Articles about Happiness

The Whole Human

Want to be likable? 7 universal secrets to help you

You cannot be liked by everyone, but these secrets can make you more liked by just about everyone (everyone worth being liked by anyway).

Salary

Study finds that ‘very unattractive’ people make more money

A study from the Journal of Business and Psychology of 20,000 young Americans, interviewed the subjects at home at age 16 and then three more times before they turned 29-years-old. The researchers looked at the correlation between attractiveness and income of the participants based on a five-point scale of physical attractiveness from "very unattractive" to "very attractive." They found something very interesting when it came to looks and earnings...

wellness

Stanford professor: The workplace is literally killing us

No good employer is going to outright say that they kill you, but new research finds that too many modern workplaces are grim reapers inflicting a fatal amount of stress on our bodies and minds.

The Whole Human

If a happy, successful life is about developing 3 good daily habits, what would they be?

Life is about simple pleasures and joys and that happiness is attainable at any moment. As I look back at the past 18 months (the happiest and most financially successful of my life), there are three habits that stand head and shoulders above the rest.

Inspiration

What I learned from Sheryl Sandberg’s class on resilience

I took Sheryl Sandberg's class on resilience. Here's what it taught me that can be applied to our careers.

Advice

How to get your mind and career ready for spring

So with the first day of the new season arriving on March 20, it's the perfect time to apply your spring cleaning mentality to both your mind and career. Here are some ways to shake off the winter blues and enter spring with a new sense of passion.

Wellness

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

To be your authentic self, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs.

Advice

This is how to find joy: 4 simple secrets to the good life

Four things we can learn about happiness from our elders.

Advice

5 tips on how to relax and reduce stress after a day at the office

Stress experts often talk about “setting boundaries” between work and home. But in this day and age of mobile phones and other devices that connect us back to work 24/7/365, how is that even possible?

Advice

10 things successful people (who are actually happy) do differently

Researchers found that people who were both successful and happy over the long term intentionally structured their activities around several major needs.

Productivity

10 things happy professionals do before 10 a.m.

Contentment isn’t a destination, but a process — and if you’re smart, a priority for both your professional and personal life. How do you carve in time to be happy?

News

This is the price of happiness according to researchers

Money can buy you happiness — but only up to a point. Researchers found a strong relationship between individual's income and their personal satisfaction ... and the numbers may surprise you.

Advice

How to be your best self: 3 secrets backed by research

Research shows the benefits of caring for yourself the same way you care for your friends, pets and family.

Advice

4 ways to help get over career bitterness

Here's how to healthily process everyday work disappointments, so that you won't get consumed with unhelpful bitterness.

Advice

10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

10 rules to stop chasing the things that you think will make you happy, and start realizing that your peace and happiness are entirely up to you.

News

Survey: Americans reach a record level of unhappiness

If you're feeling gloomy at work, don't think that it's just you. According to the annual Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index, Americans are currently more unhappy than they have been in a decade.

Inspiration

Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim shows us why enjoying the moment can make you more successful

Olympic athletes spend years of practice preparing for their one big moment. Under this pressure, you may think that the best way forward is to be serious to stay focused. Studies have shown otherwise, and for Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim broadcasting her food cravings to 189,000 followers helps ease her nerves.

Advice

Secrets of success from people who love, love, LOVE their jobs

For those who have struggled to nail down their passion and motivations, ‘falling in love’ with work can seem as impossible as snagging Prince Charming. Luckily, these talented professionals have landed in a career they adore and have shared their tips for success, right in time for Valentine’s Day.

Studies

Your paycheck may not matter to a date, but your debt does

When you first start dating someone, you're evaluating them for compatibility with your values, searching for clues for where their interests meet yours. Two new surveys have found that how much our dates earn is not a concern, but whether or not they are in debt definitely does.

Advice

Ancient wisdom reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

Learn from the Stoics — turns out they knew a thing or two — and try these 4 rituals for a happier life.

Advice

How to fall back in love with your career

As we inch closer to Valentine’s Day, there’s so much pressure to be publicly in love. If you stop to think about it, one of the most important relationships in your life is with your career. So, how can you fall back in love with the job you spend nearly every day of your life working at or thinking about?

Advice

4 ways to add more meaning to your day, life & career

When your enthusiasm flags and every day feels as blah as the one that came before, how can you find ways to add meaning to your day, much less your life or career?

Productivity

8 paradoxical habits of wildly successful people

Most wildly successful people are complex — so complex that many of their defining qualities are paradoxical. Rather than an “either/or” set of static characteristics, they’re more likely to demonstrate both and that's a key to their success.

Email

3 things to do when your boss constantly sends late-night and weekend emails

When your boss constantly sends emails late into the night and all weekend, it can seriously affect your stress and productivity levels. Here's how to handle it.

Productivity

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Getting over these four commonly held irrational beliefs will make you much happier.