Ron Howard believes happiness is about love, his favorite word. “It’s loving what I do and who I do it with.”
Trace the history of positive psychology, from its start as an abandoned research project to the revolution ignited by a few passionate scientists.
Over the years, little by little, these researchers have established how positive thinking can contribute to a healthier body.
The Live Happy team shares our list for giving happiness—to others and ourselves—perfect for anytime and just in time for the holidays.
Businesses and other kinds of collectives possess a particular character just as an individual possesses a particular character.
Meet the members of three very different households, each of whom has achieved balance in a unique, yet equally satisfying, way.
After a challenging week at work, Saturday afternoon beckons—a stretch of free time to d
In this excerpt from his latest book, Before Happiness, Shawn Achor builds on the themes from his international bestseller, The Happiness Advantage.
Josh Radnor, best known for his role as Ted on How I Met Your Mother, on optimism and the other things that really matter in life.
Stacy Kaiser recommends that we start practicing active thanksgiving every day, that goes well beyond the November holiday and religious services.
How will you make others happy during the holidays?
Researchers have found that different types of happiness affect the human genome in dramatically different ways, with potentially big implications for our physical health.
Chemistry is wonderful, but it also might not be the end-all for a lifelong commitment. We often hear how important it is to find your best friend, and I don’t think that can be overemphasized.
Authors of Profit from the Positive, Margaret Greenberg and Senia Maymin, recommend that you focus on what’s going right and then replicate those best practices in other areas.
Nurture generosity with ordinary opportunities to share time and money as a family.
Handmade tags to accompany your presents.
Recipes for Cranberry-Strawberry Spread, Bacon "Jam", Parsley Pesto, Spiced Ketchup and Orange-Pecan Butter.
Profit from the Positive by Margaret Greenberg and Senia Maymin—a guidebook that would help people use the research findings of positive psychology.
The Slight Edge offers a path to success via awareness of the importance of the numerous small decisions we make each day.
Saying a blessing before meals is part of many religious faiths and may have been the motivation for prehistoric cave paintings, scientists say.
Chemistry is wonderful but it’s the person you want to stay on the phone with all night that you want long-term.