A Japanese billionaire is giving away R129,000 to people on Twitter to see if it boosts their happiness. Research says it might.

2020-01-09 16:19

Maezawa is expected to be the first passenger on SpaceX's moon voyage in 2023. He just sold his fashion business for R12 billion.

A Harvard professor says most of us overlook a simple way to be happier because it costs money

2019-12-25 20:19

Spending money to "buy ourselves out of negative experiences," can reduce stress and increase happiness, according to a Harvard professor.

Are we becoming sadder? How to handle a bad mood, according to an expert

2019-10-09 18:25

Happiness is not found in any other place excluding within ourselves.

A CEO who sold his first startup for R14.5 billion explains how to build a company and stay happy at the same time

2019-06-02 08:12

Justin Kan of Atrium on how staying in your Zone of Genius — the things you love to do that give you energy — is key to happiness.

After watching over 100 TED talks, these insights have stuck with me the most

2019-04-25 17:07

The theme this year, "Bigger Than Us," encouraged speakers to present solutions to the world's greatest challenges.

I do the same simple thing each night before bed, and it's dramatically changed my outlook on life

2019-04-13 15:34

Some psychologists recommend writing daily gratitude lists to break up depression and improve your happiness.

This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't good

2019-03-05 06:32

Smartphones and social media may be changing the way our brains work.

Some simple math can help you stop wasting money and start spending it in ways that actually improve your life

2019-02-24 08:37

Consider spending money to save time on activities you hate, like cleaning the house. Science suggests it will make you happier.

South Africans feel less happy than 5 years ago - survey

2019-02-16 18:16

About 71% of South Africans surveyed by Pernod Ricard feel the country is less convivial - or happy - than five years ago.

This is why Denmark is consistently rated the happiest country in the world

2018-12-19 15:18

South Africa, comparatively, ranked 105th on the World Happiness report - behind drought-hit Somalia, terrorist-prone Pakistan, suppressed Palestine, and communist China.


A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

2019-12-27 22:02

Forget old-school self-help. With this 31-day guide full of sage life advice, you can head into the new year feeling confident to tackle anything.

Here are 3 tips to stop being a people-pleaser before it ruins your relationships

2019-12-11 17:30

FACT – You cannot be everything to everyone!

Whether you're single or married, these are 11 facts about flirting that everyone should know

2019-07-06 16:11

We rounded up some intriguing scientific findings on smooth-talking the person you're attracted to — whether they're a total stranger or your spouse.

What's your mood today? Here's what your Tweets may reveal about you - and the economy

2019-05-07 05:00

South Africans' happiness is being tracked hourly in the days leading up to the elections, via a new index that was developed by a team of wellbeing economists.

Science says smiling does bring a mood boost

2019-04-17 07:59

Studies including more than 11 000 people worldwide were used to determine whether facial expressions can affect people's moods.

These 6 things explain 75% of how happy you are

2019-03-30 10:38

A study of the happiness among people in 155 countries identified six common factors which determine about 75% of how happy people are likely to be.

Bill Gates says his wealth has freed him from daily concerns like healthcare — but he's right when he also says you don't need billions to be happy

2019-02-27 11:59

Bill Gates said in a Reddit AMA that being a billionaire has made him happier because he doesn't worry about the cost of healthcare or education.

Experts have a calendar scheduling strategy to make even the busiest person happier

2019-02-20 11:17

If you schedule a time and place for every single leisure activity, you risk missing out on the happiness associated with spontaneity and flexibility.

A Harvard professor says most of us squander 5-minute opportunities to be happier every day

2019-02-04 17:24

Don't waste small pockets of free time by mindlessly checking email. Instead, chat with a coworker, which might make you happier than you expect.

7 ways to make next year better than this year in a matter of minutes

2018-12-07 14:53

Being happy doesn't require overhauling your lifestyle. Try these tweaks to your daily schedule to be a healthier and more productive person.

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