As the International Day of Happiness rolls around, the annual World Happiness Report is released by the United Nations with Norway topping the list followed by Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland.
A new study published in Science shows that it is possible for bees to be optimistic, especially after being able to experience or indulge in sugar-concentrated water. The researchers want to find out if insects, just like people, are also capable of having positive emotions such as happiness.
A multinational team of researchers has recently found genetic variants that are associated with people's feelings of well-being, depression and neuroticism.
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It is common belief that having more sex will lead to increased happiness - after all, it's a form of exercise, which gives you endorphins, helps you sleep better and reduces stress. However, surprising new research claims that more sex doesn't necessarily mean more happiness.
A common pain reliever may stifle feelings of joy and happiness, according to a new study.
In the hustle and bustle of urban life; traffic, pollution and stress abound. A new study by the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom say that city dwellers living near parks, gardens and green spaces are happier and have an overall higher quality of life.