Thinking back to childhood, I recall a feeling of spaciousness in which time didn't exist. Those hours spent playing outside and running around the neighborhood created a buoyant experience that only knew it was time to go home by the growl of my stomach or the orange setting sun.
Depression is more than a passing bout of sadness or dejection, or feeling down in the dumps. It can leave you feeling continuously burdened and can sap the joy out of once-pleasurable activities. In Understanding Depression, find out how effective t...
Hegel said that history is the process of freedom realizing itself. Assuming you're in the western world, then you currently live in the most free and tolerant society that has ever existed. There is less racism and sexism than at any other time in history.
Over the past two decades, much of the research on happiness can be boiled down to one main prescription: give thanks. Across hundreds of studies, practicing gratitude has been found to increase positive emotions, reduce the risk of depression, heighten relationship satisfaction, and increase resilience in the face of stressful life events, among other benefits.