June 2009

Wealth, fame and good looks may be a formula for anxiety rather than happiness, a new study suggests. Psychologists at the University of Rochester evaluated survey responses from 147 recent graduates, noting their achievements and their level of happiness over a period of two years....

Check out the latest and most interesting happiness and positive psychology stories and articles: Willard Spiegelman wants to be left alone. In his collection of essays, Seven Pleasures: Essays on Ordinary Happiness, he explores the seven activities (reading, walking, looking, dancing listening, swimming and writing)...

Although this article is not directly about happiness it does, in essence, describe an approach that's very relevant. As we say, here at The Happiness Institute, achieving happiness requires nothing more than practising a few simple disciplines every day. To read more about...