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Everyone wants their work to have meaning, but they’re overlooking a critical factor that makes all the difference in loving a job
Business coach Cat LeBlanc regularly sees clients whose work is meaningful, but they're still unhappy in their jobs. And she knows exactly why.
Smile and the whole world smiles with you, the saying goes. So I tried smiling all day to see if it had any impact on my mood.
My young son equated happiness with comfort, describing the sensation of feeling happy using words like "warm" and "comfortable."
Jealousy has the power to prevent you from becoming truly happy. Here's what to know and what you can do to prevent jealousy.
Scientists say winning the lottery does make people feel better about life — even though decades of evidence suggests otherwise
Lottery winners in Sweden are more satisfied with life than people who lost the lottery — even two decades later. That's according to a new study, which refutes other scientific evidence suggesting that people eventually get used to their life circumstances.
A Google engineer took a 50% pay cut to leave his job and join a startup, and 3 years later, he isn’t sorry
Software engineer Daren Makuck left a high-paying job at Google and took a 50% pay cut to work at a startup called Qwil. An interaction he had with Qwil CEO Johnny Reinsch convinced him it was the right career move.
Cherophobia comes from the Greek word 'chairo,' which means 'to rejoice,' and it essentially means you are afraid of what might happen if you enjoy life too much. It's usually a defence mechanism that stems from trauma or conflict.
We rounded up some intriguing scientific findings on smooth-talking the person you're attracted to — whether they're a total stranger or your spouse.
Bhutan measures success not by gross domestic product, but by "Gross National Happiness." Although the country is sometimes thought of as the happiest in the world, modern problems are hurting its reputation.
We asked 17 people on the street in New York City what it means to be rich, and most of them didn’t talk about money
Business Insider asked 17 people around New York City what it means to be rich. Many people across generations and origin defined being rich as having a fulfilling life, full of love and family.