Happiness for Sale

Happiness for Sale

Given all this fuss, it’s interesting that most people say they believe the old saying “Money doesn't buy happiness,” at least according to one informal poll. According to research, making more money can lead to greater happiness when it’s used to purchase experiences or to benefit others (or both).

Chrissy Teigen reveals son Miles is finished wearing his helmet: 'Such a trooper'

Chrissy Teigen reveals son Miles is finished wearing his helmet: 'Such a trooper'

Chrissy Teigen has some good news to share about her son, Miles. No more helmet.” Teigen also confirmed that the helmet was designed specifically for Miles. Miles, who was born last May, got the helmet in December.

5 Daily Actions to Build Your Confidence

5 Daily Actions to Build Your Confidence

Confidence develops when you have a deep sense that you can handle the emotional outcome of whatever you face or pursue. The first step is to allow yourself to be aware of, experience, and move through the full range of your feelings, both pleasant and unpleasant.

We tried stainless steel straws with 3,800 Amazon reviews

We tried stainless steel straws with 3,800 Amazon reviews

SipWell Stainless Steel Drinking Straws, Set of 4, Free Cleaning Brush Included, $5, Amazon SipWell Stainless Steel Drinking Straws, Set of 4, Free Cleaning Brush Included $4.69 $7.99 This is the set I tried and loved.

Lil Xan Rushed to Annie Smith's Side After Miscarriage Scare

Lil Xan Rushed to Annie Smith's Side After Miscarriage Scare

Lil Xan ’s pregnant fiancée, Annie Smith , revealed that the rapper rushed to her side after she thought she’d miscarried.

Genius mom teaches kids value of picking up trash using cash

Genius mom teaches kids value of picking up trash using cash

"While trying to prove a point to my kids, we’ve just surpassed the 48-hour mark of the 'who will pick up the random piece of trash that they KNOW isn’t supposed to be there' challenge," Crimbring wrote in the caption.

'My six-year-old has tried to take his own life twice and I'm terrified'

'My six-year-old has tried to take his own life twice and I'm terrified'

Amy’s* six-year-old son Noah* has tried to take his own life twice and threatens every day to do it again. It's estimated 1 in 7 school-age children has a mental health problem, like anxiety, depression and behaviour problems, but only 1 in 4 gets the help they need.

4 Communication Skills Every Couple Needs

4 Communication Skills Every Couple Needs

When your partner makes a valid point during conversations, it's important to acknowledge the legitimacy of their argument, including when their point is about a flaw or weakness you have.

Pregnant waitress receives $100 tip with an emotional note from police officer

Pregnant waitress receives $100 tip with an emotional note from police officer

"Cops are portrayed as horrible people a lot of the time, and they aren't and this just goes to show that a young officer [saw] a struggling mother to be, and wanted to extend a little help!" English's father, Brian Cadigan, was also moved by the officer's gesture and posted what happened on — making a point to sharehow often police officers go above and beyond their daily responsibilities.

8 things every mum will learn about birthday parties

8 things every mum will learn about birthday parties

Yes, parents will disappear and that will largely be a welcome thing because it means you don’t have to feed them or make small talk and you can focus on the people that really need your attention – the kids.

Talking About Failure with Your Adolescent

Talking About Failure with Your Adolescent

So, parents need to monitor experiences of failure in their teenager’s life to make sure the young person is getting through the unhappy experience without significant injury.

Lessons from the Shutdown: Why the Second Deal Worked

Lessons from the Shutdown: Why the Second Deal Worked

Some members of both parties suggested that more of the government could be opened, but the principals at the public negotiating table only talked in binary terms.

The Biggest Relationship Mistakes Can Happen Very Early

The Biggest Relationship Mistakes Can Happen Very Early

When problematic issues arise in the earliest stages of the relationship and are not addressed, there may be an unspoken assumption that whatever has happened is acceptable to both members of the couple.

I've found the perfect travel shoe (and Meghan Markle wears the brand, too)

I've found the perfect travel shoe (and Meghan Markle wears the brand, too)

Rothy's shoes come in four basic styles — the flat , the point , the loafer and the most recent addition, the sneaker , and range in price from $125 to $165.

A Manifesto for Strength

A Manifesto for Strength

Our children need to learn how to cope with disappointment, heartache, sadness, and failure. Children are “anti-fragile," which is to say that they become more capable through challenge. These challenges and struggles are building capabilities and capacities in your child that will bear fruit later in life.

Outsmart the Anchoring Bias in Three Simple Steps

Outsmart the Anchoring Bias in Three Simple Steps

Anchoring can represent just such a bias: It refers to the automatic process of identifying available information to provide a focal point or a baseline for our judgement.

