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Well Being Index

The Happiness Tipping Point

Sunnie Toelle | Posted 08.03.2013 | Impact
Sunnie Toelle

Happiness is not about smiley faces, unicorns and light-hearted merriment. Nor is it about self-proclaimed gurus and their self-help anecdotes of supposed enlightenment.

Are You Happy? Surprising Number Of Americans Say No

Posted 05.30.2013 | Black Voices

Sometimes, a simple reminder that you're in control will do, but according to a recent survey from Harris Poll, happiness is based on more than just m...

Mallika Rao

Your City May Be Tracking Your Happiness

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living

No one understood why a Santa Monica High School student killed himself one January afternoon in 2011, leaping from the roof of a 10-story hotel as hi...

Best Places To Retire For Well-Being

Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty

Though one-third of boomers today say they are interested in aging in place, there are still some who have plans to pull up stakes and move for greene...

The State of the Union: The View From America's Front Porch

Steven Cohen | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Steven Cohen

While we should be deeply concerned about the inability of our economy to generate sufficient employment, and most Americans are concerned about the economy, most people do not see a crisis. How do Americans in 2012 feel about their quality of life?

Ann Brenoff

Troubling Statistics On Obesity In Midlife

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.28.2012 | Fifty

The obesity rate in America may have plateaued and may even be declining in some areas, but many in middle age are still carrying around their spare t...

Discovered: The Good Life

Posted 12.31.2011 | Fifty

Back in July, Diane Sawyer introduced us to Debbie Watkins, "the most stressed-out person in America". Watkins fit the criteria of the Gallup-Healthwa...

How Does Colorado Rank For Overall Wellbeing?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.26.2011 | Denver

Gallup-Healthways published their “State of the States” report Wednesday, complete with state-by-state rankings of “Overall Wellbeing.” The a...

WATCH: The Happiest Person In America

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last week, Gallup published its annual Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, leading The New York Times on a search to find the person who fit the exact...

Happiest Cities In America: 2010 Well-Being Index Released (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The happiest cities in America have been released and the Western United States ended up dominating the Top 10. Several California cities did well ...