The secret of happiness is, find something more important than you are dedicate your life to it.
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Rethinking the Placebo Effect

Rethinking the Placebo Effect

Sep 13, 2014-- Maria Popova of BrainPickings draws on the latest research in health and social science for this powerful piece on "the startling psychological effects of loneliness, optimism, and meditation." Read on to learn about the powerful new findings on the placebo effect, and why the secret of happiness is to "find something more important than you are and dedicate your life to it." (23042 reads)


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