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Hank Green Shares the Scientific Secret to Happiness

The vlogbrothers’ Hank Green has found the secret — or rather, the secrets — to increasing happiness. They aren’t cure alls, and they certainly won’t apply to everyone, but they’re a lot better than most happiness advice you’re likely to get. That’s because Green has limited his recommendations to changes that meet a few strict […]

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The Oatmeal Tackles the Difficult Topic of Happiness

Happiness is a complicated subject. We know it when we feel it, but it’s impossible to quantify and often difficult to intentionally achieve. Over at The Oatmeal, Matthew Inman argues that happiness may not be a worthwhile goal at all — not that we shouldn’t try to live a good life or find satisfaction, but […]

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75-Year Study Finds One Secret to a Happy Life

For 75 years, psychiatrist Robert Waldinger has studied the same group of men, watching their lives and attitudes unfold. A longitudinal study so comprehensive is a rare treat, and it brings with it fascinating insights. Here, Waldinger shares the secret to happiness as demonstrated by his study’s subjects. As it turns out, it really is […]

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