3) A virtual choir 2,000 voices strong. Play these videos! The music will take your breath away.
4) Yale’s Most Popular Class Ever: Happiness. “Scientists didn’t realize…10 or so years ago, that our intuitions about what will make us happy, like winning the lottery and getting a good grade — are totally wrong.” I have been obsessed with what makes people happy for more than a decade, and I totally support this statement. First, Happiness, being happy, is a choice. Second, Happiness, real and lasting happiness, comes from within not from something external.
5) In the afterglow of Valentine’s Day: Why We Kiss. For starters, we are wired that way, though only forty-six contemporary cultures kiss romantically! And guess what else? Sixty-six percent of women will end a budding relationship based on a bad first kiss. For men, it is fifty-nine percent. I think how we kiss would be a good follow-up to why we kiss!
6) The Secret To Staying Happy Is Getting Whatever Exposure To Nature You Can Get. “A new study finds that even just seeing a tree or hearing a birdsong will up your state of mind.” I make it a point to get out and walk most days for precisely the reasons mentioned in this article. I find that a momentary change of scenery, fresh air to the brain, and movement in my body makes a big difference in both my productivity and feeling less stressed. Read more.