Valuing your time more than the pursuit of money is linked to greater happiness, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. In six studies with more than 4,600 participants,..
We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is good for our general health and well-being. But new research is highlighting a more surprising benefit of good sleep: more feelings of gratitude for relationships…
The more social ties people have at an early age, the better their health is at the beginnings and ends of their lives, according to a new study from the University of North Carolina at..
With holiday shopping season in full swing, everyone’s looking for the perfect gift. For those who like to shop, there’s good news: Material things can bring happiness. In a recent study from the journalSocial Psychological..
A student from Chicago has created a video where she tells people they are beautiful and records their reactions. Shea Glover, 18, is heard telling her friends, fellow students, and faculty members that she is..
When it comes to emotional health, young couples — especially women — do just as well moving in together as they do getting married, according to a new national study. Using data collected in the..
People who have a higher sense of purpose in life are at lower risk of death and cardiovascular disease, reports a pooled data analysis inPsychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine, the official journal of the American..
A few months ago, the world-famous Korean violinist, Ji-Hae Park, gave a TED Talk, entitled, The Violin and My Long Dark Night of the Soul. She started with a soulful rendition of Vivaldi. Then she..
What is happiness? One of the most fundamental philosophical question is as intriguing as its length. It only has three words in it but it opens up millions of possibilities. Daniel Gilbert, a psychologist at the University of Harvard..
There is a strong correspondence between a particular set of connections in the brain and positive lifestyle and behaviour traits, according to a new study by Oxford University researchers. A team of scientists led by..