There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Linda Wasmer Andrews on January 15, 2019 in Minding the Body
Eight wellness professionals share their favorite tips for getting up on the right side of the bed.
By Lara K Ronan M.D. on January 14, 2019 in The Neurobiology of Wellness
Humor and laughter are known to have beneficial effects on one’s mood and sense of well-being. Anyone can attest that laughter just makes us feel good.
By Liz Matheis Ph.D. on January 14, 2019 in Special Matters
Do you have a co-parenting alliance, or are you at odds with your other half?
By Mitch Prinstein Ph.D. on January 14, 2019 in The Modern Teen
There are two different types of popularity. Which one do you want?
By Shahram Heshmat Ph.D. on January 14, 2019 in Science of Choice
Self-mastery is the highest degree of power.
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on January 14, 2019 in Click Here for Happiness
How to deal with FoMO—or fear of missing out—and be more present in each moment.
By Harriet Lerner Ph.D. on January 13, 2019 in The Dance of Connection
6 do’s and don’ts to protect good women from bad books.
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on January 13, 2019 in Tech Happy Life
There is much division in America, with "The Wall" quite symbolic of it. What's one reason underlying this divide, and how can we move forward?
By Lydia Denworth on January 12, 2019 in Brain Waves
The secret to healthy aging? A new study reveals the powerful, positive and pervasive effects of filling life with people and activities that feel worthwhile.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on January 12, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Holding a grudge can make your relationships unpleasant, if not miserable. New research suggests the 5 best ways to help you get past that grudge and move on.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on January 12, 2019 in Living Single
Shouldn’t married people be more likely to follow their dreams? Not according to these singles. Research offers some hints about why this is happening.
By Theresa E DiDonato Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Meet, Catch, and Keep
People think about breaking up with their partners, but sometimes don't for reasons that have little to do with their own relationship happiness.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Lifetime Connections
Here are five questions to help you decide if a faltering relationship is worth the effort of repair or is better left behind.
By Jeff Corbin, MD MPH on January 11, 2019 in Rethinking Normal
It takes more then just strength of will to make lasting changes for the new year.
By Jamie Gruman Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Don't Forget the Basil
Do you feel tired and burned out? Intentional inefficiency may be the cure.
By David J Bredehoft Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in The Age of Overindulgence
Overindulging children can lead to external rather than internal life goals, resulting in greater risks of unhappiness, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and intimacy problems.
By Iben Sandahl on January 11, 2019 in The Danish Way
How seeing the good in others can help bring love and forgiveness into the world.
By Kristen Fuller, M.D. on January 11, 2019 in Happiness Is a State of Mind
Dry January is more than just about quitting alcohol for a month. It's about taking back your health, strengthening your social bonds, improving your sleep, and much more.
By Robert Puff Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in Meditation for Modern Life
Although a definition of happiness rooted in the pleasure principle is accepted as common knowledge, it is one worth challenging.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
Any couple can work towards reviving a fulfilling, healthy romantic relationship. The first step is believing that you can.
By Andy Tix Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in The Pursuit of Peace
“Soulfelt” appears in none of the major dictionaries. By this criterion, it is not a word. But, it should be.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in Psychology Yesterday
What did arguably the smartest person of his day think humans desired most?
By Julia DiGangi Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in Reasonable Sanity
How being "ugly" can set you free.
By Katherine Nelson-Coffey, Ph.D. on January 09, 2019 in Living Life Well
What were your 2019 resolutions? A few suggestions for setting resolutions to improve your happiness.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on January 09, 2019 in Psychology Yesterday
Some 40 years ago, Jonathan Freedman’s "Happy People" was published, marking a new era in the study of happiness in America.