happiness

12 Frugal Ways to End a Bad Day on a Good Note

Busting your budget isn't a great way to feel better. Instead, try one of these fun, frugal ways to boost your mood.

5 Money Truths That Aren't Always Obvious

For all the thinking we do about money, we sometimes miss the most important points. Discover five truths about finances that might surprise you.

15 Tips for a Better Work-Life Balance

Want to be happier at work AND at home? Follow these suggestions to keep yourself balanced, healthy, and joyful.

Are You Frugal or Cheap?

Saving money is great — but sometimes, it can be taken too far. Are you crossing the line from savvy frugality into miserly cheapness?

25 Ways to Feel Better Fast

Whether you're sick, sad, depressed, angry, or some combination of all four, use these quick and easy tricks to turn your mood — and your day — around.

21 Frugal Ways to Reward Yourself Right Now

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. But what about you? Reward yourself with these easy, cheap, and relaxing activities.

6 Ways Money Really Can Buy Happiness

Those people who say money can't buy happiness? Totally wrong. According to a study in the Journal of Psychology, it can — as long as you spend it right.

Big List of Things to be Happy About

When life gets frustrating, challenging, or just plain annoying, it helps remember (and celebrate) these little joys.

12 Frugal Compromises

Frugality isn't a black-and-white, either/or situation. That's why sometimes, the best decision isn't to be as frugal as you can be.

25 Ways to Be a Better Person Today

Discover how you can become a better person today (and reap additional benefits like happiness, saving money, and helping the environment).

How to Do What You Enjoy

It is amazing how many people spend their time doing things that they don't like doing. Here are some tips that have helped me to do more of what I enjoy in life.

Quarterlife Crisis! What is It?

Does something like a quarterlife crisis really exist? Maybe.

How to Get a Life: Consider the Worst Case Scenario

There is something that drives everything we do. When the masks are removed, fear controls much of what we do. Fear poisons us until we are too paralyzed to act. Learn a helpful st

How to Win the Lottery Without Paying a Penny for the Ticket

We've all fantasized about what we'd do with our huge Lottery windfall. Make that dream a Lottery, without wasting money on the ticket.

How to Build Your Own Trigger for Happiness

What would you say if I told you that you could build a button that, at a push, instantly floods you with the feelings of your choice? I'll show you how.

Best Money Tips: Escaping the Mundane

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. How watching movies can increase your money IQ, why the rich are leaving their mansions, and how to get stuff done after a tirin

5 Ways to Improve Your Well Being and Delight the Soul

Finding happiness doesn't have to mean completely overhauling your life. Discover simple steps you can take to improve your health and make your life more joyful.

How Spending Less Made Me Happier

Contrary to popular belief, you don't need money to be happy. In fact, spending less can actually make you happier.

Being Happier Through...Botox?

At age 33, I've had Botox injected between my eyebrows to eliminate an annoying frown line. It turns out that it makes me happier, and there is science behind it.

Review: Bluebird -- Women and the New Psychology of Happiness

It's ingrained in our culture. In our Declaration of Independence we've spelled out that Americans must pursue happiness. To that end, billion dollar industries have heeded our cal