The Happiness Blog is ranked among the Top 25 of the 100 Best Psychology Blogs in the world.

Established in 2014, The Happiness Blog by Dr. Sandip Roy is a resource site on the psychology of happiness and mental well-being, narcissism and psychopathy, and Stoic philosophy. We help people get happier.

We also share the latest from the science of well-being and life satisfaction, via social media, blog posts, lectures, and workshops.

The Happiness Blog is also ranked among the top 20 of the Best Happiness Blogs and Websites in the world. It is your one-stop resource site on:

  • Happiness science.
  • Positive psychology.
  • Philosophy of happiness
  • Life-hacks to a happier life.

We have been mentioned in:

How Stuff Works, Lawyer Monthly, Brainz Magazine, Intuit Mint Life, My Personality, Scary Mommy, Springer Link, How Stuff Works, University of Kentucky Human Resources, University of Mexico Human Resources, Masaryk University (MUNI), The University of Alabama (Lindeman Lab), Find Your Spark, University of Salford (Manchester), Edith Cowan University Blog, Her Campus at U Penn, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, eCycle, The Simplicity Habit, MakeUseOf.

About Founder: Dr. Sandip Roy

Hi, I’m Dr. Sandip Roy and in 5 words: “I help people get happier.”

I have in-depth expertise in mental health writing. Have written 1+ million words on mental health and the psychology and philosophy of happiness, since 2014.

Dr. Sandip Roy: Real Pic and Social Media Avatar
Dr. Sandip Roy: Real Pic and Social Media Avatar

My primary career is that of a practicing medical doctor, being board-certified by the National Medical Commission, India. Also, the Founder and Chief Editor of The Happiness Blog.

My interests are in positive psychology (the science of happiness & well-being), hacks to a happier and easier life, and Stoicism.

I help my audience discover solutions from science and philosophy on how to:

I have been practicing as a general practitioner and family physician for more than a decade. I currently live in Delhi, India.

Besides practicing at my clinic, I also speak to the general audience on Happiness Science. I talk about how they can raise their happiness levels, and how it can have a massive impact on their personal and professional stories. I base my happiness-enhancing techniques on psychological research.

Dr. Sandip Roy, Delhi
Dr. Sandip Roy, Speaking at Amity School, Ghaziabad

Motto: Let’s bring more happiness into our lives.


  1. Chief Medical Director at Rama Krishna Healthcare, a multi-clinic that serves a semi-urban population in Delhi, since 2001.
  2. Content Development Manager at Elsevier Clinical Specialties for a brief period in 2007. Worked on the initial phase of the ECAB (Elsevier Clinical Assessment Board) pilot project.
  3. Emergency Medical Officer at Batra Hospital and Medical Research Center (BHMRC), Delhi; Kailash Hospital, Noida; Prakash Hospital, Noida; Dharamshila Hospital, Delhi; at various times before 2001.


  1. Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy in the textbook Selected Topics in Obstetrics and Gynecology For Postgraduates and Practitioners, 2009.
  2. Critique of positive psychology and positive interventions in The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Positive Psychology, 2018.

Quoted As Credible Source:

• Quoted in the daily newspaper Deccan Chronicle:

Dr. Sandip Roy quoted in Deccan-Chronicle (Correlation-Food-Depression)
Dr. Sandip Roy, quoted in Deccan-Chronicle

• Also quoted in the daily newspaper The Asian Age in the article Correlation Between Food And Depression.

Know More About Our Origin Story, Mission, & Vision

Our Experience, Expertise, Authoritativeness, and Trustworthiness (E-E-A-T)

This website ( is backed by the experience and expertise of its creator, Dr. Sandip Roy. It has a high authoritative ranking among popular psychology websites (Top 25 of the 100 Best Psychology Blogs).

The site’s focus is on delivering well-researched, practical advice on mental well-being and psychology in a way that is easy to understand.

  1. Experience: The website showcases extensive experience in the field of mental well-being, with a focus on positive psychology, Stoicism, and dark psychology (narcissism, psychopathy, and sociopathy)​​. The breadth of topics covered, such as happiness, coping with difficult personalities, and mental health issues, indicates a comprehensive understanding and experience in these areas.
  2. Expertise: The website’s creator, Dr. Sandip Roy, is a medical doctor and psychology writer with over a decade of writing experience in relevant fields​​. His work has been featured on various reputable platforms like Lifehack, Happify, and​​. Dr. Roy has also authored publications in psychology and medicine, further cementing his expertise in the field​​.
  3. Authoritativeness: is ranked among the Top 20 of the world’s 100 best psychology blogs​​, which speaks to its recognition in the field. The inclusion of evidence-based strategies and references to established psychological principles and philosophies, like Stoicism and positive psychology, enhances the site’s authority on the subject​​​​.
  4. Trustworthiness: The website provides valuable insights and practical strategies based on real science, aiming to boost happiness and life satisfaction, balance life and success, and address mental health issues​​. Moreover, it clearly states that its content is not a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, or treatment​​, which is an important aspect of trustworthiness, as it acknowledges the limitations of online information and encourages seeking professional help when necessary.

We believe in providing credible and evidence-based content.

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