READER’S DIGEST: 10 Little Travel Mistakes That Make Your Vacation Unnecessarily Stressful

10 Little Travel Mistakes That Make Your Vacation Unnecessarily Stressful Reader’s Digest, Elizabeth Bacharach August 2016 You don’t research in advance Planning activities in advance boosts happiness even before your trip. “The peak of enjoyment actually comes before a vacation in anticipation of the vacation,” says Pauline Frommer, editorial director of Frommer’s Guidebooks and Frommers.com. “Planning…

RESEARCH STUDY: Helping Others Live Sober

Helping Others Live Sober: New Evidence Indicates “Helping Helps the Helper” Stay Sober Byron R. Johnson1, Maria E. Pagano2, Matthew T. Lee3, Stephen G. Post4 December 1, 2015 1Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA 2Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA 3University of Akron, OH, USA 4Stony Brook University, NY, USA Byron R. Johnson, Program on…

RESEARCH STUDY: Walking Facilitates Positive Affect

JC Miler, Z Krizan, April 2016 Walking Facilitates Positive Affect (Even When Expecting the Opposite). This study conducted 3 experiments to examine how walking induced positivity. Walking in this study wasn’t necessarily for exercise. Results showed that: even when participants didn’t know what the purpose of the experiment was, they experienced an increase in positive affect walking caused a…