Veronica Rocha

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What’s the secret to happiness? Scientists may have found the answer

The pursuit of happiness can be a lifelong search for some - but researchers believe they may have found a key factor in feeling a greater overall sense of wellbeing.<p>Individuals who feel a strong sense of belonging to social groups are much happier people, according to new research by psychologists.<p>…

Tajikistan fears instability as Afghan conflict rages on

<b>US Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to a regional summit in Uzbekistan amid fears that the Afghan conflict could spill over into neighbouring countries in Central Asia. The BBC's Khayrullo Fayz reports from Tajikistan, where the government is increasingly concerned by the threat of</b> …

Under GOP grilling, Clinton seeks to close book on Benghazi

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton strove to close the book on the worst episode of her tenure as secretary of state Thursday, battling …

6 Moves to Do in the Morning for TONS of Energy

Get up, get moving, and kick ass every day.<p>As a yoga instructor, I know how big of an impact meditation and a few yoga poses first thing in the morning can have on your day. From clearing your mind to prepping your body for eight hours of sitting, kicking off your morning with a little time to …

Yoga

More Sex Leads to Happiness, Right? Maybe Not

Happy couples are the ones who have lots of sex. A new study shows this isn't always the case.<p>Happy couples are the ones who have lots of sex. At least that's what we've been so often told, and there is some scientific grounds for this, with plenty of studies showing that couples who have more sex …

Back to School: How to Set Your Kids Up for a Happy, Successful Semester

Here are 5 simple things you can focus on to set your child up for a happy semester -- and maybe even the best school year, ever.<p>Parents: can you remember that "back to school" feeling?<p>New notebooks and school clothes -- or well-loved hand-me-downs from older siblings. New teachers. New classes. …

24 Quotes About Kindness That Will Inspire You to Make a Difference and Be Happy

Make a difference. Be happy. Be successful. Be you.<p>There are a myriad of things the world could benefit from having more of. Kindness is one of them. When you are a kind person, you're not only helping others, you are helping yourself, too. There's substantial scientific evidence that being kind …

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

Happiness

7 Ways to Get Happier in Less Than a Minute

Having a blah day? Try these super-quick mood boosters to get happy fast.<p>Some days go really well and some not so much. If your day is taking a turn for the worse and you need to stop the downward slide, you don’t want to add to the stress by eating up your valuable time. Sometimes you don’t really …

A Simple Tip That Will Enable You to 'Read' a Lot More Books

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We can all agree that reading is important. After all, they say the average CEO reads 60 books a year. I'm not sure that's healthy, as I'd rather read one book and actually implement it than 60 books and only gleen one or two tips. But …

How Sex Isn't The Only Form of Infidelity in Relationships These Days

Sure, sex is cheating and may be the most hurtful case, but have you ever stopped to think you're being cheated out of your relationship every day? We experience a lack of communication, attention, passion, intimacy and even lack of love.<p>It's 5:30 am, and your alarm goes off. You open your eyes, …

Relationships

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

Ronda Rousey Will Play Herself in a Movie Adaptation of Her Autobiography

With her 34-second victory over Bethe Correia Saturday, Ronda Rousey once again proved she’s at the top of her game as the UFC Women’s Bantamweight …

Zimbabwe Official Calls For Extradition Of American Lion Hunter Walter Palmer

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition of Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed a famous lion named Cecil, which was being tracked in a university study.<p>The Minister of Environment, Water and Climate Oppah Muchinguri said that they are appealing to the proper authorities for Palmer's …

Wildlife