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Older friends: why everyone should have at least one age-gap friendship

As age gap friendships become increasingly common, Calvin Holbrook muses over the benefits older friends can bring to your life and how they can

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What teens gain when they contribute to their social groups

Research suggests that adolescents thrive when they can make a meaningful difference in their communities. By Meghan Lynch Forder on behalf of

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When to end a friendship… and how

We all need friends. However, if yours are not adding happiness to your life, you may need to end a friendship... but how? Here's when and how to end

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Older friends: why everyone should have at least one age-gap friendship

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As age gap friendships become increasingly common, Calvin Holbrook muses over the benefits older friends can bring to your life and how they can bring happiness to different

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What teens gain when they contribute to their social groups

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Research suggests that adolescents thrive when they can make a meaningful difference in their communities. By Meghan Lynch Forder on behalf of Greater Good Science Center. 
 
As

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When to end a friendship… and how

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We all need friends. However, if yours are not adding happiness to your life, you may need to end a friendship... but how? Here's when and how to end a friendship – the healthy

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Happy Friendship Day! Understanding the power of friends

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Friendships are a powerful aid in maintaining mental health and happiness. Dee Marques explains why you should nurture them and wishes you a happy International Friendship Day!

A few

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11 things to do if you're feeling lonely

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When you're feeling lonely it can be easy to sit around feeling sorry for yourself. Instead, try one of these 11 ideas from Calvin Holbrook to relieve the pain of loneliness and feel

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Accepting my bisexuality brought me deeper connection and trust

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It wasn't until she was in her mid-20s that Abi Brown realised she was bisexual. When she finally accepted and explored her sexuality with her male partner, it led to a more fulfilling relationship

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Ever thought ‘I have no friends’? Here’s how to make new ones as an adult

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Making new friends as an adult is easier than it appears. So, if you've ever said 'I have no friends', these six tips from Ed Gould will boost your buddy count and your happiness

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How to keep your smartphone from hurting your relationships

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Research suggests ways to manage your smartphone use so you stay connected to the people around you. By Tchiki Davis on behalf of Greater Good Science Center.
 
By 2016, 77 percent of

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Adoption: the highs, the lows, happiness, and forgiveness

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National Adoption Day is 17 November. To adopt a child is usually a chance to change its life for the better, but this isn't always the case, as Anastasia Fox can contest. Problems from her own

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Can you cultivate a more secure attachment style?

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If intimacy doesn't come naturally to you, new research suggests ways to improve your romantic relationships. By Elizabeth Hopper on behalf of Greater Good Science Center.

When people

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Kindness: why this simple action can change the world

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Corey Harnish shares his idea of what kindness is, and how you can practise it every day to improve your life and the lives of others.

Let’s start this journey with a little self-talk.

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How to promote intimacy and deepen connection: 5 easy exercises

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Feeling connected to others in a world that's increasingly individualistic may seem a challenge, but as Dee Marques explains, there are some simple exercises you can use to develop stronger bonds,

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Daaji: The best you can be

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Telling your kids 'no' often makes them only rebel more. So, what's the best way to deal with curious children when problems arise? Indian spiritual leader KAMLESH D. PATEL aka Daaji says it's time

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The link between sex and happiness

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Lots of sex doesn't always mean fulfilling sex or happiness. Indeed, as Sienna St-Cyr says, factors such as the quality of sex and couple compatibility are far more important when it comes to

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Sexual submission was my missing puzzle piece

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Before discovering sexual submission, Kayla Lords could not find happiness in her sexual life, and felt unhappy for many years. But then, after experimenting with something new, it all clicked into

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HOW TO: Practice Forgiveness

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Practicing forgiveness is a key way that you can lead a more meaningful life and cultivate deeper happiness. However, forgiving someone – or yourself – isn't always easy. Here, Arlo Laibowitz shares

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WHAT ARE: The 5 Love Languages

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If you're having communication issues with your partner, it might just be that you're not speaking the same 'love language'. Arlo Laibowitz explains exactly what the five Love Languages are and how

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How To Promote Peace In Times Of Hatred And Violence

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In a busy, noisy and unsettling world, in can be difficult to find inner (and outer) peace. Dee Marques explores key techniques that can help – such as mindfulness and shadow work – and shares ten

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What is: non-violent communication

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It's all too easy to snap at our friends and family when they upset us, but by practising non-violent communication (NVC), Arlo Laibowitz argues that we can make our communication friendlier and

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Promote intimacy and spice up your sex life with BDSM

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Can spicing up your sex life using BDSM techniques promote intimacy between you and your partner, leading to a better relationship and increased happiness? Abi Brown thinks

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The six steps to an effective apology

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We don't know anyone that actually likes saying sorry. Indeed, admitting you're wrong takes courage. But, in fact, giving an effective apology is a skill that can be learnt. Here, Rae Bathgate

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Social words associated with happiness indicate more happiness

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Rae Bathgate takes a look at a new study focusing around the words associated with happiness. Just what exactly do people relate the word 'happiness' with? The results can teach us how to be more

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Why I’ll never ignore my sexual needs in a relationship again

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After years in an unfulfilling marriage that ignored her sexual needs, Kaya Lords broke free and started to experiment with her real physical desires...
 
Some people realise they've

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Constructive criticism: the benefits and how to deliver it kindly

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Giving someone criticism can be tough, especially if they're sensitive. Learn how to be compassionate with your advice by giving constructive criticism.
 
Most of us have faced an

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How BDSM submission brought me inner happiness

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Finding happiness isn't always as simple as opening a box labeled joy. Some people find it in the most unexpected places, like BDSM submission. Sienna Saint-Cyr shares her personal journey of

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