Bright, vivid color really does give us more energy — and that’s just one of the things designer Ingrid Fetell Lee discovered in her 10-year search for the sources of joy.

Anxiety could be the price that we have to pay for freedom, suggests psychologist Steven Pinker.

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.

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