Americans with lower incomes today are less happy than they were 40 years ago. Could the growing class divide be to blame?
Once something bound up with other people, more recently 'happiness' is seen as something very individual. Has our dependence on each other during lockdown changed our sense of where happiness lies?
Our study of 14,000 Australians shows the effect of 18 major life events on happiness and life satisfaction.
The virus threatens our health both directly and indirectly, placing the future of global happiness in serious jeopardy.
Mood tracking apps are sophisticated tools that track, measure and improve our emotions. But doing so may make our emotional data vulnerable to interested third parties.
Traditional fishers are one of the most economically vulnerable professions in Indonesia. But, my research found that they are happier than those in other professions.
In these times of fear and uncertainty, many of us face daily decisions regarding the right thing to do. An ethicist offers guidance on how to think through them.
Gratitude has a strong connection to well-being, but more than that, two psychologists say, it could have a powerful effect on others. So, don't hold back when it comes to expressing it.
With a deepening climate crisis, unprecedented biodiversity loss and widespread inequality, it's pertinent to question if indefinite GDP growth will deliver true and long-lasting prosperity.
There are many ways to be happy, but we can also find comfort in the knowledge that our constant dissatisfaction is what makes us human.
Today's national accounts will be important, but for many Australians will say little about living standards.
Happiness varies by location, and what matters for happiness varies as well.
After the intensity of early courtship, even a healthy, happy relationship can feel lackluster. Psychology researchers have ideas for what can help you perk up your relationship rather than give up.
Research suggests Harry and Meghan would be well and truly in their right minds to be sick of royal fame and fortune.
Losers suffer a far greater sense of loss than the corresponding euphoria experienced by those on the winning side.
Societies have much to learn from the pursuit of happiness on an individual level.
Of the countries we looked at, all have seen an increase in subjective happiness since the 1970s.
Men and women who report a decrease in sexual activities are more likely to experience a deterioration in how they rate their overall level of health.
Finding your creative space with meaning.
In Nordic and Latin American countries, education systems promote well-being and resilience. The UK still has a lot to learn.