Parents with four or more reported the highest levels of life satisfaction.
A new study shows couples the world over find their own balance.
They’re richer, more successful and more motivated.
Little celebrations, high standards, friends and more.
Simple tips for raising your kids to be happy people.
Six attitudes to instill in your kids.
Words of papal wisdom.
Cohabitation and marriage rights are looking more similar, but married people are happier.
The British government is now collecting stats on family meals for its happiness index.
Spending time with "real people" is more satisfactory than spending it on social media. Surprise.
The short answer, according to a recent study, is Yes, No, Maybe, and It depends.
A survey of 1000 women by Forbes found that working moms are, in general, “an unhappy lot”.
The notion that parenthood brings happiness and fulfilment is self-evident to those of us who have partaken of healthy family life, but it’s still gratifying to receive validation from academia.
The OECD’s latest ‘Better Life Index’ shows that Irish women have a better overall quality of life than men when a range of different factors is taken into account.
It’s happiness survey time again, with the publication of the OECD’s annual Better Life Index. And, for once, it’s not a Scandinavian country that comes out on top.
Girls who spend a lot of time using multimedia seem to be less happy and socially comfortable than peers who spend less time on screens, a study from Stanford University suggests.
A British media personality has pricked the country’s happiness bubble by declaring that she does not want her kids to be “happy”.
In the last post on the new State of Our Unions (SOU) report from the National Marriage Project we read that “the benefits of generosity were particularly pronounced among couples with children.” Parents who were very generous with each other were more likely to be very happy as well. But there’s more. Generosity in having children is also part of the happiness equation.
An item about generosity in marriage is getting some play on the New York Times Well blog today. Tara Parker- Pope reports on the 2011 State of Our Unions report just out from the National Marriage Project.
How tedious has become the meme: don’t have children, it will ruin your life.
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