happiness

mind

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.
Jamie Friedlander
5.7.19
relationships

Why New Research Says It’s OK to Stay Single (and Die Alone)

Sociologist Elyakim Kislev argues that we should embrace being single.
Tiffy Thompson
2.28.19
Comics!

'Happiness Is Hard to Find,' Today's Comic by Rob Corradetti

A wolf talks about what his world is like when he's sad.
Rob Corradetti
12.13.18
research

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.
Paulette Perhach
9.17.18
Sex

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.”
Christian Jarrett
8.21.18
Holiday Fund

When It Comes to Travel, Money Actually Can Buy You Happiness

Turns out experiences, rather than things, might be more valuable.
Katherine Gillespie
5.21.18
Australia Today

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.
VICE Staff
5.2.18
marriage

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?
Drew Brown
1.30.18
happiness

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.
Markham Heid
11.19.17
mental health

People Tell Us What They Do to Help Their Mental Health

We all have ways of dealing when it falls apart.
Ebony-Renee Baker
10.11.17
mental health

I Have a Pathological Fear of Being Happy

This is a thing.
Elizabeth Brico
8.7.17
happiness

Buying Time Is Better Than Buying Things

Consider this your excuse to order delivery tonight.
Caroline Beaton
7.27.17
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