Emotional health can lead to success in work, relationships and health. In the past, researchers believed that success made people happy. Newer research reveals that it’s the other way around. Happy people are more likely to work toward goals, find the resources they need and attract others with their energy and optimism — key building blocks of success.
Adapted from Review of research challenges assumption that success makes people happy.
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Meaningful mindfulness: How it could help you be happier, healthier and more successful
February 15, 2017, CNN
Get up and move. It may make you happier.
January 25, 2017, The New York Times
Facebook can actually make us more narrow-minded
January 22, 2017, CNN
Don't 'keep quiet': Prince William urges people to discuss mental health
January 17, 2017, USA TODAY
You can be happy and lonely at the same time
January 12, 2017, New York Magazine