Mental 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.
GUEST POST: Certified Life Coach Ran Zilca outlines five reasons why working with a life coach can transform your relationship to yourself, highlight your life's priorities, and help you to create a meaningful, fulfilling life.
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.

Ready to feel a little happier? We've rounded up five festive photos of cities ringing in the new year around the world. Happy 2014!


There are run-of-the-mill fears and then there are the fears that keep us up at night — and keep us from living our lives. There’s a distinction between commonplace (if irksome) anxiety and a diagnosable phobia — read on for the low down.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. To help bring awareness to this important topic, we've rounded up a list of 20 organizations working hard to bring an end to domestic violence. Read on to learn the warning signs of an unhealthy relationship and how you can help.

A good old-fashioned “I’m sorry” is the best way to fix any mistake, from making a work flub to forgetting Mom’s birthday. We’ve all been there, so check out these tips and tricks to make every apology gold star-worthy.

CONTEST FINALIST: Emily McLaughlin is happy about "nothing." But that's a good thing when happiness is defined by gratitude, not "stuff." Check out Emily's essay and stay tuned for winning entries from our second Finalist and Contest Winner.
GUEST POST: The Founder and Creative Director of More Love Letters riffs on how hand-written letters can change people's lives, and why letters continue to matter even in an age of digital communication.
GUEST POST: Laurie Erdman details a three-step plan for managing work stress and improving your overall quality of life.