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Can a happy lamp help cure your winter blues?
You don’t have to feel depressed to appreciate light therapy.
How to spend your money for maximum happiness
Years of behavioral and psychological research have given us insight into how to splurge optimally.
Regular doses of awe can do wonders for emotional health
Here’s how to uncover moments of awe—in nature, but also in your living room.
Why does laughing feel so stinkin’ good?
The anatomy of a good chuckle, explained.
Eight science-backed tricks to make you feel less sad
Cheap and easy mood-boosters with evidence to back them up.
What the happiest cold-weather countries on the planet know about winter
Ease your seasonal slump with this international recipe for winter cheer.
This untranslatable Danish word is the key to lowering stress
A psychologist explains why you need a little pyt in your life.
You actually can buy happiness—by buying time
Having someone come clean your bathroom? $40. Having more time? Priceless.
Finding a sense of purpose probably won’t fix your sleep problems
Don't believe every study you see on Google News.
Tickle experiments reveal what a happy rat looks like
It's all in the ears