The Outside Guide to Happiness
Happiness is a state of mind. Here’s everything you need to know to achieve it.
Science shows us that working hard to achieve a goal may increase our sense of satisfaction. Plus: how to measure how happy you are.
The past year has been relentless in so many ways. But despite the challenges, there’s also a lot of good news out there to get you excited about the months ahead.
It's tough to maintain performance and well-being all the time. When the going gets tough, following these tips can help.
At the University of Vermont, mathematicians in the Computational Story Lab are reading your tweets and learning a lot about our collective well-being
Society has primed us to care about ego and status. Here's how to get past that.
You're addicted to your phone. You're loaded down by useless stuff. And you eat like a teenager. No wonder you can't find the time to play outside, see the world, and get in shape. Fortunately, streamlining your life—and having more fun—is easy: just do less. Here's how.
A grassroots movement of physicians are prescribing time outdoors as the best possible cure for a growing list of ailments. Can they really convince big health care that free medicine is the way of the future?
The National Geographic fellow on what he's learned from spending time with the happiest people on earth
17 surprisingly easy steps to a happier, less strung-out life—starting with your vagus nerve
Can a grassroots movement of physicians convince big health care that free medicine is the way of the future?
There's a lot to learn about the good life from sommeliers and hot-air-balloon pilots
The bestselling author talks to Tim Ferriss about the changes we can all make to transform our lives
These simple strategies will lift your mood, get you outdoors, and help you spend more time doing what you love.
A new United Nations report finds that Scandinavian nations continue to be the happiest in the world. Here's why.
Sarah Sturm was searching for a purpose beyond competing and found it through coaching young women
Americans are spending more money than ever trying to be happy, but all signs say that we're still pretty miserable
How to embrace tough situations and use them in your favor
Our writer and favorite curmudgeon completed UC Berkeley's ten-week Science of Happiness online course. Did it make him happier? Not really. But he still came away with some important, if obvious, rules to live by.