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    If you feel that spending time on social media has made you feel more envious of your friends, you are not alone. They've even coined a word for it:...
The Happiness Booth Can Determine How Happy You Are Feeling

The Happiness Booth

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In Los Angeles and Dubai, two very different technologies are attempting to do the same thing: figure out how happy you are.
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Happier Students Make the Grade

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A new study out of Harvard University shows that if students are happy, they get better grades—and not just the other way around.
Is Facebook making us depressed?

Is Facebook Making Us Depressed?

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Shocking new study states that comparing yourself to friends on Facebook and other social media may cause depression—or at least "vacation envy." The...
The secret formula for happiness.

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The Magic Formula for Happiness

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Researchers from University College London have come up with a mathematical equation to determine happiness. What's more, they've gamified it with an...
More sex doesn't equan more happiness?

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Frequent Sex Not Always Linked to Happiness

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Our culture holds the general belief, backed up by self-help books, that sex within a committed relationship will make you happy and healthy—and the...
Chocolate is good for your brain.

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Chocolate Is Good for Your Brain

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We already know that a good dose of chocolate can make us happy. But new research shows it can give our brains and energy a boost as well.
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Stephen Colbert's Generosity Stuns Teachers

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Stephen Colbert makes a lot of South Carolina school teachers happy with his generous act of funding 1,000 projects through DonorsChoose.org.
Yoga on the go.

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Yoga on the Go

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Yoga rooms are popping up in, of all places, airports. A perfect place to relax!

Puppy Power

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We already know that petting our dogs and cats helps keep us healthy and happy. Now a university in England is harnessing puppy power to helpstressed...
Are you in debt?

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Credit Card Debt Tied to Depression

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Next time you're in Macy's checkout line, think about paying cash instead of credit. Your purchase, and the ensuing debt, will be less likely to...

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