Study shows that regularly attending music concerts makes people happier

An Australian study involving 1000 people has concluded that people who regularly go to concerts are happier with their lives overall than those who don’t. Basically, the survey reports that people who went to any sort of communal musical event said they were pretty satisfied with their lot, on a bigger scale than those whoContinue reading “Study shows that regularly attending music concerts makes people happier”

Neural link between generosity and happiness is identified in the brain.

That warm, fuzzy feeling you get when you’re being generous or charitable happens when the brain areas involved in generosity and in happiness synchronise. No one likes a Scrooge. It’s been shown that generous people make more popular partners, and researchers have also honed in on the brain areas linked to generosity. But fundamentally, beingContinue reading “Neural link between generosity and happiness is identified in the brain.”

CEO Dan Price of Gravity Payments takes 90% pay cut to ensure that all his employees make at least $70,000 a year by the next 3 years

Price, who heads up the Seattle payment processing firm Gravity Payments that he founded, has pledged to make sure all of his staffers make at least $70,000 annually in the next three years. To do that he’s cutting his $1 million salary to $70,000, and dipping into the firm’s annual $2 million in profits. ThisContinue reading “CEO Dan Price of Gravity Payments takes 90% pay cut to ensure that all his employees make at least $70,000 a year by the next 3 years”