The act of migration involves taking risks in pursuit of a meaningful reward and having faith in the future. Everyone should try to live more like that.
Feelings are contagious—but you can help your loved ones when they’re sad without sacrificing your own good mood.
Well-being is far from universal. Here are four models to help you understand the world—and your own mind.
Individualism is about having the freedom to be who you are—not going it alone.
Having pride in your country can lead to greater well-being, but only if you do it right.
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Sacrificing for their kids makes fathers happier. Acknowledging that sacrifice will make everyone happier.
To get better sleep, stop treating it like a chore.
There’s plenty wrong in the world. Acting gloomy won’t fix any of it.
Try new things. Not too much. Mostly experiences.
Going against your instincts can help make you happier.
It’s time to prepare for a new and better normal than your pre-pandemic life.
Plenty of moms feel something less than unmitigated joy around their grown-up kids. Make sure yours feels that she’s getting as much out of her relationship with you as she gives.
Your time on Earth is precious and limited. Here’s how to waste it.
If you want to improve your well-being, you need to make a plan and act on it.
The joys of money are nothing without other people.
If your social life is leaving you unfulfilled, you might have too many deal friends, and not enough real friends.
Switching to Zoom forever might be convenient, but it’s a recipe for loneliness.
Lifelong, hard-to-achieve goals might not make you happier. Small steps will.
Evidence shows that hyper-specialization is not the best strategy for happiness.