Next time you're in Denmark (often called the happiest country on earth), The Happiness Museum is a first stop. A small museum about the big things in life — it's a place that "delivers a-ha moments" that matter. The Happiness Museum is created by The Happiness Research Institute, a think tank focusing on well-being, happiness and quality of life.
Artist and musician David Byrne founded a nonprofit editorial project "that is a tonic for tumultuous times." Check out the rich stories and features that "balance a sense of healthy optimism with journalistic rigor, and find cause for hope." Because the world is full of better ways.
The Daily Skimm provides news without all the noise, connecting the dots on how the day’s biggest stories affect your life. Skimm'Well helps you navigate and advocate for your health, and take action on things that can give you peace of mind (and body).
Greater Good magazine is published by the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley, which for nearly two decades has been exploring the science of a meaningful life. Through articles, videos, quizzes and podcasts, the Center provides stories, tips and tools for living a happier life.
Growing Bolder is a team of award-winning journalists, broadcasters and creatives all focused on sharing the inspirational stories of ordinary people living extraordinary lives — men and women who are redefining the possibilities of life after 50. Subscribe to the newsletter or magazine, or catch them on the TV, radio or podcasts.
In lifehacker, Patrick Allan explains "the comfort principle" in which you spend your money where you spend your time. For example, if you spend eight hours a day at a desk, make sure you have a comfortable chair. “Imagine happiness like a garden," he says. It takes constant upkeep and care.
This organization provides science-based information on the life skills and habits needed to enhance well-being, build resilience against depression and anxiety, and pursue a meaningful life. The website draws attention to the remarkable links between ancient wisdom and the new science of happiness.
Calm is the #1 App for sleep, meditation, and relaxation, and has been named by the Center for Humane Technology as “the world’s happiest app." The mission of the folks at Calm is to make the world happier and healthier. Its most popular feature is a 10-minute meditation called “The Daily Calm” that explores a new mindful theme and inspiring concept each day. Calm also contains over 120 Sleep Stories (bedtime stories for grown-ups) plus sleep music, meditation lessons, nature sounds and videos. The Calm app is free to download.
Enroll in this free course to engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.