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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:...
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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...
Mindfulness for depression?

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Mindfulness Acts as Antidepressant, Study Says

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Depression sufferers looking for alternatives to antidepressant medications may be able to turn to a special kind of mindfulness therapy instead to...
Can divorce make us happy?

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Can Divorce Make Us Happy?

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Can divorce make us happy? A new study shows women who leave bad marriages fare better than those who stay in them.

A Sense of Awe May Fight Depression

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Are you depressed? The cause may be inflammation, and the solution found by U.C. Berkeley researchers is awe-inspiring.


The Sweet Smell of Happiness

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Apparently, some people are literally dripping with happiness. The smell of sweat actually can spread emotions, says a new study.

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Desmond Tutu and Dalai Lama Write Happiness Book

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Got questions about joy? Your answer could come from spiritual leaders Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama, who will collaborate on The Book of Joy. The...
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Top 10 Happiest Colleges in America

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The Princeton Review lists the American colleges that have the happiest student body.
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The Universal Language of Happiness

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The Live Happy team was out in full force at the United Nations' 2nd Annual International Day of Happiness.


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