Yes, exercise is hugely beneficial. But can too much of a good thing cause tension in your relationship?
We find our greatest bliss in moments of “collective effervescence.”
Since the 1980s, he was recognized as a leader in measuring what he called “subjective well-being.” And, yes, he was very happy.
The great reopening offers ample opportunity to lift your spirits if you have some money to spare. Here’s how to do it right.
The sugar-laden, high-fat foods we often crave when we are stressed or depressed, as comforting as they are, may be the least likely to benefit our mental health.
Even as we are optimistic about re-emerging from this crisis, plotting the future can feel daunting or even downright impossible.
Finland, for the fourth consecutive year, topped a list of countries evaluated on the well-being of their inhabitants. “Really?” Finns ask.
Far from a waste of time, daydreaming might be one of the best things you can do with your free time.
Here’s how to prolong it.
New surveys show that in the last year, older adults tended to be more positive than younger ones, suggesting that the ability to cope improves with age.
This year isn’t living up to my hopes, so I am learning to hope in a new way.
For most people, going on vacation during the pandemic has been the stuff of dreams. But as vaccination becomes a reality, it’s time to start nurturing your travel imagination.
To spur innovation and ideas, try taking a walk.
2020 was a rough one. Here’s how to make goals for 2021 that feel both satisfying and doable.
Philip Brickman was an expert in the psychology of happiness, but he couldn’t make his own pain go away.
In the pandemic, rather than feeling depressed that the arrival of cold weather will mean you’ll be isolated indoors, try adopting a positive winter mind-set.
Researchers are looking at online behavior to gauge public mental health. The results aren’t pretty.
The expert in positive psychology has a few simple ideas for sustaining mental well-being as Covid-19 continues.
Play can feel silly, unproductive and time consuming. And that’s precisely the point.
An artist battles anxiety by trying to stay present.
A true story.
He simply wanted to give people a laugh.
When the present is unpleasant, it helps to think ahead to the future and back to the past.
A global tragedy has forced us into full-time togetherness. Here’s how couples can rekindle romantic love and grow together rather than apart.