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Learn about the science of happiness, also known as positive psychology, and the scientists and psychologist behind the science.

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An Alternative Approach to Happiness

Living a rich and full life includes embracing all emotions, even the negative ones.

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Renowned Happiness Researcher Ed Diener Dies

Ed Diener, one of the trailblazers in the study of happiness and well-being, died on April 27.

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Happy for Life

Can a positive mindset really help you stay younger longer?

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Education

Higher Education With a Higher Purpose

University in Mexico offers students the opportunity to learn the principles of happiness and well-being.

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Research

What Can I Do to Increase My Happiness?

The “Father of Happiness Economics” Richard A. Easterlin offers prescriptions for making people happier in this excerpt from his latest book An Economist’s Lessons on Happiness.

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News & Trends

Finland Remains the World’s Happiest Country

For the fourth consecutive year, Finland was named the happiest country in the world in the 2021 World Happiness Report. The annual report,...

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Finland Makes History With Third Consecutive Happiness Title

World Happiness Report 2020 Measures the Subjective Well-Being of Citizens in More Than 150 Countries.

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How Gratitude Heals Grief

Find your way back to joy in the aftermath of loss.

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Finding Happiness With Nature

Spending more time near green and blue spaces may provide a boost to your well-being.

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Laughter Breaks Trauma’s Grim Spell

Try using more humor to help open the door to healing.

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