Marriage really does make people happier. British researchers discovered that married couples are happier than cohabiting couples.
"I told you so" is familiar phrase among couples, but the desire to be right can put unnecessary strain on relationships. To understand whether it's better to be right or to be happy, researchers assessed the quality of life of a married couple living in their own home.
Researchers found that seniors who reported higher levels of happiness were less likely to visit the doctor.
What doesn't kill you makes you happier, new research suggests. Psychologists found that painful experiences help promote people's ability to enjoy positive ones.
Researchers are revealing more ways smartphones are disrupting the lives of college students. While these devices are important for keeping people connected with friends and family, a new study has linked frequent cell phone use to anxiety, lower grades and reduced happiness in students.
Blacks are happier employees, a new study suggests.
Now there's more reason to go skiing this winter. New research reveals that people are happier and healthier after a ski trip.
Researchers reported that life satisfaction levels peaked at $36,000 gross domestic product per person.
Feeling in control, having emotional support and being able to confide in others increases wellbeing at work, according to new research.
Tiger moms may have a bad reputation, but new research reveals that they may be happier and more fulfilled- even if their kids don't get straight A's. Researchers found that parents who put their children before themselves are happier than those who do not.
Country people are happier than city people, according to a new survey.
Researchers found that granting wishes for sick children can help improve their happiness during a hard situation.
The second annual World Happiness Report ranked three Scandinavian countries in the top five.
Women are happier when they gain weight, according to a new study.
How much you're on Facebook predicts how happy you really are, a new study suggests.