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Why Governments Should Stay Out of the Happiness Business

Ruth Whippman | Posted 03.24.2017 | Politics
Ruth Whippman

Rather than governments dabbling in the murky waters of the happiness business, we would all be better off if our leaders focused their attention on more objective, less easily exploited measures like democracy, human rights, economic security, and the provision of adequate services.

10 Stress-Relief Strategies When You Have Five Minutes or Less

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

The way we work is broken when scores of talented people can't attend to their basic human needs. Until the larger systemic issues are fixed, these and other stories continue to push me to create stress-relief strategies that can actually be incorporated in your super-hectic day. Here are 10 such strategies to try when you have five minutes or less.

Is Happiness Preventive Medicine?

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Ingrid Peschke

Happiness is a treatment we can all prescribe for ourselves and watch as it truly does take center stage in our life.