We all have a favorite song and science says that this song is most probably linked to an emotional event.
Music has a significant impact on our perception. The University of Groningen confirmed this fact with a study.
Spending money on others makes us happy, much more than spending the money on ourselves.
When it comes to spending, make sure you spend more money on experiences, travelling and making memories rather on material stuff. This will make you happier.
In the 21 century kids are more mentally challenged than the average patient in a psych ward back in the 1950ies. More than half of the world population today suffers from some sort of psychological disorder, like depression, anxiety or substance abuse.
Some religious practices can help you lower your stress levels. According to studies, people who pray and meditate regularly have a lower stress level than those who don’t,
Research shows that an average American would be completely satisfied and happy in life if he made 75.000 USD per year. This amount of money is enough for a comfortable life.
If you spend time around happy people you too will be happier.
People age 18 to 33 suffer the highest amount of stress due to the fact that this is when we make major life decisions about family, work, education and so on.
You can actually make your brain believe you’ve slept well even if you didn’t. This is called placebo sleep and will give you more energy.
There are more ignorant people who believe they’re brilliant and more intelligent people who think they’re not. This is the Dunning Kruger Effect and it’s becoming more and more prevalent in recent years.
You make more rational decisions when you think about them in another language.
You’re less likely to succeed if you announce what your goals are in advance than if you keep them to yourself.