Trust not the face…
Facial expressions might not be reliable indicators of emotion, research indicates. In fact, it might be more accurate to say we should never trust a person’s face, new research suggests. (1) Trust your feelings. Not your senses. Trust you. Not others. Trust the cosmos. Not the stars. There is nothing to see in the waves. […]
Happiness. Meaning of life. Genes.
For the first time, locations on the human genome have been identified that can explain differences in meaning in life between individuals. This is the result of research conducted in over 220,000 individuals. The researchers identified two genetic variants for meaning in life and six genetic variants for happiness. (1) We want to be unhappy. […]
Extraordinary sorrow… Extraordinary happiness… [Poem]
So happy… So sad… Can it be any other way? Laugh. Cry. Extraordinary happiness… Immense sorrow… What can be more joyful… Than tears pouring down the rain… What can be more sad… Than the most loud laughter under the sunny glory day…
Happy new year, with disease and misery! (again)
Harmonia Philosophica has said it before more than once, but repetition is the mother of learning… Most of us do not want to be reminded of the basic element of life. For all of you that had the courage to continue reading this wire despite its despicable title, I have one reminder: health is overrated! […]
The secret of happiness. Known already for thousands of years…
“A calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness,” wrote Einstein in German on a piece of hotel stationery which was sold for millions of dollars in an auction last year. (1) But this is not news. A calm and modest life was always promoted by wise […]
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