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Happiness Rituals You Need To Start Doing

Our pursuit of happiness is infinite, some believe. In order to be happy, you have to decide, first, to make that decision every day and then work towards it. At least, that’s what most experts will tell you. A new research, however, may have the key to true joy as it reveals happiness rituals that anyone can do.

Neuroscience Recommends Four Happiness Rituals

UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb may have the answers to the question: “How can we be happy?” Korb and his team did an observation about the gray matter in our heads, and here are the happiness rituals they have discovered:

1. Gratitude

The age-old technique of thinking about what you are grateful for when you are down might just have a better effect on our brain than we imagine. If we are feeling down or are worried about something, the best thing to do is not to focus on the negative but on the positive. Ask yourself what you can be grateful for despite your problems or worries. Researchers explain that anti-depressants are taken by those who are depressed so that dopamine in their brains is increased. Gratitude has a similar effect. read more

The Newest Dating Trend Just Hit 2018

The year is off to a good start it seems. And that includes dating scene as well. The first (of probably many) and newest dating trend of the year just popped up. Everyone is calling it “clearing”.

Everything You Need To Know About The Newest Dating Trend

Statistically, January has always been the busiest month for online dating. A couple of sites have been writing about the surge recently. The people signing up for online dating, the number of app downloads, as well as the number of matches made, always seem to rise during this month. While this is not a new phenomenon, it has recently just been given a name.

Whenever Black Friday comes, people flock to different stores to clear out different items of interest on sale. With the newest dating trend, a similar situation happens. Those who are unwillingly single grab every chance they get to meet someone new – someone who can be a potential partner. It’s like clearing the shelves. read more You’re Marriage Material If You Have This Type Of Personality

When it comes to dating, we usually asses the people we meet if we have a future with them. We analyze their characteristics and personality to see if they are marriage material. That’s the purpose of dating, after all. However, have you ever wondered if you are the marrying type yourself? reveals a list through one personality test. Marriage Material Characteristics

A test called the Myers-Briggs Set says that the type of personality called ISTJ is the most marriageable. It stands for introversion, sensing, thinking, and judgment. Some of the most famous personalities in mainstream media have this personality. George Washington, Queen Elizabeth II, and Warren Buffet are some of the famous people who have the ISTJ set. read more

The Easiest Way To Set Up Relationship Boundaries

Contrary to what most couples think, setting up relationship boundaries is actually a good thing. It does create a bit of a distance between you and your loved one because boundaries is another way of saying “No”. However, you want that tiny bit of space to keep your individuality and relationship intact.

Setting Up Healthy Relationship Boundaries

Not a lot of couples set relationship boundaries because it is a hard conversation to have. As mentioned, setting boundaries is another way of saying “You can’t do this” or “This is not acceptable”. In most relationships, however, it’s not a question of the lack of boundary setting. It’s a matter of poor or unhealthy relationship boundaries. read more