psychology of happiness

A big house or a new car won't actually make you happier; it's the simple joys in life that bring true happiness. Read on to learn 15 simple ways that you can start living a happier life today.
2. You can rewire your brain for happiness. One of the most amazing things about the human brain is neuroplasticity -- the
Tal Ben-Shahar joins HuffPost Live to discuss the "stress pandemic."
As odd as it may seem, sometimes emotions simply don't matter very much in the pursuit of happiness.
Over the past several years, I have been researching the relationship between happiness and success, only to discover that the problem is not that we forget to pursue happiness, but that we are pursuing it with the wrong formula.
The reason many of us retreat from social involvement is not that we think all is well with the world. Rather, what leaves too many of us sitting on the sidelines is what psychologists call learned helplessness.