How much money do people need to be happy?
Take three people. All are unmarried, 33-year-old women who live in the United States.
Feb 24 12:08PM Quartz

Clear a Path and Grow Your Mind
Because we live in a richly diverse world in which, more and more, we depend on one another, isolating ourselves is simply not an option. We are social creatures and need to be in relationship with others, John A.
Feb 24 3:00AM Medium

Should You Add Adaptogens to Your Wellness Routine?
Plus, why these herbs have been getting so much buzz. | Photo: S847 / Getty Images Charcoal pills.
Feb 23 10:20PM Shape Magazine

4 things the best leaders train their brains to do
According to neuroscientist Tara Swart, leaders need to be at the top of their performance. To improve your performance, leaders need to optimize their thinking and thus, their brains.
Feb 23 9:57PM Business Insider

The Positive Benefits of Exercise Apply to Your Mental Health Too
When your mental health isn't 100 percent, the effects can be exhausting. Never mind dragging yourself to the gym even a Netflix binge session might require more energy than you're able to give.
Feb 23 8:53PM Brit + Co

How Mindfulness Helps You Get Unstuck
Has someone ever sent you an angry email, and then you found yourself, weeks later, thinking about it while you're wide awake at 2am? Emotions can be a major source of distraction, according to researchers Richard Davidson and Daniel Goleman, who have chronicled what we know thus far about the meditator's mind in a new book, Altered Traits, Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body. In this whiteboard session for Harvard Business Review, Davidson and Goleman talk about one of the most important discoveries: repeated practice helps us untether from emotional cues that keep us mired in distraction specifically, rumination.
Feb 23 7:55PM Mindful

The essence of healing
This article along with others on mastering your mind, body and soul connection are featured in Newsweek Special Edition: Spiritual Living. Most of us trust our doctors even when they hand us a prescription for a drug we can't pronounce.
Feb 23 1:08PM Newsweek

Meditation for sleep
Do you find it difficult to get to sleep, or wake up a few hours after going to bed and find it hard to drop off again? My sleep was affected when I was struggling with long distance care of my elderly parents, and it was a huge relief to discover the Insight Timer app and meditation for sleep. And it was reassuring to know that if I woke up worrying in the early hours I could switch on a meditation to take my mind off the problems that are always so nightmarish at that time of night.
Feb 23 12:41PM All Things Bright & Good

How Much Money Do You Need To Be Happy? Less Than Most People Are Making
If you thought earning more money would make you happier, you were only partly right. There's a point at which more money has decreasing returns in terms of our emotional well-being and life satisfaction.
Feb 23 12:23PM Fast Company

Should the government try to maximise happiness?
Money can't buy me love, sang The Beatles, although it is doubtful that this was a rigorous empirical claim. Still, nobody disputes that there's more to life than money and a new book, The Origins of Happiness (UK) (US) argues that happiness should be a guide to government policy.
Feb 23 12:00PM Tim Harford

6 famous historical sites to visit in Thailand
Shares 148Thailand's rich history dates back to thousands of years. The impressive landmarks we see today are remnants of the ancient temples and Buddhist architecture built by several emperors that ruled the country at the time.
Feb 23 6:19AM A Luxury Travel Blog

Here's How Much Money You Have to Make to Be Satisfied and Happy
Finance / Money It's only a fraction of the millions you dream about. February 22, 2018 2 min read How many times have you thought, If I just made $5,000 or $10,000 more per year, then I'd be happy? Turns out, a marginal raise like this might be the key to feeling satisfied and happy for some.
Feb 22 4:31PM Entrepreneur

More than one way to prevent mass shootings
After the 2015 shooting that killed nine people in a Charleston, S.C.
Feb 21 10:07PM The Christian Science Monitor

An Interview with the Master: Robert Greene on Stoicism
Except for the Stoics themselves, no one has influenced me as a reader and writer more than Robert Greene. Which is why I was nervous but excited to interview Robert about Stoicism and this ancient philosophy has influenced his work over the years.
Feb 21 8:55PM Daily Stoic | Stoic Wisdom For Everyday Life

The evolution of my religion
Published 21, Feb, 2018 My Filipino father wasn't always a practicing Catholic but it was important that these ideals were ingrained in us as children. Later in life, while I was a teenager my mother changed faiths and married someone of a similar belief and we attended more Pentecostal and Evangelical church services.
Feb 21 2:46PM

49 Growth Affirmations
Today's Thought: And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. ~ Anais Nin Growth Affirmations: I am a work in progress, but WHAT a work I am! My way forward is paved with the strength of an open heart and the power of an open mind.
Feb 21 2:19AM The Affirmation Spot

Breath Therapy' Gave Me the Best High of My Life
This article originally appeared on VICE Denmark. There are ten of us here, all sitting on our own mattress in a function hall in Aarhus, Denmark.
Feb 7 5:05PM Vice