Month: October 2011


Time skews our perceptions of happiness. Take the the way parents look back warmly on their children’s preschool years as an example. A Princeton study found that childcare ranked very low on the list of what makes people happy, below napping and watching TV. And, yet, if you […]

Sleep (Well) Together

Men who slept better at night were more likely to feel positive about their relationship the following day, according to a recent study.  And couples who reported the highest quality and hours of sleep per night also had the happiest unions.  Sometimes this requires creativity.  Nose strips […]

Stay hungry. Stay foolish.

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in […]