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As an introduction to her new column starting next week, Dr Cecilia d'Felice explains how therapy offers a proven, scientific route to feeling good about yourself. Emotional experience and clinical practice have taught me that happiness is a state of mind that is maintained through...

Continuing my tradition of referring you to articles about happiness, even if I don't fully agree with the views expressed therein, I point you in the direction of this interesting happiness related story. Read it carefully and carefully consider it's arguments - and ensure that...

I used to be somewhat skeptical about those who claimed you could change your life in just a few minutes each day but the more I've practised and taught the happiness strategies we promote at The Happiness Institute the more I believe that once you've...

In case you're not aware we also publish a free happiness eNewsletter that's sent out each and every month. This includes happiness quotes, happiness tips and stories about or relevant to (you guessed it) happiness. We also provide updates regarding any and all of...

Just a reminder, as some of you may not be aware, that we have (on The Happiness Institute website) a number of free happiness resources for your use and enjoyment. We've had great feedback from many who've read and used the articles and tips...

Over the years, several measures of happiness have been produced by several different organisations. Here's another, this time rating happiness levels across different cities. Does your city rate in the top 10 cities of happiness? Click here to see the happiness list. ...

As holiday sales stretch earlier and earlier into the year, many have wondered what effects America's increase in materialism has been having on our nation's children. In a study recently conducted by Lan Nguyen Chaplin, a professor of marketing at the University, researchers asked children to...

Once upon a time, the hot-button issue for politicians in rich countries was "the economy, stupid." But after decades in which Western nations have gotten richer but not necessarily happier, a new performance indicator - harder to measure and more elusive to deliver - is...