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Eight secrets of the happiest and long-living people on earth: You could be one of them!

What do the happiest people on earth have in common? Recently, researchers analyzed the common characteristics of the people who call themselves very, very happy with their lives, and who tend to live long. Here is what they found:

1. Relationships

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A ten-point programme to develop the reading habit in children

Young boy reading a bookResearch has consistently found that reading habit is the one common characteristic among high achievers, both in school, and later on in life. Warren Buffet was asked once about the reason for his success. Continue reading A ten-point programme to develop the reading habit in children

Are we helicopter parents? Or should we be?

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Some parents, like helicopters, hover over their children, supervising and overseeing their life. The term ‘helicopter parent’ (also called a ‘cosseting parent’ or a ‘cosseter’) refers to a parent who is extremely and closely attentive to a child’s problems and experiences, particularly at school and college. Continue reading Are we helicopter parents? Or should we be?

Lessons we can learn from a butterfly

butterfly and cocoonLife is about continuous learning. We can learn from all creatures big and small in the universe.

The butterfly has long been recognized as a symbol for transformation, which is defined as a thorough change in the form of appearance or character, usually for the better. Continue reading Lessons we can learn from a butterfly

How long will you live? Take this simple test to predict longevity

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We are all interested in knowing how long we will live. Of course, accidents and illnesses can happen anytime, but barring all those unexpected events, well, how many years are you going to live? Continue reading How long will you live? Take this simple test to predict longevity