The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime, so you might as well try and enjoy it.
By getting us to focus on what matters to our lives, affirmations can act as a counterbalance to spiralling negative thoughts.
Joy is very different from our other emotions.
Doing the little things has a role to play in maintaining our sense of happiness as well as in treating mental illness.
The concept of ‘wellbeing’ has been embraced everywhere. But there’s a downside to the obsession with ‘wellness’ that we need to examine.
The good news is that we can all improve our happiness levels with daily practice.
Day to day, sunshine might not affect our mood – but light and dark seasons do.
What I’ve learned on the journey to happiness.
Loneliness and social isolation are some of the strongest predictors of poor health. But many studies informing Canada’s new alcohol guidelines don’t consider social connection at all.
Tantrums and overflowing nappies are no fun. But happiness is more than a bunch of pleasant feelings, as influential philosophers have argued.
As the year ends, how has New Zealand fared on global and domestic measurements, from social and economic freedoms to tackling poverty and homelessness?
Research shows that religious people who actively participate in religious gatherings tend to have a more positive experience of Christmas, with expectations largely fulfilled.
When managers are more positive, companies and their workers benefit.
Women are often considered the barometer of a relationship’s success, but research shows that it takes both people to contribute to a relationship’s satisfaction and happiness.
The documentary presents a hopeful story of recovery. Here’s what this means for you.
Performing small acts of kindness for others can provide a boost to well-being. Research supports the old adage: in helping others, you really can help yourself.
During times of stress and change, people are often advised to practice self-care by looking after themselves, yet what about the benefits of showing kindness to others?
Isolation and exclusion are common and damaging experiences.
The U-shaped curve of age and happiness doesn’t stand up to scrutiny, a new study finds.
What research tells us about what to keep and what to cut back on.