Articles about Happiness

The Whole Human

This life skill is more vital to your happiness than any other

In this age of “winning,” life is surely not won in just one month or one year. The journey of success is as old as time.


How to have a happy marriage: 7 powerful secrets from research

Everybody wants to have a happy marriage. Unfortunately, on average, marriages get less happy with time. This is how to have a happy marriage.


Survey: Millennials say they need a salary of $80k ‘to feel happy’

Millennials, need an average salary of $80,000 "to feel happy" — those younger than 30 said $53,500, while those 30 and up said $101,500.


Daughters of working moms grow up to be just as happy as kids of stay-at-home moms

For daughters of working moms, not only does it improve their career, they will also end up just as happy as children of stay-at-home moms.

Career Change

How to change careers with no experience in your new field

The prospect of career changes, however, can seem daunting — especially without a background in the new field of interest.


5 reasons success will not make you a happy person

If life fundamentally sucks, it’s going to continue to suck no matter how successful you are. Here are 5 reasons success will not make you a happy person.

Highest Paying Jobs

These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in August 2018

To help you find what you are looking for, Ladders has put together this list of companies hiring for the highest paying jobs as of August 2018.


This is what Americans think the perfect day looks like

The average American will only have 15 "perfect days" a year, days where participants cannot imagine it "going any better than they did."


Why money actually can buy happiness (and how)

No matter your income, money can be used to give you a healthier, easier lifestyle depending on what is best for you. How to use your money to buy happiness


4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve only got 30,000 days of life. Seriously. Here’s what classical philosophers and modern science agree can make those days better and happier.

Job search

Survey: Benefits, commute time top things that make a job more appealing

"Attractive benefits and perks" are the most popular things that would make Americans more inclined to hit "send" on a job application.


The secret to success no one talks about (but everyone needs to hear)

Let’s face it — nothing as powerful as a sustained life of happiness and success will ever come easy. It must be earned.


9 traps you fall into that limit your happiness

Changing habits in the name of happiness is one of the best things that you can do for yourself and taking control of it makes everyone around you happier.


These childless women are happy – so why won’t anyone believe them?

We've still not reached a place where the choice to remain childless is free of judgment. For many, being subjected to other people's opinions persists.


Read this if you’re going through adversity

After going through a lot of adversity (personally and professionally) myself, I’ve learned a few things about staying motivated.

Office Life

How to make Fridays more fun in the summer, even if you can’t leave work early

Here's how to make the last day of the work week better — even if  "Summer Fridays" are a total afterthought at your company.


Here are 7 lessons I learned from living alone

I live alone. For the first time in all of my dozens of years. It’s only been a few months, but here are some lessons I’ve learned from living alone.

Family Life

6 things the happiest families all have in common

Family life is hectic. Most of play it by ear and hope it works out well. Are there legit answers about what creates the happiest families? Yes, there are.

The Whole Human

The 2 lessons about happiness that completely changed my mindset

Recently, I’ve had two eye-opening realizations about life and they’ve helped me feel happiness when things aren’t going as planned.


Tired at work? Try out this new nap pod lounge

When you work in an office that may be an impossibility. Enter the rise of the nap pod service for employees seeking a relaxing break from office drudgery.

Personal Finance

How one retired Millennial made more than $60,000 in passive income last year

J.P. Livingston continued to generate income while retired, earning more than $60,000 in one year with less than five hours a week of work.

Work-Life Balance

The REAL reason for work-life imbalance (and 3 solutions)

If you’re juggling a hundred balls, you need an overall work-life strategy to calm things down — not just tactics that give you more to do.

Office Life

Study: 53% of professionals work remotely at least half of the week

A new report found that 53% of professionals work remotely at least half of the week — and increasingly, employers are embracing it and other options.

How To

A guide to writing the perfect pitch to secure a side hustle

Career happiness doesn’t have to be just a far-fetched idea. A side hustle can make it a reality, and if you need help getting a start, this can help.

The Whole Human

Sadness: The surprising emotion that improves focus

The next time sadness alights on your shoulders, take heart. It can sharpen your focus and maybe even lead you to creative breakthroughs with your work.