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.
We now know that we cannot spend our way to happiness nor pursue it as an individual goal. It turns out that happiness is built on the foundations of good relationships and broad well-being.
Pixar's new film, Inside Out, shows that chasing happiness along won't necessarily bring well-being, which is a view backed by the latest psychological research.
Watching cute cat videos and looking at their online pictures may not be a waste of time. A new study has found doing so could boost energy levels and increase feelings of happiness.
Why the modern role of men as fathers is something we must embrace.
Susan Oman interviews Goldsmith's Will Davies, author of The Happiness Industry.
How an evolutionary psychologist sees our obsession with being thin.
While Conservative pundits wonder why high scores for economic competence aren't boosting poll numbers, some clues might lie away from financial measures.