Lisa A Williams

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Don't pursue happiness as a goal. Instead make sure what you do from day to day provides a sense of meaning in life.

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A study claiming "only half your friends like you" made headlines last week. But the data support a humbler, and perhaps happier, story.

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Can we judge merit without gender bias? And is merit really the right measure for ability anyway, asks Lisa A Williams.

Inside Out

Inside Out’s five emotions are not a bad reflection of the emotional diversity within our own minds, writes Lisa A Williams.

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Looking for cheap therapy? Lisa A Williams and Owen Churches discuss new research that finds watching cat videos boosts energy levels and increases feelings of happiness.

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Take care lovers, wherever you are, as Valentine’s Day can be a day of broken hearts and broken wallets, writes Lisa Williams.

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Saying “thank you” goes beyond good manners – it also serves to build and maintain social relationships, writes Lisa A Williams.