Happiness

Jill Donovan
Living Longer, Living Better

How Jill Donovan Turned a Hobby into a New Career

Donovan tried many activities and jobs before her life's quest to find her passion inspired a late-in-life career change. 

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Enlightenment
Books

Positive Reading List: 'Enlightenment Now'

This big book by Steven Pinker takes on big questions—and finds positive answers.

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Leaning into Stressful Situations for a Happy Outcome
Managing Life Changes

Leaning into Stressful Situations for a Happy Outcome

Research suggests that working through stressful situations offers the promise of fulfillment and happiness in the future.

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Austin, Texas
Living Longer, Living Better

The Happiest Cities in the U.S., According to National Geographic

Where do the happiest people in America live? The answer may surprise you.

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The Benefits of Staying Social as a Senior

Many seniors find themselves leading a more solitary life, but staying social in one's golden years can yield many benefits.

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Giving
Emotional and Mental Health

How Being Generous Helps Your Brain

Between hurricanes and earthquakes, the opportunities to be generous with time and money have been plentiful lately. New research offers a surprising reason to give.

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Living Longer, Living Better

7 Ways to Shake a Bad Mood Instantly

Anyone can get stuck in a bad mood—but you don't have to stay there! Use these tips to get back on track.

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