“For me happiness is not only for myself, but also includes my family,” says Thinley Yangzom. “If there are needs in my family and I can provide for them, that is what gives me satisfaction.”
As the International Day of Happiness approaches on March 20, we are highlighting some of the things we think make life great.
For Paula Francis and Linda Wheatley, two women from Vermont who really want to have a conversation with you, the journey of 8,000 miles starts with a single idea of spreading awareness that everyone has the inalienable right to pursue happiness.
Candace Cameron Bure’s success as a parent is rooted in her own family upbringing. We watched her grow up playing young D.J. Tanner on the still-popular family sitcom Full House, and she emerged from that experience as a well-adjusted, happy young woman.
The bluebird is a symbol of happiness in many cultures around the world, including in Ru
Gretchen Rubin shares incredible insights on how to create positive habits that will last.
Flip the switch from negativity to positivity with these three simple tips.
All work and no play makes coming to the office a chore. Read on to learn the three surprising reasons why you should be celebrating more at work.
Can being in nature restore your well-being in just five minutes? Science says "yes."
Santa Clarita, California-based The Gentle Barn is the last resort for unwanted farm animals (there are 170 now), which it nurtures for the rest of their lives.
Abandoned as an infant on the streets of Calcutta, India, Jayme Illien was adopted by a woman in the United States. His mission, he realized, was to share what he believes to be the purpose of life: happiness.
What secret to happiness is held by residents of the mountainous kingdom of Bhutan? Find out here.
What's the secret to happiness in Costa Rica, where residents enjoy high life expectancy and levels of general well-being?
What is happiness? It depends on who you ask, of course, but the Danes seem to have it figured out. According to yearly worldwide surveys dating to the mid-1970s, Denmark is consistently voted the happiest country in the world.
In Okinawa, elderly women are respectfully called obah, or grandmother. Because residents of Okinawan communities feel deeply interconnected, an obah is everybody’s grandmother. A recent visit to Miyako Island revealed the secrets of three obahs’ long and joyful lives.