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Laugh Often to Live Well | Brain Blogger

Laugh Often to Live Well | Brain Blogger | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it

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You have heard it time and again – laughter is the best medicine. Humor and mirth offer a multitude of preventive and healing effects and a new study is offering more evidence that laughter has quantifiable benefits for the brain.

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John Michel's curator insight, May 10, 2014 2:53 PM
You have heard it time and again – laughter is the best medicine. Humor and mirth offer a multitude of preventive and healing effects and a new study is offering more evidence that laughter has quantifiable benefits for the brain.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 10, 2014 8:42 PM

Children laugh up to 300 times a day and adults an average of 5 times a day. If school were fun and enjoyable for children and adults, perhaps we would laugh more.

Fatima Formariz's curator insight, May 23, 2014 8:49 AM

Laughter has healing effects, easy medecine.

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How to Find Your Place in the World After Graduation

How to Find Your Place in the World After Graduation | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
A few guidelines for creative people: First, stay in the room. You might need to be a little bored. Don’t fill those moments with cat videos.
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Let These Game Theorists Show You A Better Way To Resolve Conflicts

Let These Game Theorists Show You A Better Way To Resolve Conflicts | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Coin tosses might seem fair at first, but they create envious losers. Here's an alternative that leaves everyone happy.
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What Makes a Good Life? Lessons from the Longest Study on Happiness | Robert Waldinger | TED Talks

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger

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Chris Carter's curator insight, May 18, 1:24 AM
A 75-year longitudinal study on what makes people happy. I'm glad this one is from Harvard.
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Why Americans Ignore the Role of Luck in Everything

Why Americans Ignore the Role of Luck in Everything | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
In a talk about his new book on luck, the economist Robert Frank offered some ideas for increasing luck awareness.
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6 Simple Steps to Get Your Mojo Back After You Lost It

6 Simple Steps to Get Your Mojo Back After You Lost It | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
We all have times when we lose our confidence. It's a terrible feeling--you just want your old mojo back, but you're starting to wonder if that will ever happen.
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10 Powerful Mantras to Stop the Drama in Your Life

10 Powerful Mantras to Stop the Drama in Your Life | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
One of the most powerful changes you can make in your life, which will undoubtedly make you a happier person, is learning to let go of drama. Here's how.
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The Hidden Dangers Of Highly Emotional Intelligent Coworkers

The Hidden Dangers Of Highly Emotional Intelligent Coworkers | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Employees who are in complete control of their emotions can also manipulate the emotions of those around them.
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Constraints Can Be a Catalyst for Creativity — Pacific Standard

Constraints Can Be a Catalyst for Creativity — Pacific Standard | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
The Green Eggs and Ham hypothesis is confirmed.
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Why So Many Smart People Aren’t Happy

Why So Many Smart People Aren’t Happy | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
It’s a paradox: Shouldn’t the most accomplished be well equipped to make choices that maximize life satisfaction?
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How The Most Successful People Constantly Question Their Strongest Beliefs

How The Most Successful People Constantly Question Their Strongest Beliefs | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Staying open-minded and questioning everything is hard work, cognitively speaking.
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How to Redesign Your Life With Just 3 Questions

How to Redesign Your Life With Just 3 Questions | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
This is your life. What do you want it to look like?

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(From the article): At first, your actions will be small. Maybe you’ll send an email to a friend to find out what’s hurting them. Or maybe you’ll find some online training that will show you how to achieve more. But over time, this simple exercise will etch away the stone and reveal the singular roadmap for your success. 
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These are three excellent questions when we go deep with them.
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How To Tell The Difference Between Optimism And Wishful Thinking

How To Tell The Difference Between Optimism And Wishful Thinking | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Anything that keeps you motivated is a benefiteven a bit of delusion.
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12 Sure Signs You Are Doing Better Than You Think

12 Sure Signs You Are Doing Better Than You Think | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Sometimes we don't know how good we have it until we actually pay attention.
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The Insanely Simple Way To Prioritize Your Work And Life

You already have values. Your company already has values. And they're not what you've sticky-noted to your laptop.
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How To Be Persuasive: 7 New Secrets From Hostage Negotiation

How To Be Persuasive: 7 New Secrets From Hostage Negotiation | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Whether it’s dealing with family members, buying a car or negotiating a raise, persuasion is always a useful skill.

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9 Ways to Stop Being Negative - Center for Healthy Minds

9 Ways to Stop Being Negative  - Center for Healthy Minds | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Center for Healthy Minds Founder Richard Davidson weighs in on how to cultivate a positive attitude in the Huffington Post
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How to Move Beyond “You’re Either With or Against Us”

How to Move Beyond “You’re Either With or Against Us” | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
The author shares the power of reflective thinking and tolerance for ambiguity. These two concepts can make a difference in helping people embrace heterogeneity.
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6 Overarching Goals You Should Have On Your Bucket List

6 Overarching Goals You Should Have On Your Bucket List | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Your bucket list should include a mixture of accomplishments, activities, and civic duties that not only improve your life, but your world.
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Self-Criticism or Self-Compassion: Which Works Best?

Self-Criticism or Self-Compassion: Which Works Best? | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Do you ever hear a little voice chattering away in your head that fills you with self-doubt? You know the one.
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Brenda Bentley's curator insight, May 4, 9:47 AM
Learning to be kind to yourself is a practice.
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Putting Work in Its Place

Gaining perspective from the world beyond web design, we’re reminded that work is not an end in itself. Instead we can each define for ourselves the place of work in our lives.
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Welcome To The Post-Work Economy

Welcome To The Post-Work Economy | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
For the future economy to work, we need to get rid of our unhealthy fixation on what work and jobs mean to our self-worth.
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Think Outside The Box Is The Dumbest Premise We Have Ever Sold To People"

Think Outside The Box Is The Dumbest Premise We Have Ever Sold To People" | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
“Think outside the box” is the dumbest premise we have ever sold to people. Yet, everyday, we hear business people, friends and family say this overused cliche. Do they really know what they’re
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