A recent study finds that people who walk to work or take the train are more satisfied than the rest of us. What do they know that we don't?
The Better Life Index tells us about the keys to global happiness. Sort of.
Two years later, we offer a look back at "the medium chill" and a consideration of what it means to live a meaningful life.
Today's young adults, facing huge challenges and dwindling opportunities, choose the medium chill by necessity -- and show us all a better way to live.
Best-selling writer and joy genius Gretchen Rubin talks about how personal moves toward a happier life can lead to a better, healthier planet for everybody.
According to the survey many of you took last week, Grist readers are a mostly happy bunch, but not quite as optimistic as other Americans, especially when it comes to the environment.
Our obsession with GDP is taking a heavy toll on our health, social connections, leisure time, and the environment. It's time for a new focus: happiness.
Finally, proof that beer equals delicious joy.
This will surprise and shock you: It is sometimes hard to stay positive and be an environmentalist.