Happiness

24 Ways to Brighten Your Morning
24 Ways to Brighten Your Morning

Wake up on the right side of the bed and ease into your day with a positive, calm attitude. >>

10 Heartwarming Quotes from Classic Comic Strip Characters
10 Heartwarming Quotes from Classic Comic Strip Characters

They may be two-dimensional, but they're way deeper that you thought. >>

Surprising Ways to Be Happier Without Really Trying
Surprising Ways to Be Happier Without Really Trying

The simplicity of these science-backed happiness habits—and how easy they are to incorporate in… >>

7 Ways to Reduce Stress That Actually Backfire
7 Ways to Reduce Stress That Actually Backfire

Studies show that what you do during your downtime might be the exact wrong way to recover after a… >>

17 Secrets of Happy Families
17 Secrets of Happy Families

Happy families share some habits that make for fulfilling conversation, productive housework, and… >>

How to Get Happy Now With Your
How to Get Happy Now With Your “Bliss List”

Author of our new book, The Bliss List, life coach J.P. Hansen, guides you through the six simple… >>

What Children and Their Toys Look Like Around the World
What Children and Their Toys Look Like Around the World

Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti traveled to 58 countries to photograph kids and their… >>

Successful People Do These 12 Things on Their Commute
Successful People Do These 12 Things on Their Commute

You could squander time on Facebook, or you could take a tip from how these successful people think. >>

RD Global Poll: What Makes Us Happiest?
RD Global Poll: What Makes Us Happiest?

Reader's Digest asked its readers worldwide to rank how these four key aspects impact their… >>

How to Be Happier Where It Matters
How to Be Happier Where It Matters

Lasting contentment can be ours, say happiness experts, if we look in the right places. >>

10+ Graduation Quotes That Inspire Success
10+ Graduation Quotes That Inspire Success

When you share these inspirational graduation quotes you're giving a gift of wisdom, culled from… >>

7 Things You Do That Actually Work Against You
7 Things You Do That Actually Work Against You

When seemingly logical behavior tends to backfire, doing more harm than good. >>

Why You Make Worse Decisions When You Want Something
Why You Make Worse Decisions When You Want Something

The ache of not having "enough" affects our intelligence and decision making. Here's how to fix it. >>

The Best Life Advice Comes From the Muppets
The Best Life Advice Comes From the Muppets

It's not easy being green—but these wise words on life, love, and happiness will get you through… >>

How to Be Happy at Work: 8 Surprising Secrets
How to Be Happy at Work: 8 Surprising Secrets

Try these simple tactics to manage stress better and improve your overall happiness. >>

Quick: How Does This Picture Make You Feel?
Quick: How Does This Picture Make You Feel?

“Too often, when people walk into a museum, they secretly think, 
I can’t see the point of… >>

Is Calm the New Happy?
Is Calm the New Happy?

A long time ago, happy meant excitement, right? Don't worry. You're not missing out—you've just… >>

The Amazing Ways 8 Extraordinary People Said
The Amazing Ways 8 Extraordinary People Said “I Love You”

Sometimes, the people we love deserve more than chocolate and flowers. >>

Should Kids Have Cell Phones?
Should Kids Have Cell Phones?

In a rant, Louis CK said smartphones are ruining people’s abilities to experience their own… >>

What If Mozart Was Your Life Coach?
What If Mozart Was Your Life Coach?

Born on January 27, 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a child prodigy who later became a cultural… >>