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There's No Such Thing As a Quarter-Life Crisis

Hey, 20-something, things are looking up!

6 Ways to Get That Exercise High

Find the joy in sweat.

Adults Over 30 Are Less Happy Than Ever Before

But these 9 proven mood boosters can help.

The Most Productive Way to Take a Break at Work

There's a science to it, people!

Science Reveals Which Personality Traits Can Lead to Real Happiness

Plus, expert advice on how to cultivate them.

Why Having More Sex Won’t Make You Happier in a Relationship

You can’t buy happiness, and apparently you can’t sleep your way there either.

12 Ways Your Best Friend Boosts Your Health

Less less, better eating habits, and more study-backed reasons to hold on to your friendships.

The Science Behind Your Social Media Addiction

Turning to Twitter or Instagram when you're supposed to be relaxing is actually hardwired in our brains, says a new study.

7 Ways to Make Your Post-Workout High Last Longer

You worked out hard to get that natural high, so you want the endorphin rush to last as long as possible.

Your Sweat Can Spread Happiness—Seriously!

Sniffing someone else's happy sweat can make you happier too, according to new study.

Swap Your Bad Attitude for Positive Thinking to Get Ahead at Work

A bad attitude at the offices causes mental fatigue and a drop in productivity, a new study says.

9 Smart Career Tips for a Bright, Successful Future

Your guide to making a most out of your job for a bright, successful future.

25 Health Perks of Being Happy

From boosting heart health to living longer, a positive outlook affects a lot more than your mood.

The Health Benefits of Being an Optimist vs. a Pessimist

There are health perks to looking at a glass as half-full or -empty, but which perspective is really better for you?

Sidestep Stress, Beat Burnout, and Have It All—Really!

Suffering from too-much-to-do-itis? Join the club! So we asked happiness and productivity expert Christine Carter, Ph.D. for help.

Yoga Poses for Instant Happiness

In need of a quick mood boost? Try these easy poses to increase endorphins.

5 Healthy Habits To Get You Through a Breakup

Banish these bad breakup habits and you’ll feel better in no time.

How Bad Are Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for Mental Health?

When it comes to social media sites and your mental health, using the sites in the right way is crucial.

6 Custom Care Package Ideas for Someone You Love

When it comes to comforting friends, family, or even deserving strangers, few things do the job better than a box of well-thought-out goodies.

9 Celebs Speak Out About Their Haters

Love 'em, hate 'em, learn from 'em: Hollywood stars share secrets for handling people who only bring negativity into your life.

18-Year-Old Saira Blair Becomes Youngest Lawmaker

Saira Blair ran her campaign out of her dorm room—and nabbed West Virginia's seat in a landslide vote yesterday.

Oprah Winfrey Gives Thanks, Jessica Chastain Talks Being Bullied, and Padma Lakshmi Packs a Punch

In the new issue of her namesake magazine, the star spills on starting her day right.

5 Reasons to Pamper Yourself

You’re your own harshest critic. Give yourself a break—science says so!