The Leadership and Happiness Laboratory
The Leadership and Happiness Laboratory conducts research and creates resources for leaders to learn the science of happiness, apply it in their own lives, and share it with others.
The value of relationships
Robert Waldinger, director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, says one of the biggest surprises they encountered was that what makes people happy is also what helps keep them healthy—relationships.Read More
A pet can change your life
Animals ease loneliness and boost oxytocin—the love hormone.
In a society roiled by division, how can we find common ground and build relationships with those who don’t share our views?
Research offers new reasons to pick up the phone and reconnect with that old friend.
Forgiveness can heal
Forgiveness transcends mere spiritual practice or good behavior—it fosters good mental health.
How do you measure and govern for happiness?
An international conference of academics, practitioners, corporate managers, and spiritual leaders at the Harvard Divinity School sought answers to the question of universal happiness.