A new Gallup-Healthways survey ranks nearly 200 U.S. metro areas by their level of well-being in 2012 and 2013.
Contrary to popular Western opinion, happiness is not an unmitigated good. Many cultures see happiness and joy as something to be avoided, recent research finds.
Measuring happiness is tricky, given differing definitions across time and culture. Here are some of the odd ways people have tried to quantify joy.
Today (March 20) is the International Day of Happiness, a day of happiness celebration and awareness. But what does happiness mean? Read on for some of the stranger ways to measure happiness.
A new study links believing in hell, and perhaps even thinking about it, with lower levels of happiness and satisfaction in life.
Being healthy can make a person happy, but happiness itself may also lead to better health, according to a new study.
Whether or not couples have children doesn't seem to make a dent in whether they are satisfied with their lives, new research suggests.
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