Despite the fact that they have fewer close friends in the workplace, less autonomy, more repetitive jobs and feel less …
Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain fall dramatically down rankings because of recent economic woes, while political turmoil has Egyptians, Burmese and Saudi Arabians feeling low
The more we use Facebook, the worse we feel.
It’s easy to think of the highly self-disciplined as being miserable misers or uptight Puritans, but it turns out that exerting self-control can make you happier not only in the long run, but also in the moment.
What are you feeling? For the first time, a brain scan might be able to answer that question.
There’s a reason why being kind to others is good for you — and it can now be traced to a specific nerve.
Move over dopamine, there’s a new “pleasure” molecule that could broaden our understanding of the chemistry of joy, laughter, addiction and even anger.
Wisdom may come with age, but does happiness follow suit?
Which comes first, happiness or money? Much scholarly head tapping has been devoted to examining whether richer people are happier and if so, how much richer? Nobel prize-winners have even looked into it. But a new study suggests …
Moving poor families out of low-income neighborhoods doesn’t help increase their wealth, education or job status, but it does offer a different kind of long-term boost: better health and more happiness.
Gallup.com found that working mothers report greater well-being than stay-at-home moms. Is a job the ticket to bliss?
Negative attitudes are known to be detrimental to cardiovascular health, and now a new study finds that having a positive, optimistic outlook can have the opposite effect.
Armed with new data showing that pressured kids are prone to depression and anxiety, an anti-Tiger mom (she’s an academic and Chinese as well) takes aim at Amy Chua’s contention that pushing children is healthy.