Are married people happier in later life?

If you think being married is key to a happy life, think again, says study. Research has previously found married people have a greater sense of life satisfaction in later life compared to divorced or single people. Whilst this may be the case, the conclusions were based on a snapshot in time, and life is... Continue Reading →

Why are nature sounds good for our health?

Whether you're in a wood, park, garden or downloading nature sounds at home or work, they have more health benefits than you realise, according to research. In collaboration with the national park service, researchers from North America analysed data from 18 previous studies exploring how natural sounds influence human health.  “Sound perception enables most species,... Continue Reading →

Can healthy lifestyles make us happy?

Fruit, vegetables and exercise influence future happiness and delayed gratification could be the key, says research. Research has shown healthy lifestyles lead to increased wellbeing and happiness. However, scientists didn't know whether people eat healthier and exercise more because they are happy or happy because they eat healthier and exercise. Researchers from the Kent School... Continue Reading →

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