connection

Is “Friendship at First Sight” a Real Thing?

“Friendship at first sight” really does exist. But it’s more about shared laughter than “sight”. It’s born out of that magical “you too??” It’s a happy coincidence, a friend crush that starts with positive interactions which will later be consolidated through…

Love: The Magic Wand in Parenting

Being a father is challenging. Being a mother is challenging. It is today and it always will be. There is no formula for doing it well. But there is one ingredient that should be in everyone’s parenting toolkit: love. When…

Oxytocin, the Love and Happiness Hormone

Oxytocin is a hormone with several different jobs. We still don’t know exactly what a lot of them are. We do know, for example, that it is oxytocin that connects us with other people. It’s what injects us with a certain…

What Makes Us Happy: A 76-Year Study

In 1938, Harvard University (USA) began a project called “The Study of Adult Development“. Its primary goal was to determine what really makes us happy. The study is still going, and it is one of the most complete in its…