If we are forced to accept a situation that is not of our own choosing, our brain adapts itself to it and makes the situation seem pleasant to us.
In psychology, what happens if we stop assuming everything is broken about a person and begin to ask what’s giving someone joy and happiness, and how do we grow these aspects?
Researchers have found that although happiness and meaningfulness greatly overlap, there are also distinct differences. One can have an unhappy but meaningful life, full of challenges; and also an outwardly happy, yet totally superficial life.
Here are some very popular videos that have been making the rounds lately which are quite fun, and also quite moving.
We all want to be happy, and yet this priority is not reflected in the current education we are giving to our children. However, with so many different viewpoints on what constitutes happiness, is happiness education feasible?
People have many different reasons for starting meditation – what can research say about meditation’s ability to answer them all?