Kira M. Newman

Why a Bad Mood Could be a Good Thing

Like many seekers of happiness, I once aspired to feel good as much as possible. There’s probably a part of everyone that would prefer to avoid life’s more difficult, or even mundane, feelings—and self-help books assure us that we can, if only we adopt the right attitude.

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Why Does Happiness Inequality Matter?

This article originally appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

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5 Things Science Says Will Make You Happier

This article was originally published in Greater Good.

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Can Empathy for Birds Make Us Happier? Ten Breakthroughs in the Science of a Meaningful Life

This article originally appeared at Greater Good, the online magazine of UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center.

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