Well-Being

Well-Being

Well-being, wellbeing, welfare or wellness is a general term for the condition of an individual or group, for example their social, economic, psychological, spiritual or medical state; a high level of well-being means in some sense the individual or group's experience is positive, while low well-being is associated with negative happenings.

We all want to lead a happy life. But in our quest for ‘progress’ we’ve been pursuing priorities that put our happiness at risk - not just for us as individuals,...

Statistician Nic Marks asks why we measure a nation's success by its productivity — instead of by the happiness and well-being of its people. He introduces the Happy Planet Index, which...

What is happiness, and how can we all get some? Buddhist monk, photographer and author Matthieu Ricard has devoted his life to these questions, and his answer is influenced by his...

Born and raised in India, Kumar at the age of 9 became a monk of the Jain religion, one of the world’s oldest belief systems revering nature and all life forms....

We’re constantly bombarded with messages about what makes for a good life. Advertisers tell us it comes from owning and consuming their products. The media associate it with wealth, beauty or...

Most of us feel exhausted after working for at least eight hours a day, five days a week plus the one-hour commute on both ends. When we get home, we watch at...
Is our online life ruining our happiness at home? - www.happytimes.world

I’m Mandie Spooner, I’m a mother, a wife and a nutritional therapist, I run my own growing business and keep our busy home on track, which is full of rowdy growing...

According to a new study, positive daydreaming may lead to depression down the road It is well-said that the secret to success is the power of positive thinking. In fact, there’s a...
The perks of giving: how spending money on others can lower blood pressure - http://www.happytimes.world/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/money-256319_1280.jpg

According to a new study, "prosocial spending" may be as good for blood pressure as a healthy diet and exercise A lot of people believe that the way to become happier and...
How Nature Can Make You Kinder, Happier, and More Creative - http://www.happytimes.world/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/hiker-918704_1280.jpg

We are spending more time indoors and online. But recent studies suggest that nature can help our brains and bodies to stay healthy Scientists are beginning to find evidence that being in...