Archive | Happiness

Advice for the End of the World: Simulations, Flesh-Eating Bacteria, and the Meaning of Happiness

For former Jezebel staffer Ellie Shechet, it is nearly always time to freak out. Doom—personal, professional, planetary—awaits, beckoning at the wings. No one has exactly asked for her advice, but we gave her a column anyway. Advice for the End of the World is a limited edition advice column for catastrophic thinkers,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Advice for the End of the World: Simulations, Flesh-Eating Bacteria, and the Meaning of Happiness

For former Jezebel staffer Ellie Shechet, it is nearly always time to freak out. Doom—personal, professional, planetary—awaits, beckoning at the wings. No one has exactly asked for her advice, but we gave her a column anyway. Advice for the End of the World is a limited edition advice column for catastrophic thinkers,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Where to Start When It Feels Like Nothing Is Going Right in Your Life

Having a bad day when everything goes wrong and feels off can happen from time to time. But then there are longer stretches that can turn into weeks or months of feeling unmotivated, lost or hopeless. Life may keep piling it on, but here are a few starting points for how you can climb out […]

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If You Want to Feel Happier, Don’t Bother Faking a Smile

For some reason, certain people feel it is their obligation to tell others—usually women—to smile. Clearly, this is problematic for many reasons, but as someone on the receiving end of those comments pretty frequently, I especially hate when people attempt to use science to try and convince me to put on a happy face.Read more… […]

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If You’re Having a Tough Day, Try the ‘1-2-3 Strategy’ 

We’ve all been there—your day is going poorly and it feels like it will never end. Worst of all, it feels like you can’t do anything to make it better. But that’s not entirely true. This strategy won’t solve all of your problems, but it’s a creative way to turn a rough day into a […]

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[LISTEN] Oshi releases new track citing he will delete it within a day

Oshi has released a new track, “h a p p i n e s s,” ahead of playing at the famed Coachella this weekend. On his Twitter page, he notes that he will probably delete the track within a day because it is a ‘throw away song.’ The track’s elaborate combination of instrumentals, synthesized vocal accents, […]

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For a Happier Marriage, Spend Less on Your Wedding

The first important decision a married couple makes is … how to get married. Black tie at the Ritz? Clambake at the shore? Backyard potluck? Research shows you might be better off with a cheap—but well-attended—wedding. Scott Stanley and Galena K. Rhoades, professors and researchers for the Institute of Family…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Writer Gretchen Rubin’s Three Tips for Living Your Best Life

Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before, sums up years of research in this one-minute video. There are three areas where you can best improve your own happiness: Relationships, self-knowledge, and energy. Above, Gretchen explains why.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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