When you most need to get happier, try giving happiness away.
Perfectionism can make you miserable. Here’s how you can muster the courage to mess up.
Voluntarily sacrificing pleasurable things resets your senses and makes you master of yourself.
When it comes to lasting romance, passion has nothing on friendship.
The Dalai Lama teaches that we are all interconnected and inseparable from one another. Acknowledging that can make us less lonely, more compassionate, and better investigators of the truth.
Some of us strive for a virtuous life. Others strive for a pleasant one. We could all use a better balance.
She who dies with the most checked boxes wins, right? Wrong.
If where you live isn’t truly your home, and you have the resources to make a change, it could do wonders for your happiness.
Set goals to improve your well-being—not your wallet or your waistline
The pandemic makes it dangerous to gather in person, but for the sake of your well-being, find connection however you can.
Are you a Mad Scientist, a Cheerleader, a Sober Judge, or a Poet?
The times when we most want comfort and rest may paradoxically be the times we most need to move, for the sake of our well-being.
In presidential elections, the happiness losers lose more than the winners win.
As society gets richer, people chase the wrong things.
Obsessing over politics could hurt your happiness and your relationships.
Humans like to feel optimistic about and in control of where their life is headed. The pandemic has made it very hard to feel that way.
Transitions feel like an abnormal disruption to life, but in fact they are a predictable and integral part of it.
Work friendships are crucial to happiness. What happens when you can’t make them?
When we think of our identities as fixed and unchanging—I am this kind of person; I am not that kind of person—we’re shutting ourselves off from many of life’s possibilities.
The pursuit of achievement distracts from the deeply ordinary activities and relationships that make life meaningful.