Money can buy you happiness, new research reveals

Research published today has revealed that money is much more useful for making people happy than was previously thought. Despite the popularity of books like The Spirit Level and Happiness, and a large body of recent studies across the developing world suggesting that economic performance does not in fact correlate with wellbeing or life satisfaction, new research…
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How does work affect your mental health?

Alain de Botton’s new book, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work,  is out today, which has got me thinking about work again. Mental health in the workplace, and particularly its relationship to our sense of self and personal happiness, has been of great interest to me ever since I suffered stress-related illness a few years…
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