Chirag Bhadresh Shah

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Top Russian senator proposes ‘Ministry of Happiness’ to improve life

Matviyenko made this proposal after meeting the prime minister and vice-president of the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in Abu …

How the science of happiness can help us shape public policy

In the past five decades, however, it has moved into the domain of science and given us a substantial body of research.<p>This wellspring of knowledge now offers us an enticing opportunity: to consider happiness as the leading measure of well-being, supplanting the current favourite, real gross …

Success In The Real World: 7 Daily Behaviors Conscientious People Avoid

I walked out into the middle of the street without looking both ways, forgot to pay parking tickets, lost debit and credit cards regularly and, when I became self-employed, convinced myself everything would just work out.<p>My “I’ll just make it” mentality is characteristic of my generation: …

Self-improvement

A Prescription For Longer Life, Better Sex And Increased Happiness

How much would you pay for a drug that could lower your risks of chronic illness, increase your life expectancy, improve your sex life, minimize your stress and expand your happiness? The good news is that at no cost to you, you can achieve all of those benefits in return for 30 minutes of your …

I'm A Woman Who Doesn't Have Or Want Kids, And I'm Happy

How I stopped feeling “selfish” about being child-free.<p>Throughout my twenties, as it became ubiquitous among women my age, I waited patiently for my maternal instinct to kick in. Over time, I suspected I might be lacking it entirely. It’s not that I don’t like kids; in fact, I love spending time …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

Psychology

It turns out money can buy happiness, but only if you spend it the right way

We’ve all heard the maxim that money can’t buy happiness. But remember how happy you were at dinner with friends last week, or watching <i>Star Wars</i> in the cinema, or buying all four of the Elena Ferrante Neapolitan novels? None of that would have been possible without good old money.<p>Now researchers …

Psychology

3 research-backed secrets for increasing your confidence

There's an easy answer: Don't.<p>Yeah, it's a trick question.<p>But we've all been led to believe that self-confidence or self-esteem is the answer to everything.<p>It's not.<p>In fact, research shows it's the cause of a lot of problems.<p>We don't need more self-esteem.<p>We need more <i>self-compassion</i>.<p>Don't believe …

How to Handle Your Stress So You Can Be Successful | Inc.com

Today most of us are expected to do more with less. We lead lives that are more demanding on every front--work, family, social, health--with little time left over to unwind. Stress affects our mental health, our well-being and our performance at work.<p>But there are ways you can help yourself. Here …

Success

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …