Original Article by Helena Asprou appeared on Classicfm.com on 4 February 2020
The fascinating new research proves that music heals and suggests that in future, music could be prescribed to help us focus, feel happier, relax and overcome sadness.
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A lot of so-called “positive psychology” can seem a bit flaky, especially if you’re the sort of person disinclined to respond well to an admonition to “look on the bright side.” But positive psychologists have published some interesting findings, and …Read More
Who would have thought that such a simple action can have such a profound effect on the level of happiness in our lives? Catch the setup in the first 30 seconds, the beauty of the experiment unfolding, the perfect moment …Read More
Laughing alone is good. Laughing with friends is even better.
A recent study explores laughter’s impact on sensitivity to pain and the role of endorphins in the process.
According to study researcher Robin Dunbar, of the University Oxford:
“We think …Read More
One of 2012’s top 10 insights from science highlighted by Greater Good (UC Berkeley’s center for the Science of a Meaningful Life) is that gratitude sustains relationships through tough times.
In a study published in August 2012 in the Journal …Read More
We flourish in the face of difficult interpersonal hurts through the pursuit of forgiveness and gratitude.
Research published in the The Journal of Positive Psychology (vol. 5, May 2010) shows that when a person experiences a “hurt” by another — …Read More