Well-being is a subjective notion – but that doesn't mean it can't be quantified.
For years, social scientist have assumed that it's class that determines a person's health and well-being. Have they been barking up the wrong tree?
How we think about wellbeing depends on where we come from, who we are and our experiences and aspirations. One study took account of this by involving Yawuru people in every aspect of the research.
Historical data for Australia shows young people have fared better than their global counterparts in terms of economic opportunity but this masks a growing disparity among youth.
Research shows shared work spaces are not just distracting but bad for workplace friendships.
An increasing number of companies have well-being policies, but some can do more harm than good.
A lack of sleep is a problem for children with ADHD and their parents. New research has an uplifting message for both.
Moves to measure country progress in other ways to GDP are on the rise. Here's how happiness researchers are changing the game.
The way it's portrayed in the media you'd think it was certain that the internet made children unhappy. The evidence says otherwise.
So-called 'healthy towns' will address child obesity and dementia, but the real killer remains at large.
Why it's harder to find love with a learning difficulty.
Effective altruists say you should make the greatest difference – here's a better way to get people giving.
Coming into a fortune is definitely not the route to happiness. Here's what you can do to stay chipper.
If New Year's resolutions have you in an abstemious mindset when it comes to enjoyment these days, consider a pleasure recalibration based on 'l'éducation du gout.'
Communities that rate highly for liveability share certain essential features. We can identify and build these key ingredients into our cities to create thriving places where people want to live.
Gardening can tackle stress, low self-esteem and depression.
After the middle years of their life, people report increasing levels of happiness. An expert unpicks the data.
Singing in a choir really can change your life for the better. And yes, anyone can do it
Global leaders are signing up to an ambitious agenda in New York.
Buen Vivir is a concept and practice influencing politics and communities across South America. It involves a radically different way of thinking about collective wellbeing and sustainable living.