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Winning the lottery could be just as life-changing as you imagine it would be.

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.
Don't forget to make eye contact.

11 facts about flirting that single — and married — people should know

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.
Teenage monks practice playing prayer flutes at the Dechen Phodrang monastery on June 14, 2018, in Thimphu, Bhutan.

Modern technology is slowly killing the mood in the ‘happiest country in the world’

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.
Technology is changing the way of life in Bhutan.

Cell phones and computers are slowly taking hold in one of the most mysterious countries in the world — and they’re not making people any ...

Bhutan, one of the most mysterious countries in the world, has resisted modern technology for decades. But lately, cell phones, computers, and TV has transformed life in Bhutan.
There are things you can do every day to maintain a happy life.

18 people share the one thing they do every day to make their lives better

These everyday habits may be small, but they can make a real impact on your mood and mindset. From meditation and spending time with loved ones to eating high end chocolate and dancing, here's how 18 people maintain happy, productive, and successful lives.

Half of the teens who think social media has a negative effect on people say it’s because of bullying, rumors, or harmed relationships

A new study from Pew Research shows that a fourth of teens think social media has a largely negative effect on people their age.

Cherophobia is the fear of being happy — here are the signs you might have it

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.

I said ‘no’ to every non-essential request in my life for a week — here’s what happened

I’m a giver and like to make people happy, but over the years I've learned that my time is valuable and sometimes I have to say no. After all, I’m juggling a full-time job, freelance deadlines, and an active social life. Here's what happened when I said no to every non-essential request for a week.