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People Who Enjoy Cleaning The House Are Happier, More Relaxed, Survey Finds

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Mar 19, 2018 … OAKLAND, Calif. — Need to inject some positivity into your home? A little spring cleaning might just do the trick, a new study finds. Clorox, the household name in the cleaning industry, recently released findings from a multifaceted study it conducted in which the findings suggest that keeping a neat living space promotes empathy. The…

Concert Therapy: Live Music Better For Mental Health Than Yoga, Study Finds

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Mar 31, 2018 … LONDON — Stressed out? Perhaps you should check out your local amphitheater’s summer concert schedule. Concertgoing, a new study finds, may be better for your mental health than doing yoga. Researchers at Goldsmith’s University in London recently recruited 60 British adults to participate in an experiment comparing the health benefits of seeing live music to those of…

Key to a thriving, happy romance? Plenty of playfulness, say researchers

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Mar 29, 2021 … HALLE, Germany — A new study finds that couples who play together, stay together. Researchers in Germany say being playful with your loved one can influence how happy you feel with your sex life. It may even reveal how long the relationship will last. Scientists believe playfulness is not only important for children, but it…

Post-COVID attitude? Americans more focused on enjoying life now than career and success

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Feb 02, 2021 … NEW YORK — Sometimes, all it takes is a world-changing crisis to give people a new perspective on life. A majority of Americans say they’re planning to focus more on health and happiness rather than career and success after the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, that also means getting their financial flaws in order too. The…

Smiling more often — even faking it — ‘tricks’ your brain into feeling happy, study finds

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Aug 19, 2020 … ADELAIDE, Australia — Can a smile truly make everything better? A new study finds even if you don’t feel like smiling, faking one can have positive impacts. Researchers say smiling triggers certain facial muscles which can trick your brain into feeling more positive. The study by the University of South Australia examines participants holding a pen…

Life Gets In The Way: Nearly Half Of Americans Want To Exercise, But Don’t Have Time

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Nov 23, 2019 … NEW YORK — It seems most Americans know what they have to do to be happier, but just don’t have the time. A survey of 2,000 American adults found that 79% said they feel generally happier when they stick to a regular exercise routine. However, 48% also said they’re too busy from work and other obligations…