3 Scientifically Proven Ways to be Happier

Until recently, I had no idea that you could fairly easily teach your brain to be happier. As most of us could have guessed, researchers have found that positivity (having a positive outlook) makes us happier. Research shows that we are happier and more open to possibilities when we notice the positive. Positivity has also…

Meet the Police Officer Who Sits on Sidewalks with Street People

It was a heartwarming sight that made passerby Bruno Baurin stop and take a photo. He called it “Totally awesome” when he saw a Halifax Regional Police officer sitting on the sidewalk in conversation with a street person on a busy city street. The officer, Shawn Currie, didn’t know about the photo until his wife…

Amazon Buys Old Hotel in Seattle and Turns it Into a Homeless Shelter

Online retailer Amazon has a deal for the homeless in Seattle, Washington — a temporary shelter in a former motel the company just bought. The former Travelodge is scheduled for demolition in 2017, but instead of letting the perfectly good building remain vacant until then, Amazon has turned it over to local nonprofit Mary’s Place…

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