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#Happiness

# happiness - Friday 8 May, 2020

CSO figures reveal significant drop in number of people satisfied with life
# Happiness
# Happiness

CSO figures reveal significant drop in number of people satisfied with life

May 8th 2020, 9:41 PM 21,804 Views 35 Comments

The figures also show an increase in alcohol use and smoking, as well as a feeling of loneliness.

# happiness - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

We asked you which item in your beauty bag makes you happiest, and here's what you said
# Happiness
From The Daily Edge
# Happiness

We asked you which item in your beauty bag makes you happiest, and here's what you said

Mar 20th 2019, 1:39 PM 4,358 Views 0 Comments

Today is the International Day of Happiness, people.

# happiness - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Opinion: 'Can money buy you happiness? Not if you're spending it the wrong way'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Can money buy you happiness? Not if you're spending it the wrong way'

Sep 12th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,098 Views 30 Comments

Gill Hasson says that you should spend your money on experiences, not things.

# happiness - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Ireland ranks 14th happiest country in the world - ahead of the UK and the US
# Happiness Report
# Happiness Report

Ireland ranks 14th happiest country in the world - ahead of the UK and the US

Mar 15th 2018, 10:13 AM 45,743 Views 93 Comments

The Nordic nations are the happiest in the world, with Finland coming out on top.

# happiness - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Poll: Are you happy with your life at the moment?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you happy with your life at the moment?

Apr 30th 2017, 10:24 AM 29,425 Views 54 Comments

How are you feeling about your lot?

# happiness - Monday 20 March, 2017

Ireland is the 15th happiest country in the world
# Resilient
# Resilient

Ireland is the 15th happiest country in the world

Mar 20th 2017, 9:57 PM 28,747 Views 70 Comments

The best examples of happiness maintenance after large external shocks were Ireland and Iceland, according to the report.

# happiness - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Hygge: The Danish art of cosy living that people tried to embrace this year
# Meik Wiking
# Meik Wiking

Hygge: The Danish art of cosy living that people tried to embrace this year

Dec 27th 2016, 10:00 PM 32,642 Views 17 Comments

We sat down with one of the most prominent promoters of hygge (in a very cosy setting) to chat about why happiness can be difficult to achieve.

# happiness - Friday 16 September, 2016

Want to be happier? Try saving more money
# Sponsored By Electric Ireland
# Sponsored By Electric Ireland

Want to be happier? Try saving more money

Sep 16th 2016, 11:05 AM 11,702 Views 9 Comments

Spending helps too (but you’ll need to save first).

# happiness - Friday 12 August, 2016

This RTÉ pundit got very emotional after Team Ireland won their first Olympics medal today
# Happiness
From The42
# Happiness

This RTÉ pundit got very emotional after Team Ireland won their first Olympics medal today

Aug 12th 2016, 6:20 PM 12,856 Views 9 Comments

It’s been a historic day for Irish rowing.

# happiness - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Young people in Ireland are more likely to have quality of life problems
# Survey
# Survey

Young people in Ireland are more likely to have quality of life problems

Jul 13th 2016, 7:39 AM 14,184 Views 43 Comments

It found that one quarter of adults reported at least three serious issues.

# happiness - Friday 24 June, 2016

16 things that are pure and real and true to cheer you up today
# Happiness
From The Daily Edge
# Happiness

16 things that are pure and real and true to cheer you up today

Jun 24th 2016, 5:07 PM 8,445 Views 1 Comment

<3

# happiness - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Where does Ireland rank in the world in terms of happiness? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Where does Ireland rank in the world in terms of happiness? It's the week in numbers

Mar 19th 2016, 6:30 PM 18,343 Views 4 Comments

Plus: How much money will dog owners whose animals aren’t chipped be fined from next month?

# happiness - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Ireland is the 19th happiest country in the world
# Delirah And Excirah
# Delirah And Excirah

Ireland is the 19th happiest country in the world

Mar 17th 2016, 8:18 AM 24,250 Views 54 Comments

Happier than the UK, less happy than Israel.

