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Giving makes young children happy

Giving makes young children happy | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
If it is indeed nobler to give than to receive, it may also make you happier – even if you're a toddler, according to a new study.
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Smiling through the tears: Study shows how tearjerkers make people happier

Smiling through the tears: Study shows how tearjerkers make people happier | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

Tragedy movies like “Titanic” deliver what may seem to be an unlikely benefit: what seems like a negative experience -- watching a sad story -- made people happier by bringing attention to some positive aspects in their own lives.

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People with 'balanced time perspective' more likely to call themselves content

People with 'balanced time perspective' more likely to call themselves content | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
A new study demonstrates that having a certain "balanced time perspective" can make people feel more vital, more grateful, and more satisfied with their lives.

 

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GS: Rigidity versus flexibility comes into play so many areas of mental health. People with rigid mind sets tend to see things in black-and-white terms while flexibility refers to the ability to consider nuances.

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