Penguin swims 5,000 miles every year for reunion with the man who saved his life

It’s the story of a South American Magellanic penguin who swims 5,000 miles each year to be reunited with the man who saved his life. Retired bricklayer and part time fisherman Joao Pereira de Souza, 71, who lives in an island village just outside Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, found the tiny penguin, covered in oil and … Read morePenguin swims 5,000 miles every year for reunion with the man who saved his life

Is this Japanese concept the secret to a long, happy, meaningful life?

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What’s your reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help. Originating from a country with one of the world’s oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan … Read moreIs this Japanese concept the secret to a long, happy, meaningful life?

New neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

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You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them. Actually, don’t trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy. UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has … Read moreNew neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

100+ Timeless Quotes About True And Real Love

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If you are in love, you already know that it’s hard to put into words, but these true love thoughts and love phrases make saying what you’re really feeling a whole lot easier. These famous true love quotes and sayings can help you describe your emotions in words. These real love quotes are admired and  adored throughout the … Read more100+ Timeless Quotes About True And Real Love

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis. One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an iPhone since she was 11—sounding as if she’d just … Read moreHave Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

Scientists Say That Being Forgetful Is Actually A Sign You Are Unusually Intelligent

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Having a fast or accurate memory recall is certainly something that comes in handy at school when you’re doing something like learning multiplication tables. It can also be useful in the workplace when you’re trying to remember someone’s name. With that said, forgetting names or fun facts happens to the best of us. However, when … Read moreScientists Say That Being Forgetful Is Actually A Sign You Are Unusually Intelligent

Study Shows The More You Hang Out With Your Mom, The Longer She’ll Live

Study Shows The More You Hang Out With Your Mom The Longer She will Live

Inviting Grandma over for dinner may actually extend her life — and increase its quality — a new study shows. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco found that loneliness plays a large role in the decline so often associated with old age. The study followed 1,600 adults, with an average age of 71 — despite … Read moreStudy Shows The More You Hang Out With Your Mom, The Longer She’ll Live

90+ PROFOUND Sympathy & Condolences Quotes For Loss

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Expressing our condolences can be hard because it’s never easy finding the right words to convey our emotions and express the sympathy we hold in our hearts. However, expressing our sympathy and letting our friend or family member know that they can count on us is a thoughtful gesture. You should remember that a personal note … Read more90+ PROFOUND Sympathy & Condolences Quotes For Loss