February 2020

The researchers behind the original "happiness pie chart" share what they've learned in the past 15 years. BY KIRA M. NEWMAN | FEBRUARY 18, 2020 Do you know the happiness pie chart? If you’ve read a book or listened to a talk about happiness in the past 15 years,...

via the Ladders by CW Headley Humans are one of the few species on earth capable of consciously experiencing happiness. Neurologically speaking, happiness is classified as an evolutionary imperative for procreation and survival. Most animals lack the ability to anticipate the beginning and end of the process—by design. Our advanced, mammalian...

Happiness is the experience of positive emotions. Happiness is also the effective management of negative emotions. Happiness is mental HEALTH - maximising the positive and minimising the negative. Keep reading to learn how self-compassion and meditation can help with this...

As much as I (not surprisingly) spend a lot of time encouraging people to try strategies that will boost their happiness and wellbeing, it does concern me sometimes that a number of options (e.g. therapy) require a certain amount of financial commitment. But happiness need...

via the Ladders by Thomas Oppong Happiness is a desire as universal as our want for food or oxygen. But that state of contentedness is not always an easy one to achieve. Some people pay money to experience it. But they still fall short of it....

via the Ladders by Ayodeji Awosika Ambitious people are a dime a dozen. Most people doubt themselves. All of us — in some shape or form — are stuck in la-la land. One of the most difficult yet useful skills is the ability to balance your aspirations...

via Psychology Today by Susan Krauss Whitbourne Happiness researchers base their work on the fundamental idea that psychology needs a better understanding of the factors that help people feel better. Rather than just focus on psychological disorders or problems, happiness studies use positive psychology as their theoretical basis. From your...