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6 Ways to Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder
Good-bye winter blues!
Why Volunteering Is Good for Your Health
Think of it as a win-win: You help others and get a boost yourself.
How to Keep An Open Mind (Because Science Says It's Good For You)
Looking on the bright side may benefit your health, well-being, and can even make you more...
Why Positive Thinking Doesn't (Always) Work
What if embracing our negative side is actually good for us?
34 Ways to Bust a Bad Mood in 10 Minutes or Less
Feeling blue? We got you. Here's how to un-grouchify your fine self faster than you can type a...
19 Science-Backed Reasons You Should Try Meditation This Year
Naysayers, take note! There's plenty of solid, science-backed evidence supporting the benefits of...
Bad Day? Turn It Around in 5 Minutes Flat
This simple trick will help brighten your outlook on even the crummiest days.
A Brighter Mood (That Lasts!) in 3 Easy Steps
Feel happier in just 5 minutes with the Greatist Happiness Tune-Up.
We Were All Wrong About Happiness. Here's the Real Deal
Some people are innately happy and carefree and others are born to be stressed and sad. Right?...
10 Nutrients Scientifically Proven to Make You Feel Awesome
You are what you eat — and sometimes, you’re really grumpy. If you’re in need of happiness...
The Scientific Reasons Why Being Creative Can Make You Happier
November is National Novel Writing Month. But before you start typing your way to a Pulitzer,...
Why Buzzfeed's Cute Animals Turn Us Into Click-Happy Zombies
We’ve all been there, scrolling through photos of sleeping kitties instead of tackling that...
How Exercise Can Help Treat Depression and Anxiety
Need another reason to hit the gym? Besides keeping the heart rate up and the number on the scale...
Know Before You Go: 18 Tips for Foolproof Camping
Camping may not be as simple as pitching a tent with a hiking stick in hand. So before taking to the...
Being Sad Sucks and It’s Not your Fault You’re Eating Crappy Food
New research suggests mildly depressed people have a harder time distinguishing the taste of fat,...
How to Transform Negative Thoughts With Mindfulness Meditation
GUEST POST: Psychotherapist Courtney Gregory shares tips and tricks for releasing negative thinking...
New Expereal App Is Like a Digital Mood Ring
Ecstatic yesterday? Just bleh today? A new app called Expereal helps users track how their mood...
Break Out the Colored Pencils To Bust a Bad Mood
Feeling blue? Instead of holing up listening to music, try a more creative outlet.
Use Happy Memories to Break a Bad Mood
Feeling blah? Take a short break from a stressful or unhappy situation to think about the positive....
Hey, Sleepyhead! How to Be a Morning Person
Learn to love that alarm clock. Morning people may be healthier and happier than the rest of us.
Become an Instant Optimist
Need a boost? We put together a list of surefire ways to stay optimistic in any situation.
Is Food Depressing You?
Potato chips, a bowl of cereal, an apple — can any of these foods make us depressed? Find out how...
Can Being Bitter Make You Sick?
Stop blaming everything on that horrible ex. Research suggests bitterness isn't just about...
What Type of Drunk Am I?
Throwing punches at the wall or sobbing in the bathroom? It turns out how someone acts drunk has a...
Can Sugar Make Us Happy?
The smell of freshly-baked cookies or a big bar of chocolate may put a smile on our face. But these...
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