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Lancet Is Wrong: Happiness Does Affect Health. (Newser) – A major study in the respected Lancet medical journal made headlines earlier this month with a surprising assertion: Happier people don't live longer.

Lancet Is Wrong: Happiness Does Affect Health

But now three professors of psychology have combined for a rebuttal in the Los Angeles Times. "Happiness does matter for your health," write Ed Diener, Sarah Pressman, and Sonja Lyubomirsky. "A lot. " The findings in the Lancet were drawn from the ongoing Million Women Study in which women ages 50 to 69 were surveyed. The Science of Happiness. Commentary: “Enabling” Positive Financial Decisions. Until recently, parents looking for strategies on how to support a young person in early recovery had very few credible alternatives.

Commentary: “Enabling” Positive Financial Decisions

About the best a parent could hope for was cautionary but very non-specific advice about what NOT to do – like, “don’t enable”? But recently, a practical translation of a well-established behavioral research finding promises some new options for what a parent COULD do to support sustained recovery in their young person. The story actually begins with basic behavioral research with animals, but later extended to human adults, children and yes, even adolescents. In a nutshell, the vast majority of learned behaviors develop and change in response to positive and negative consequences.

Family Finds Comfort in Daughter's Photo Taken Minutes Before Her Collapse. The family of a Massachusetts teen are taking solace in a moving picture of the teen taken minutes before she collapsed from a fatal brain hemorrhage.

Family Finds Comfort in Daughter's Photo Taken Minutes Before Her Collapse

Casey Dunne, 16, was at field hockey practice on Friday when she collapsed suddenly due to a brain hemorrhage. The teen died hours later at a local hospital according to the teen's high school, Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, Massachusetts. Casey's father Matthew Dunne said the picture of their daughter has helped the family with their grief since it seemed to show her personality so clearly. "It was very helpful because what my wife and I saw of her that afternoon was in the worst possible situation," Dunne told ABC News.

Airline Hygiene Exposed. Introduction Germs are everywhere.

Airline Hygiene Exposed

That’s what we were told in school, but how does this connect with our everyday experiences? There is perhaps no better setting to demonstrate this than where people from around the world come together as they travel between cities, states, and countries. To find out just how dirty the airports and airplanes that we rely on for business and vacation really are, we sent a microbiologist to take samples from five airports and four flights. The general consensus from this study: Airports and airplanes are dirtier than your home (NSF, 2011). Take a look at all of the results from the study to learn the other locations and surfaces you should steer clear from. Results. New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy. Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller.

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

To check it out, click here. You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Be More Successful: New Harvard Research Reveals A Fun Way To Do It. 8 Negative Attitudes of Chronically Unhappy People. Learn More. The Strength Assessment & Profile Thrively offers the first and only online Strength Assessment developed specifically for children.

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While most kids find it to be as fun as playing a game, our assessment also delivers real results. Our Team worked closely with two of California's seven board-certified pediatric neuropsychologists to create a kid-friendly test that explores 23 different strengths. As your children respond to questions, we learn more and more about how they think, act, and react, enabling us to develop detailed Strength Profiles and user-specific child and parent dashboards. As soon as your child completes the Strength Assessment, you gain access to an in-depth description of your child’s core strengths and how they may apply in the “real world.” Activity & Inspirational Video Streams. Gratitude Activities for the Classroom. Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday to help students cultivate an “attitude of gratitude.”

Gratitude Activities for the Classroom

And what’s more, research shows that it’s really good for both them and their teachers! Among other benefits, gratitude helps kids feel better about school and makes educators feel less emotionally exhausted. Need some ideas on how to bring gratitude into the classroom? Here are some easy-to-implement activities, many of which can be adapted to fit any grade level. Classroom Gratitude Book. Many thanks to Head-of-School Steve de Beer and all the teachers at Friends’ School in Boulder, Colorado, and social-emotional learning expert Kim Schonert-Reichl at the University of British Columbia for sharing their ideas with me! Study Music Alpha Waves: Relaxing Studying Music, Brain Power, Focus Concentration Music ☯161.

Battling back is part of the game. 5-year-old's touching gesture feeds homeless man at Waffle House. The faith of a little boy was on full display at the Waffle House at the Prattville-Millbrook exit one night a few weeks ago.

5-year-old's touching gesture feeds homeless man at Waffle House

It's the story of 5-year-old Josiah Duncan and his mom, Ava Faulk. "We saw a man who was dirty holding a bag with his bike outside," Faulk recalled. Josiah was so troubled by the man's appearance, he started peppering his mom with questions. "He's homeless," the little boy's mother explained. "What does that mean? " Faulk wrote an email to WSFA 12 News about her son's actions, and it included many of the questions the young child had. "He didn't have any food," little Duncan explained. K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work. Wardenburg Health Center.