Heartwarming Stories of Relatives Who Found Each Other Through DNA Tests
Millions of people have used commercial DNA tests to trace their family trees. For a few lucky folks, the results have been life-changing, introducing them to relatives they had lost long ago—or never knew existed.
My Grandfather Left the Structure of His Old House to Rot in a Field. Here’s Why I’ll Never Tear it ...
The old farmhouse was abandoned and falling apart. But tearing it down would be like razing the author’s past.
25 Ways You Can Relax that Don’t Cost a Cent
Got no chill? Try these simple ways to relax and unwind today.
10 Things Wildly Successful People Do Every Single Day
You can't go from intern to CEO overnight, but these 10 tips will point you to success city.
These People Donated Millions After They Died—But No One Knew They Were Rich
In life, they were humble secretaries, teachers, and janitors. When they died, they were richer than anyone knew—and they gave...
7 Pieces of Life Advice Geniuses Tell Their Kids
These brilliant men and women have revolutionized science, medicine, and our understanding of the cosmos. But what do they tell...
24 Things Happy People Never Forget to Do
Happiness isn't just a trait you're born with, it's a choice. These simple habits of happy people are guaranteed to...
10 Little Compliments You Should Be Giving Every Day
Spread a little happiness with these nice things to say to friends, colleagues, and even total strangers.
13 Times Fortune Cookies Literally Changed People’s Lives
That fortune can be surprisingly accurate—or incredibly beneficial: Check out these amazing stories of fortune-cookie inspired luck.
11 of the Most Inspiring Quotes from the Dalai Lama
We rounded up some of our favorite Dalai Lama quotes that can teach every reader something new.
10 Incredible Benefits of Owning a Pet
As if you needed another reason to love your furry friend, your pet could give you these health-boosting benefits.
17 Secrets of the Happiest Families
Happy families share some habits that make for fulfilling conversation, productive housework, and more subdued arguments.
7 Things Lucky People Do That You Don’t
If you can't find a four-leaf clover or magic charm, you can always create your own serendipity. Steal these secrets...
22 Things Everyone Should Do at Least Once Before Summer’s Over
Don't let the last few warm, beautiful days of the season go to waste! Ice cream, stat!
The 20 Happiest Countries in the World
Although the Declaration of Independence declares our inalienable right to "the Pursuit of Happiness," the United States didn't even make...
14 Magic Phrases to Instantly Calm Your Anxiety
When your mind is racing with all your stressors and fears, take a deep breath and repeat one of these...
34 Easy Ways to Make Your Work Day Less Stressful
Problems at work are more strongly associated with health complaints than any other life stressor. These tricks will keep the...
10 Tips to Help You Quit Your Day Job and Pursue Your Dream
You've heard the saying: "Failing to plan is planning to fail." These strategies can help you ensure a successful transition...
GREAT News—Those Funny Cat Videos You Love Are Actually Good for You
As if you needed an excuse to watch those furballs trip over themselves.
18 Things Happy People Never Do (So You Shouldn’t Either)
How many of these tiny, everyday things are you doing that could be slowly destroying your happiness?
Here’s What Your Daydreams Reveal About Your Personality
Don't take those fantasies too literally. But do take them seriously—because they tell you a lot about your innermost thoughts!
Surprising Things the World’s 5 Happiest Countries Have in Common
If you're looking for the key to happiness, here are the five things you really need, according to science.
10 Blatant Lies Your Parents Told You, Debunked By Science
Your suspicion was right: They really did have a favorite child.
These Touching Stories Prove How Meaningful a Simple Thank-You Note Can Be
Never underestimate the power of a thank-you note. As these readers show, the sentiment can last a lifetime.