# happiness - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Want to be happy? Value your time more than money
# About Time
# About Time

Want to be happy? Value your time more than money

Jan 10th 2016, 8:45 AM 18,202 Views 18 Comments

Time is not money, it would seem.

# happiness - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Irish people are feeling pretty optimistic about 2016
# Next Year
# Next Year

Irish people are feeling pretty optimistic about 2016

Dec 31st 2015, 6:15 AM 7,876 Views 23 Comments

It looks like we’re bucking the trend worldwide.

# happiness - Friday 11 December, 2015

A loose light has given this Coke ad in Dublin a brand new (unfortunate) meaning
# Too Happy
From The Daily Edge
# Too Happy

A loose light has given this Coke ad in Dublin a brand new (unfortunate) meaning

Dec 11th 2015, 10:44 AM 11,358 Views 3 Comments

Santa please, not here.

# happiness - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Myth busted: Unhappy people DON'T die younger
# Stress Levels
# Stress Levels

Myth busted: Unhappy people DON'T die younger

Dec 10th 2015, 12:45 PM 12,375 Views 17 Comments

A new study examines the commonly-held view that happy people live longer.

# happiness - Sunday 13 September, 2015

A psychologist says one thing is 'the single biggest predictor of human happiness'
# Get Happy
# Get Happy

A psychologist says one thing is 'the single biggest predictor of human happiness'

Sep 13th 2015, 7:00 PM 59,143 Views 46 Comments

It’s simple, but important.

# happiness - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

'Money doesn't buy happiness' - Carlos Tevez given hero's welcome home at Boca
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

'Money doesn't buy happiness' - Carlos Tevez given hero's welcome home at Boca

Jul 14th 2015, 9:45 AM 7,302 Views 3 Comments

In the past former Argentine stars have returned home in the twilight of their careers.

# happiness - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

10 little things that would make any Irish person jump for joy
# WooHoo
From The Daily Edge
# WooHoo

10 little things that would make any Irish person jump for joy

Jun 3rd 2015, 9:30 PM 15,214 Views 4 Comments

*punches the air*

# happiness - Sunday 10 May, 2015

What makes people happy now is different to 80 years ago, but not THAT different
# Get Happy
# Get Happy

What makes people happy now is different to 80 years ago, but not THAT different

May 10th 2015, 6:30 PM 23,696 Views 17 Comments

We all just want to be secure, really.

# happiness - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Ireland is happier than the UK, Germany and France, but not as happy as the USA, Canada and Switzerland
# Happy Days
# Happy Days

Ireland is happier than the UK, Germany and France, but not as happy as the USA, Canada and Switzerland

Apr 23rd 2015, 10:45 PM 19,503 Views 56 Comments

But, are you happy?

# happiness - Saturday 11 April, 2015

This video will show you how to live a happier life in 81 seconds
# Pursuit Of Happiness
# Pursuit Of Happiness

This video will show you how to live a happier life in 81 seconds

Apr 11th 2015, 3:00 PM 18,153 Views 16 Comments

It’s the little things…

# happiness - Friday 20 March, 2015

16 reasons to be happy in Ireland today
# Smile Lads
From The Daily Edge
# Smile Lads

16 reasons to be happy in Ireland today

Mar 20th 2015, 10:04 PM 14,628 Views 6 Comments

It’s not so bad.

# happiness - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Having more stuff doesn't make you happier – so what does?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Having more stuff doesn't make you happier – so what does?

Mar 19th 2015, 6:30 PM 360 Views 45 Comments

We are increasingly recognising that ‘progress’ should be about increasing human happiness and well-being, not the size of our wallets.

# happiness - Monday 17 November, 2014

Opinion: Are you SURE you'd like to be a millionaire?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Opinion: Are you SURE you'd like to be a millionaire?

Nov 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 45,633 Views 68 Comments

Whether through hard graft or pure chance, the life of the super-rich isn’t all rosy.

# happiness - Monday 20 October, 2014

Opinion: Does money really buy happiness?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Opinion: Does money really buy happiness?

