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You want to maximize happiness? Try the virtues

Alejo Jose G. Sison | 17 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: happiness, United Nations
The United Nations celebrates International Day of Happiness on March 20.

Seven things maketh a happy marriage

Tamara Rajakariar | 06 March 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: happiness, marriage, relationships

Happier kids in eight steps

Tamara Rajakariar | 25 February 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children's health, happiness, parenting

Super Women

Shannon Roberts | 14 February 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: career, happiness, motherhood, work-life balance

What virtue adds to happiness

Alejo Jose G. Sison | 09 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: happiness, philosophy, virtue
Going beyond having and doing into the realm of becoming.

Happiness is an elusive goal

Shannon Roberts | 31 December 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, fertility rate, happiness, parenting

Your money, or your life?

Zac Alstin | 28 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: happiness, philosophy, wealth
Roasting my own coffee beans is just one of the pleasures of exploring natural wealth.

Why happiness should replace GDP in policy making

Richard A. Easterlin | 27 October 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, GDP, happiness
Something is wrong if China's productivity has soared and its satisfaction with life has nosedived.

Teaching your kids to be happy

Tamara Rajakariar | 19 September 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children, happiness, parenting

Pope Francis’ 10 tips for happiness

Tamara Rajakariar | 01 August 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: happiness, Pope Francis

The global niceness challenge announces a winner

Michael Cook | 11 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign affairs, happiness
Statisticians have identified the Mother Teresa of global politics.

Do we even need marriage anymore?

Nicole M. King | 13 May 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: cohabitation, happiness, Marriage

Happiness is ... dinner with the family

Joanna Roughton | 28 March 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, happiness, UK

Facebook makes you sad

Tamara Rajakariar | 19 August 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Facebook, happiness, social media
Spending time with "real people" is more satisfactory than spending it on social media. Surprise.

Sadly, the International Day of Happiness is over

Vincenzina Santoro | 25 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, happiness, United Nations
The United Nations is considering an international happiness index to replace Gross Domestic Product as a measure of successful nations. Good luck!

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