Smart advice from TED speakers to help you rediscover your joy on the job

Essential, data-derived advice for leading a happy, healthy life, shared by psychiatrist Robert Waldinger.

American society has branded marriage as an institution of love, and yet we cling to old-fashioned narratives about divorce. Astro Teller and Danielle Teller argue that this is harmful to individuals, couples — and society at large.

Why do we work? Not, it turns out, just for the paycheck. Psychologist Barry Schwartz describes the meaning and engagement that some workers derive from some professions you might not expect to be fulfilling.

Psychologist Guy Winch lays out seven useful ways to reboot emotional health … starting now.

Positive psychologist advocate Shawn Achor thinks that the key to success is being happy, not the other way around. Dig into his must-reads books and articles.

Want to be happy? Slow down. |

In this free-wheeling discussion at TED Global in October 2014, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard talked with journalist and writer Pico Iyer about how to spend time meaningfully.