The design of children's hospitals and other health facilities for young people have come a long way from the institutions of the past. Now, they're a place to reduce stress and support mental health.
Societies have much to learn from the pursuit of happiness on an individual level.
"Sadfishers" are people who post sensitive or emotional personal material online to gain sympathy or attention. But this behaviour might actually indicate a deeper psychological issue.
Of the countries we looked at, all have seen an increase in subjective happiness since the 1970s.
Not only could less work pay for itself by boosting productivity, it's necessary for human and planetary well-being.
The 'superblocks' are expected to have massive benefits for health and well-being – but it takes good governance.
High levels of inequality damage our health, harm social cohesion and act as a brake on economic performance.
Researchers examined how youth on three continents think about digital technology today and conducted an experiment to learn what youth said after living without their phones for a week.
Small businesses fail to recognise the business benefits and importance of prioritise staff mental health and well-being.
Research has found that students suffer lower levels of well-being when they don't regularly use their greatest strengths of character.
New research tracked 20,000 people to figure out the ideal 'weekly dose' of nature.
Increasing numbers of older Australians don't own their homes. Whether they are private renters or live in social housing can make a big difference to their risk of loneliness and anxiety.
Happiness may well be a choice, but it is a difficult choice. And much that might make that choice a little easier depends on the choices of influential others.
Life expectancy has more than doubled in the last two centuries. How much more can it increase?
Countries around the world are taking society's happiness and well-being into account when formulating policy. So, why is Australia so focused on economics as the sole marker of progress?
As a society, we often don’t think about how legal professionals might be affected by the work that they do.
We assume that people in Nordic countries have a better standard of mental health than anywhere else, but that assumption is based on a limited way of measuring it.
Working out can make you a better worker, too.
Studies show the presence of natural living things in homes improve wellbeing. So why not have your own version of a Christmas tree all year round?
Britain – and many other countries – is facing an acute care crisis that is inextricably linked to the entrenchment of neoliberalism.