Articles about Quality of Life

Parenting

5 ways for parents to empower their daughters

Gender stereotypes persist. According to a survey of 1,900 girls and young women between 7 and 21, conducted by the charity Girlguiding, many feel that pressure from social media, TV, friends, teachers and parents affects how they think and act.

Quality of Life

These are the 10 happiest countries on Earth (with one glaring omission)

Does money buy happiness? Not necessarily. Well, certainly not if you look at the UN’s World Happiness Report rankings for 2018. The UN considers six different factors—GDP, life expectancy, social support, generosity, freedom, and corruption—across 156 countries when putting together this list. GOBankingRates.com then looked at the rankings and determined the average annual wage and unemployment rate for each country to determine if there was a strong correlation between economic factors and overall happiness.

How To

How to (actually) find your purpose

To find your purpose, commit to working on what you love to do every week for at least two years. There are no shortcuts to reach enlightenment.

mental health

Do you get the ‘Sunday scaries’? 5 ways to banish them

As the clock ticks ever closer to Sunday evening, you might recognize a sinking feeling in your heart. “Ugh, another day at that dreaded place!” is what your mind tells you, as you reluctantly get yourself ready for the new week at work.

The Whole Human

How to immediately change your life for the better

Don't allow your future to be limited by your age or your situation; stop being afraid of what might go wrong and start getting excited about what could go right. Here are 10 ways you can begin right now to steer yourself toward a more fulfilled and happy life.

Advice

Distinction bias: Why you make terrible life choices

Research on brain function and the science behind distinction bias can help explain why we often make terrible life choices.

Advice

7 surprising books that will make your life better

These 7 books can help you cheat at life by spending less time frustrated, and more time living well.

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.

Sleep

Study: Yes, you may be able to catch up on sleep during the weekend

Stop feeling guilty for hitting snooze on Sunday morning. The extra sleep will help you recover from the week before, and help you prepare for the long week ahead.

News

The Google Chrome extension Memento Mori would like to remind you that death awaits us all

Seize the day, they said. It would be easy, they said. Just kidding. Now, there's an easier way to potentially make sure that work isn't your everything. It's called Memento Mori, a clock without days that counts down on your computer, because as we all know, our time here is limited.

Advice

Research reveals: How to create happy memories that will last a lifetime

Latest research on how to create memories for a happier life.