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How much money do people need to be happy?
Take three people. All are unmarried, 33-year-old women who live in the United States.
Feb 24 12:08PM Quartz

Clear a Path and Grow Your Mind
Because we live in a richly diverse world in which, more and more, we depend on one another, isolating ourselves is simply not an option. We are social creatures and need to be in relationship with others, John A.
Feb 24 3:00AM Medium

Should You Add Adaptogens to Your Wellness Routine?
Plus, why these herbs have been getting so much buzz. | Photo: S847 / Getty Images Charcoal pills.
Feb 23 10:20PM Shape Magazine

4 things the best leaders train their brains to do
According to neuroscientist Tara Swart, leaders need to be at the top of their performance. To improve your performance, leaders need to optimize their thinking and thus, their brains.
Feb 23 9:57PM Business Insider

The Positive Benefits of Exercise Apply to Your Mental Health Too
When your mental health isn't 100 percent, the effects can be exhausting. Never mind dragging yourself to the gym even a Netflix binge session might require more energy than you're able to give.
Feb 23 8:53PM Brit + Co

How Mindfulness Helps You Get Unstuck
Has someone ever sent you an angry email, and then you found yourself, weeks later, thinking about it while you're wide awake at 2am? Emotions can be a major source of distraction, according to researchers Richard Davidson and Daniel Goleman, who have chronicled what we know thus far about the meditator's mind in a new book, Altered Traits, Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body. In this whiteboard session for Harvard Business Review, Davidson and Goleman talk about one of the most important discoveries: repeated practice helps us untether from emotional cues that keep us mired in distraction specifically, rumination.
Feb 23 7:55PM Mindful

The essence of healing
This article along with others on mastering your mind, body and soul connection are featured in Newsweek Special Edition: Spiritual Living. Most of us trust our doctors even when they hand us a prescription for a drug we can't pronounce.
Feb 23 1:08PM Newsweek

Meditation for sleep
Do you find it difficult to get to sleep, or wake up a few hours after going to bed and find it hard to drop off again? My sleep was affected when I was struggling with long distance care of my elderly parents, and it was a huge relief to discover the Insight Timer app and meditation for sleep. And it was reassuring to know that if I woke up worrying in the early hours I could switch on a meditation to take my mind off the problems that are always so nightmarish at that time of night.
Feb 23 12:41PM All Things Bright & Good

How Much Money Do You Need To Be Happy? Less Than Most People Are Making
If you thought earning more money would make you happier, you were only partly right. There's a point at which more money has decreasing returns in terms of our emotional well-being and life satisfaction.
Feb 23 12:23PM Fast Company

Should the government try to maximise happiness?
Money can't buy me love, sang The Beatles, although it is doubtful that this was a rigorous empirical claim. Still, nobody disputes that there's more to life than money and a new book, The Origins of Happiness (UK) (US) argues that happiness should be a guide to government policy.
Feb 23 12:00PM Tim Harford

6 famous historical sites to visit in Thailand
Shares 148Thailand's rich history dates back to thousands of years. The impressive landmarks we see today are remnants of the ancient temples and Buddhist architecture built by several emperors that ruled the country at the time.
Feb 23 6:19AM A Luxury Travel Blog

Beautiful Practice Ground: The Secret to Training Your Mind
By Leo Babauta I've been diving deeper into training the mind when it meets difficulty, stress, the urge to procrastinate, anger, pain, uncertainty, discomfort. And here's the secret I've learned: what most people take to be bad news is actually the good news.
Feb 22 10:14PM zen habits

UMass Medical School Creates First Division of Mindfulness
Marking unprecedented support for the role of mindfulness in health care, the University of Massachusetts Medical School announced in December the creation of a new division dedicated to its academic study. The Division of Mindfulness, the first of its kind, encompasses the university's existing Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society, started by Jon Kabat-Zinn in the 1980s.
Feb 22 7:13PM Mindful

How Mindfulness Meditation Builds Emotional Intelligence
More and more leaders are discovering mindfulness meditation builds emotional intelligence. What do they know that other leaders don't? Research indicates that emotional intelligence, more than any other factor, differentiates great leaders from the rest of the pack.
Feb 22 5:30PM Germane Coaching & Consulting

Here's How Much Money You Have to Make to Be Satisfied and Happy
Finance / Money It's only a fraction of the millions you dream about. February 22, 2018 2 min read How many times have you thought, If I just made $5,000 or $10,000 more per year, then I'd be happy? Turns out, a marginal raise like this might be the key to feeling satisfied and happy for some.
Feb 22 4:31PM Entrepreneur

Why Success Comes From Happiness
Happiness is a tricky topic. We all approach it in different ways; we all achieve it through our own unique method.
Feb 22 3:50PM Inc.com

Know When Enough is Enough
This latest post came into being in a very peculiar way. On one recent afternoon I was thumbing through the pages of the latest issue of Money magazine and the first story I stopped and read was titled The Insane Amount Millionaires Say They Need to Be Happy.
Feb 22 1:31PM RetirementSavvy

Source for Money, Source to Learn
Everyone wants to make money and be comfortable in life, and this has led to people going to school to acquire degrees, skills, and knowledge that allows them to qualify for a good job or better placement in a company they desire. Yes, we all have to pay the bills.
Feb 22 1:03PM ERE Media

The dark side of daydreaming
Daydreaming is one of life's great joys. You can indulge in it when you're stuck in a boring meeting or a long queue.
Feb 22 10:23AM The Conversation

Why you shouldn't want to always be happy
Shares 11In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the center of psychology research and theory. It continued a trend that began in the 1960s with humanistic and existential psychology, which emphasized the importance of reaching one's innate potential and creating meaning in one's life, respectively.
Feb 22 10:12AM Change your thoughts