Mental Health

Is Religion Healthy
We wouldn’t touch most religious debates with a 10-foot pole. But here’s a question we can get behind: Is being religious good for your health?
Holistic happiness coach Jennifer Kass outlines how we're thinking about happiness in all the wrong ways, and offers practical guidance for cultivating lasting happiness.
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Ready to feel a little happier? Let artist Meghan Coleman take you on a whimsical journey through a kingdom filled with balloon creatures of all shapes and forms — just looking at them is guaranteed to increase your Happiness Quotient!
Cold (or hot) enough for ya? Whether you're freezing in the U.S. or sweltering in Australia, we've rounded up five places that are hands down hotter than where you are now. Let them give you hope that warmth is on the way (or at least make you grateful that you aren't as hot as they are).

Time to stock up on olives and merlot! The latest findings prove that the Mediterranean diet may boost happiness and health.

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Do our behaviors really have an impact on our overall health? The National Institutes of Health enlisted four pioneering doctors and professors to show how a little mind over matter can improve four different health concerns.

Greatist is excited to support and host an awesome Happiness Workshop in New York City, led by former Skillshare Master Teacher Sid Efromovich. Read on and sign up!
Why do we take selfies, and why does it matter? Research suggests that cultivating our online image (literally) can have both positive and negative consequences for our mental health, relationships, and society as a whole.
Ready to feel a little happier? From a silly seal to courageous women bikers in Afghanistan, we've rounded up five links from around the web bound to increase your happiness quotient.
From Paula Deen to Anthony Weiner, more and more people — celebrities and regular folks alike — are relying on apologies to make things right (or at least diffuse some anger). Turns out, there's a right and a wrong way to express remorse. Read on for the lowdown on America's latest pastime.
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