The singular heartbreak of feeling as though you're failing at everything

The singular heartbreak of feeling as though you're failing at everything

The days of being able to lose myself in work are long gone I love my job - not just because it allows me to be creative and surround myself with people I genuinely like and admire, but because I can flex the parts of myself that atrophy when I'm back at home in mothering mode.

Can Becoming an Extravert Make an Introvert Happier?

Can Becoming an Extravert Make an Introvert Happier?

All previous studies in the literature, unlike the Jacques-Hamilton study, relied on assessing the correlation between introversion-extraversion and happiness as they naturally occur in people's lives (at least as stated on self-report questionnaires).

Is it Like Pulling Teeth to Get Your Toddler to Brush?

Is it Like Pulling Teeth to Get Your Toddler to Brush?

The following are some tips you can use so your toddler won’t feel so inclined to give you the brush off when it comes time to implement good dental hygiene. Follow through with teeth brushing after every meal at home, and make it a point to talk about what you’re doing and why.

10 actually useful self-care tips for mums

10 actually useful self-care tips for mums

Your heart will race AND you will have made up for all those cold coffees." I was gonna write something about self care, but you know what? 5. Go to the gym Utilise the childcare there and sit in the cafe and drink as much coffee as you can until you sweat.

Why Sometimes Saying “No” to Your Kids is So Important

Why Sometimes Saying “No” to Your Kids is So Important

I don’t know any parent who enjoys it when their kids are angry at them, but if you continually give in to your children’s wishes and desires, doing whatever they want and getting them whatever they want, it creates an unrealistic expectation of how the world works.

How Narcissistic Are You?

How Narcissistic Are You?

If it helps, use a 1-7 scale, with 1 being "Definitely not characteristic of me at all" and 7 being "yup, that's me alright!" These items comprise the narcissism subscale of Jonason and Webster's (2010) Dirty Dozen measure of a cluster of traits that psychologists call the Dark Triad .

Kate Hudson Wants More Kids for Boyfriend Danny Fujikawa

Kate Hudson Wants More Kids for Boyfriend Danny Fujikawa

“That was, like, when I was really little, I thought that. Before Fujikawa, 32, came into Hudson’s life, the star thought her diaper days were behind her. He needs his own boy.” In the meantime, Hudson has her hands full with Rani Rose.

Kylie Jenner Is ‘Not Okay’ Without Daughter Stormi on Ski Trip

Kylie Jenner Is ‘Not Okay’ Without Daughter Stormi on Ski Trip

She also shared a photo of her Italian greyhound with the caption, “OK… miss you too, Norman.” The Kylie Cosmetics CEO still managed to have a good time while celebrating the birthday of her pal Jodie Woods. Kylie shares Stormi with her boyfriend, Travis Scott .

Is There Such a Thing As "School"?

Is There Such a Thing As "School"?

Yet five people talking about one particular school can sound as if they’re talking about five different schools because the idea of ‘school’ is so personal, evoking for each one of us an experience of childhood, of parenting, of hope and disappointment, of what we’ve come to believe about ourselves and other people. When young people talk about ‘school’, they’re usually referring (unconsciously) to those things.

Pregnancy and Early Motherhood After Anorexia

Pregnancy and Early Motherhood After Anorexia

Eating behaviours are also important in sustaining hormonal balance: relative energy deficit at points over a 24-hour period can have a detrimental effect, which is why women with a 'normal' weight but highly disordered eating patterns (starving all day and only eating at night, for example) may experience amenorrhoea or fail to ovulate despite a calorie intake that is adequate overall.

Serena Williams' daughter claps for her mom (and Aunt Venus) at match

Serena Williams' daughter claps for her mom (and Aunt Venus) at match

One-year-old Alexis Olympia cheered on both her mom, 37, and her aunt, Venus Williams, 38, as they competed against each other during an exhibition match in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. When Serena spotted her little girl clapping for Aunt Venus after she scored a point, the 23-time Grand Slam winner began laughing.

Men reading with their children

Men reading with their children

After each session, a guide watched the recording with each father, and helped the fathers to frame those videos so that they could improve the practice of reading as a result of the feedback there were viewing and discussing.

When Generations Gather at the Holidays

When Generations Gather at the Holidays

Our Early Holiday Experiences have shaped us as Adults and Parents There are few laws in the social sciences. Some of the most foundational work in this area comes from the study of “attachment” and early parent-child relationships.

Should failure to vaccinate your children be considered Child Neglect or Endangerment? : Parenting

Should failure to vaccinate your children be considered Child Neglect or Endangerment? : Parenting

But, do you think their should be national legislation introduced that would require all parents to vaccinate (at least the life-threatening or highly contagious ones, such as measles) their children, and failure to do so follow the same consequences as Child endangerment or neglect?

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