Psychology & Psychiatry

Can money buy happiness? Gallup poll asks, and the world answers

A worldwide survey of more than 136,000 people in 132 countries included questions about happiness and income, and the results reveal that while life satisfaction usually rises with income, positive feelings don't necessarily ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Tired of London? Maybe you're living in the wrong place

"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life," observed the writer Samuel Johnson in the eighteenth century. In fact, research published today suggests such a man may be merely living in the wrong postcode. A study ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Positive emotions increase life satisfaction by building resilience

(PhysOrg.com) -- People who seed their life with frequent moments of positive emotions increase their resilience against challenges, according to a new study by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill psychologist and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

People with a sense of oneness experience greater life satisfaction

People who believe in oneness—the idea that everything in the world is connected and interdependent—appear to have greater life satisfaction than those who don't, regardless of whether they belong to a religion or don't, ...

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