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The Happy Smartphone

New best use for cell phones: happiness transmitters! There is no doubt we are living in a mobile phone revolution. From the most rural areas of India or Indonesia to the highest skyscrapers in Manhattan there are hardly any people, regardless of age, sex, nationality or social layer who would not have a mobile communication […]

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Happiness as a “Reward” Rather than a Purpose

What the world needs now is a happiness virus! Earlier this year in an emotionally captivating article the writer describes the findings of a Jewish concentration camp survivor, a psychiatrist by profession, who continued working with fellow camp members even in the most inhuman circumstances. Viktor Frankl concludes, based on very direct and precise real […]

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Virtual Happiness Therapy as Effective as Face-to-Face

Traditional “couch-therapy” continues to lose ground to technology driven psychotherapeutic interventions. Researchers studying the impact of virtual therapy report face-to-face sessions  have little-to-no advantage over Internet-Age innovations. Since the advent of the Internet-Age, psychologists and therapists have looked for ways to extend their reach using virtual technology. Not surprisingly, the concept has met with violent […]

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The Happiness Ratio

Happiness has a magic ratio! Researchers independently discovered it requires five positive actions to neutralize  each negative one. Barabara Fredrickson is a leading happiness researcher at the University of North Carolina specializing in deciphering the purpose of emotions in human evolution. The role of miserable feelings is so basic to the story of survival that […]

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