It’s one thing to know what makes people happy, but quite another to live a happy life oneself. I didn’t get a true taste of happiness until I quit my decade-long career as a happiness academic, packed all I’d need for many months onto a bicycle, and began meandering my way around the world to Bhutan.
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104-year-old B.C. veteran to walk 104 laps around retirement home for charityWell-known Vancouver Island centenarian John Hillman has just celebrated his 104th birthday, and now he plans to hold his… CTV News
Wrongfully convicted man, now free after 28 years: ‘I was finally heard’“I can’t say I knew it would happen, but I would never give up fighting for what I knew to be the right thing, that freedom… LA Times
Woman brings home a cat. Then she discovers something unusual about his size.How cute he is! The owner is very kind and sweet; not many people have the patience for living beings that have chronic illnesses,…
Kansas City prevented hundreds of evictions by providing attorneys. Now the program is growingSince launching last June, right to counsel has helped hundreds of tenants avoid eviction, proof to advocates that the program… KCUR
Leukaemia breakthrough: Experimental pill sees cancer vanish in 18 patientsThis drug has completely eliminated cancer in a third of the participants in a long-awaited clinical trial in the United… Euro News
Fact of the Day
The world’s oldest medical profession is dentistry
Humans have been performing dentistry as early as 7000 B.C., with the Indus Valley civilization using flint tools to drill teeth.
Love & Wellness
If you’re feeling blue during this time of year, there are some things you can do to help power through SAD season.
You’ve probably seen affirmations online being touted as a cure-all or at least a method to change your life completely for the better. However, they might sound confusing, useless, or even cheesy.