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8 proven ways to be happier that you can try today

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sports, chocolate—what works? For centuries, we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at this from...
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Snooze happy: How and why you should prioritize your sleeping habits

Rate this article and enter to winStudents love and crave sleep. When we asked you what you’d love to be doing right now, sleeping ranked third—behind only spending more time with friends and participating...
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8 research-backed ways to build friendships that matter

Rate this article and enter to winFriendships are important to our health and well-being—research proves it. In fact, an analysis of 148 studies showed that people with strong social relationships actually live longer. “Friendships...

4 reasons to prioritize laughter

Rate this article for a chance to winHumor isn't just a nice to have; it's a need to have. Humor makes us happier, healthier, more resilient, more successful, and improves our relationships, according to...

How to be happy: Why your experiences matter most

Rate this article and enter to winWhen stress runs high and cash runs low, it’s reassuring to know that our experiences, not our possessions, are our main source of happiness. The emotional boost we...

Rethinking salad: How to eat happy

 Happiness is…a salad? Before you count us out as weirdos with a concerning affection for kale, let us explain. What we eat can affect our moods for up to two days afterward, according to...

Mind your mind: Stress-proof the holidays

 The holidays make me think of two things: (1) lots of talk about kindness and giving and “the holiday spirit,” and (2) lots of stress about travel, family, last-minute work, and other holiday hassles....
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Why a little less screen makes life much better

 Our phones are amazing—I barely remember life before the poop emoji—but let’s admit we have a problem: We’re addicted to distraction.It’s as if going a single second without something to occupy our minds would...
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The science of happy: 8 ways to get into the habit

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sports, chocolate—what works? For centuries we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at this from...