Happiness

Positive thinking can go a long way. Learn about how to live your happiest life.

This Is the Exact Age When the Average Woman Is Happiest

Good news: Your best years are still ahead.

If You Need an Instant Dose of Happiness, Focus on This

The next time you need to take a second to chill, visualizing this will help you get there.


Health Benefits of Gratitude: 5 Ways Counting Your Blessings Can Improve Your Life

Thanksgiving will come and go, but the positive effects of gratitude can last all year.


9 Reasons to Smile for World Smile Day

Smiling is a universal sign of happiness that crosses all borders. It's also free, makes you feel good, and is...


8 Smells That Can Make You Happier, According to Science

The key to happiness might be right under your nose.

10 Mood-Lifting Essential Oils That Are Instant Pick-Me-Ups

As if shopping for beauty products alone didn't boost your spirits, now you can purchase beauty products with aromatherapeutic qualities...


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Deepak Chopra’s Simple Happiness Habit You Can Steal Right Now

Even if you slept through English class, it's never too late to appreciate a good poem. You'll be so glad...


15 Ways Reframing Your Thoughts Can Change Your Life

Our mind is the mighty force behind just about everything in our lives: Our thoughts can either hold us back...


8 Morning Mantras to Commit to Memory Right Now for a Brighter Day

Words hold a lot of meaning, so choose wisely what you say to yourself first thing in the morning. The...


If You Possess This One Skill, You’ll Be Happier Every Single Day

As much as you want to give negative experiences the cold shoulder, doing the opposite may actually make you happier...


How to Develop a Positive Attitude in 6 Easy Steps

Is your glass always half-empty? Retrain your brain to look on the bright side with these strategies from Shawn Achor,...


10 Times Overly Positive Thinking Can Totally Backfire

Most of the time, positive thinking takes you to a happier, healthier place. But not always.


7 Morning Mantras to Kick-Start Your Day off Right

In the words of Buddha, "What we think, we become," and that's never truer than in the morning.

Being Angry Will Actually Make You Happier—Seriously!

Consider this a free pass to let all of those frustrations out.


This Small Mental Trick Is Helping Me Make Better Decisions Every Day

Get ready to give up mindless multitasking for something better—more control over your life every single day.


Here Is What You’ll Regret Most in Life, According to Science

Spoiler alert: It all relies on the company you keep.


The Secret Behind Why Millennials Are the Happiest Generation Ever

No, it doesn’t have anything to do with avocado toast.


The 44 Words That Will Give You a Longer (and Happier) Life

There’s an old saying: “It’s not about adding years to your life but adding life to your years.” So how...


Here’s Exactly How to Tap into Your Intuition for a Happier, Healthier Life

How many times have you said to yourself, "I had a bad feeling about this. I just wish I had...


A Rare Epilepsy Disorder Took Their Toddler’s Life. But This Family Focused on Finding Joy

After their newborn was diagnosed with a devastating condition, this family knew they didn't want despair to rule their life—so...


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Science Has Found a 30-Second Trick to Get Happier

Scientists have come up with a pretty cool way to nip those negative memories in the bud.

The Secret to Finding True Joy Is Simpler Than You’d Think

"The more grievous the world, the more we need to remember the luminous beauty at the center of life."


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12 Ways to Wake Up Happier Tomorrow Morning (and Every Morning)

With these positivity-boosting strategies, you can be happier right now.


In a Rut? This Quick Trick Can Make You Happier for an Entire Month

The secret to happiness is only a few minutes away with this simple mental exercise.


Why Forest Bathing Is the Hottest New Mind-Body Trend

We're not suggesting you take a bath in the woods, but soaking up nature could be the most relaxing thing...


32 Secrets of People Who’ve Crossed Major Items Off Their Bucket List

Ordinary people just, you know, doing extraordinary things. (And you can too!)


A Psychologist Explains How Making a Bucket List Can Make Your Life More Meaningful

And how a simple visual aid helped her summit Mount Kilimanjaro.