The Weekly A-HA!

For me, Heaven is research rabbit holes and days of following my curiosity. And this e-letter is all about sharing what I've learned from my most recent interests. All in the hopes of sparking an A-Ha!

 
 

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Issue 1: Why is Life So Hard

Sometimes it seems like life can never just be easy. It seems like everyone around us has it easier than us. But is that really the case? What makes some people feel like life is harder for them than others? 

In this issue, we explore the hedonic treadmill, a term psychologists use to describe our tendency to return to a stable level of happiness. We also learn how to up our happiness set-point.

 
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Issue 2: THe Need To belong

Did you know that the Danes are the happiest people in Europe? They're also more likely to spend time with friends and family on a weekly basis. It all comes back to their love of hygge, a sense of cozy togetherness. While you can enjoy hygge alone, most Danes will tell you the experience is best with three of four people. That's probably because of our biological need to belong.

In this issue, we find out what one hormone can do for our relationships and how to boost it's effects on our happiness.