Carlo Pizzati: Intimate Stranger

Urvashi Bahuguna

Being an Italian son-in-law in India

Aminatta Forna: ‘Writing can drive you mad’

Aminatta Forna and the impossibility of happiness

The Nonsense About Positive Thinking

A new study finds that being happy has no effect on the length of our lives

The Seven Day Rule

A new study reveals a close correlation between happiness and having sex at least once a week

The Age of Success

To be happy and content in later life, says this study, a man must achieve career stability by 27

Sex and Happiness

More sex does not necessarily spell more happiness. It can make people feel worse

Idea 10

Smile and move on please

The Lunchbox

A terrific film with three superb performances by its main characters

The Human Superorganism

Science sheds light on how our genes shape our friendships and how these in turn influence our emotions such as happiness and our habits such as smoking


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