Life Satisfaction

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Some People Can Thrive After Depression, Study Finds

We may think of depression as a recurring condition with a gloomy prognosis, but findings from one study indicate that nearly 10% of adults in the United States with major depression were thriving ten years later. The findings suggest that some people with depression experience more than a reduction in depressive symptoms over time – they can achieve optimal psychological well-being. More

Altruists Make More Money and Have More Kids

Altruistic people tend to score higher on many measures of life satisfaction. Yes, that seems counterintuitive, and such scales can admittedly be subjective. So a research team decided to explore the relationship between selflessness and two outcomes we are evolutionarily programmed to desire: wealth and procreation. It reports generous people have More