Oct 20th 2014, 8:00 AM 838 Views 47 Comments

A recent trip down the Revenue office got me thinking…

# happiness - Monday 15 September, 2014

Conservatives are happier than liberals - but only because they lack empathy
# Not A Care In The World
# Not A Care In The World

Conservatives are happier than liberals - but only because they lack empathy

Sep 15th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,000 Views 56 Comments

DISCUSS…

# happiness - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Amputee sailor overjoyed by Arsene Wenger letter
# Happiness
From The42
# Happiness

Amputee sailor overjoyed by Arsene Wenger letter

Aug 14th 2014, 9:27 AM 3,268 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old lost both legs, his left arm and three fingers on his right hand in December 2012.

# happiness - Monday 4 August, 2014

These 8 jobs will make you rich AND happy*
# Whistle While You Work
# Whistle While You Work

These 8 jobs will make you rich AND happy*

Aug 4th 2014, 8:30 PM 83,488 Views 53 Comments

*Apparently.

# happiness - Sunday 3 August, 2014

The closer you live to Denmark, the happier you are... It's science, apparently
# Happy Gene
# Happy Gene

The closer you live to Denmark, the happier you are... It's science, apparently

Aug 3rd 2014, 10:15 AM 16,000 Views 24 Comments

The greater a nation’s genetic distance from Denmark, the less happy its citizens are – according to new research.

# happiness - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Lovely Irish people relating their happy memories in a very lovely way
# Happy Days
# Happy Days

Lovely Irish people relating their happy memories in a very lovely way

Jul 24th 2014, 2:51 PM 13,562 Views 5 Comments

Something sweet to digest on this summer’s day.

# happiness - Sunday 13 July, 2014

This graph shows how to be happy at work
# Don't Worry Be Happy
# Don't Worry Be Happy

This graph shows how to be happy at work

Jul 13th 2014, 11:41 PM 46,527 Views 25 Comments

It’s all to do with flow, apparently.

# happiness - Thursday 10 July, 2014

I read the news today, oh boy: Study finds news is stressing people out
# News Blues
# News Blues

I read the news today, oh boy: Study finds news is stressing people out

Jul 10th 2014, 1:09 PM 4,680 Views 13 Comments

New study finds that over-exposure to the media could have a serious impact on your mood

# happiness - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Irish consumer confidence hits seven year high*
# Happy Customers
# Happy Customers

Irish consumer confidence hits seven year high*

May 13th 2014, 5:23 PM 6,068 Views 13 Comments

*But we’re coming from a low base, so don’t get carried away.

# happiness - Sunday 23 March, 2014

13 simple moments of pure unadulterated pleasure
# Aaaaah
From The Daily Edge
# Aaaaah

13 simple moments of pure unadulterated pleasure

Mar 23rd 2014, 11:00 AM 7,455 Views 6 Comments

And they’re all free, too!

# happiness - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Report shows quality of life in Ireland above EU average
# If You're Happy And You Know It
# If You're Happy And You Know It

Report shows quality of life in Ireland above EU average

Mar 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,411 Views 39 Comments

The EU report was published to coincide with International Happiness Day.

# happiness - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Column: Sadness has always been a part of living, we need to accept that
# How To Be Unhappy
# How To Be Unhappy

Column: Sadness has always been a part of living, we need to accept that

Mar 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 202 Views 48 Comments

A strange thing happened in the world over the last 50 years: people began to believe that they should feel happy all the time, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.

# happiness - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Irish consumers are happier than they have been in seven years
# We're Happy
# We're Happy

Irish consumers are happier than they have been in seven years

Mar 4th 2014, 4:11 PM 7,224 Views 33 Comments

The report says that Irish consumers are increasingly confident in the Irish economy.

# happiness - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Open thread: What makes you happy?
# Get Happy
# Get Happy

Open thread: What makes you happy?

Feb 20th 2014, 6:50 AM 7,363 Views 49 Comments

For us, it’s dogs, chocolate, sunshine and….Google Maps. But what makes you happy?

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