positive feelings

Research now explains the good times


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Ever wondered why time sometimes seems to fly, and sometimes drags on endlessly? There are times when even with positive feelings of contentment or serenity, time ... Read more...

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Mindfulness helps women deliver healthier babies


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) First-time pregnant women who heed their own emotional and physical changes, tend to give birth to healthier babies than others who don't, according to a latest ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Multi-tasking makes you feel good but hits performance


May 1st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) People multitask not because they are good at it but because it makes them feel good, says a new study, which explains why it is so ... Read more...

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Being near the sea is good for you


April 20th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Exercise in the open air is good for you, but you can only reap its full benefits if you head for the coast or the countryside ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

World Tour Finals: Nadal wins three-hour battle with Fish


November 21st, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal fought hard for three hours to overcome debutant Mardy Fish at the ATP World Tour Finals here.Nadal met Fish, his first ... Read more...

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More people turn to god in societies under stress


August 9th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Many more people turn to god in stressed societies and also seem happier. However, when peace and plenty reign, people are happier independently of their religious ... Read more...

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Hopeful consumers make healthier choices than happy ones


April 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A study into why happy people are more likely to eat candy bars, whereas hopeful people choose fruit, has shown that when people feel hope, they're thinking about ... Read more...

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Happy people go for candies


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Happy people are more likely to eat candy bars and hopeful ones choose fruit."Most of us are aware that we often fall victim to emotional eating, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Good mood can fog your memory


March 31st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Though good mood brings along cheerfulness and positive feelings, it is also linked with forgetfulness, as such a state of mind decreases your working memory capacity."Working ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey ‘felt a sense of emptiness’ after Oz visit


March 29th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 29 (ANI): TV mogul Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she 'felt a sense of emptiness' following her visit Down Under.The turmoil was revealed on an episode of Winfrey's new ... Read more...

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Sleepless nights can lead to euphoria, risky behaviour: Study


March 24th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study has warned that a sleepless night can result in short-term euphoria, which can potentially lead to poor judgment and addictive behavior.Researchers at UC Berkeley and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dating other couples may improve your romantic relationship


February 11th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Want to put the spark back in your romantic relationship? Start dating other couples, suggests a new study.Romantic relationships often start out as enjoyable or even exciting, but ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kelly Osborne Comes To The Rescue Of Miley Cyrus


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
British media personality Kelly Osbourne has said in a statement via networking site Twitter that she not only respects her friend Miley Cyrus but also thinks that she is the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Genuine, open-mouthed laughter is most appealing: Study


November 17th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Laughter that is genuine, involves the vocal chords, and is made with an open mouth, is the most appealing, according to a new research.The study found that people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Over six in 10 Florida white voters inspired by Obama’s win despite lingering racism


September 14th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Gainesville (Florida, US), Sept.14 (ANI): A new University of Florida (UF) study has found over six in ten white Florida voters inspired by and proud of the presidential candidacy of a ... Read more...

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Couples who rush into marriage really are more likely to split up


September 12th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): Couples who rush into marriage really are more likely to part ways, according to an academic study.Researchers tracked the relationships of 168 couples over 14 years.They found that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Mindfulness’ mediation improves mental health in teen boys


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): 'Mindfulness' meditation, the process of becoming more aware of one's surroundings, improves mental health and well being in teenage boys, says a new study.Researchers from the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Money cannot buy happiness


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Money can buy you security but not happiness, says a new study. A worldwide survey of happiness of over 100,000 people has shown that there is a link between ... Read more...

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Money ‘can’t buy you total happiness’


July 1st, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Money really can by you happiness - or at least one form of it, according to a new study.A worldwide survey more than 100,000 people revealed that money ... Read more...

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Some kinds of excitement lead to unhealthy choices


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) You might want to avoid shopping for food right after a heavy workout or drinking after an intense day of high-powered negotiations if you want to avoid ... Read more...

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Being aroused ‘can lead to unhealthy choices’


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Being aroused in any way may make you feel positive and happy, but that can come at the cost of your health, says a new study."While happy ... Read more...

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Getting angry good for health: Study


June 2nd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) It may contradict common wisdom but getting angry is good for health. The emotion reduces the negative impact of stress, says a new study. According to the study, anger ... Read more...

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How companies can save brands against ‘Tiger Woods’ backlashes


May 19th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): When a firm picks a single celebrity to endorse their brand, it can backfire - just like Tiger Woods' recent indiscretions affected Accenture. Now, a new research ... Read more...

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How companies can secure brand loyalty


May 19th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): When a firm picks a single celebrity to endorse their brand, it can backfire - just like Tiger Woods' recent indiscretions affected Accenture. Now, a new research ... Read more...

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Spouses of dementia sufferers ’six times more likely to develop same condition’


May 5th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Spouses of dementia sufferers are six times more likely to develop the condition themselves, compared to similar older married adults whose partner never develops dementia, according to a ... Read more...

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Over 50pct women in abusive relationships think their partners are dependable


April 13th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): More than half of the women in abusive relationships think their partners are highly dependable and still possess certain good qualities, according to a survey.A new study by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Even toddlers reward those with good intentions


April 8th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington Apr 8 (ANI): Toddlers as young as 21 months appreciate good intentions, and will do their best to reward the efforts of people who try to help them, a Queen's University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Saudi Arabia lauds contributions of Indian expats


February 28th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Riyadh, Feb 28 (IANS) The Saudi Arabian leadership Sunday lauded the contributions of 1.8-million strong expatriate Indian population to the development of their nation during the course of their ... Read more...

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Simple act of planning a vacation gives us happiness


February 19th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): People anticipating taking a break to go on a vacation are happier than those who have no travelling plans, a new study claims.Jeroen Nawijn from Erasmus University in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Weekends are magically uplifting for working people


January 12th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) 'Weekend effects' are magically uplifting for working people. They experience better moods, greater vitality and fewer aches and pains - from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, says the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Depressed people can’t sustain positive feelings


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): People who suffer from depression cannot sustain activity in brain areas related to positive emotion, according to a new study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.The research has overturned ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Love really does bring with it feeling of jealousy


November 13th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): With love comes jealousy, and even science endorses the belief. Researchers at the University of Haifa have found that the oxytocin hormone, known as the 'love hormone,' also ... Read more...

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Kate Major Interview: The Story Of “Happily-’Never’-After”


August 6th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
Kate Major, the object of Jon Gosselin's characteristically brief affections, is now finally ready to spill the beans on her brief fling which resulted in her having to quit her job and ... Read more...

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After exit, most Alaskans view Palin negatively


August 2nd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug. 2 (ANI): Just days after Sarah Palin stepped down as Governor, her popularity among Alaskans has gone down, with more people holding her negative view than positive, a new ... Read more...

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Winners enjoy waiting to know about their prize


June 16th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Winning a prize makes people happy, but those who win get much more pleasure in waiting to know what they have got, according to a new study.Study authors ... Read more...

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