How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness
Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our mental health.
Why New Research Says It’s OK to Stay Single (and Die Alone)
Sociologist Elyakim Kislev argues that we should embrace being single.
'Happiness Is Hard to Find,' Today's Comic by Rob Corradetti
A wolf talks about what his world is like when he's sad.
The Truth About How Much Happiness Money Can Buy
Yes, money helps you like your life, but how much you enjoy it depends on how you get it and how you spend it.
Having Sex Makes You Think Life Is More Meaningful
“Meaning in life often arises when an individual feels their basic need for belonging is met with someone.”
When It Comes to Travel, Money Actually Can Buy You Happiness
Turns out experiences, rather than things, might be more valuable.
Whinging About Work Can Be Good For You, Research Says
Never let anyone tell you that your "negative vibe" is getting the office down ever again.
This 108-Year-Old Man Is Right: Men Desperately Need a Good Marriage
Men need a good marriage more than women do, why is that?
Trying too Hard to Be Happy Can Make You Feel Like Crap
It's like sleep—the more you strive for it, the more elusive it can become.
People Tell Us What They Do to Help Their Mental Health
We all have ways of dealing when it falls apart.
I Have a Pathological Fear of Being Happy
This is a thing.
Buying Time Is Better Than Buying Things
Consider this your excuse to order delivery tonight.