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Why You Should Focus on Happiness, Not Productivity

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

For the first 20 years of our lives, we were taught and trained productivity. If we could finish the work we're supposed to finish, then we could play. If we are productive, then we're more likely to do well at school and get applauded.

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor Shares 10 Mindfulness Tips for World Record Success, Health and Happiness

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit PhotoRun.net/Competitor Group At 5'4" and only 104 pounds, no one knew...

Stop Trying So Hard To Be Happy

The Washington Post | Sidney Bloch | Posted 07.01.2015 | World

I want to share a personal view of what it is to be happy and how it differs from feeling content. Let me begin with a clinical story. They met at ...

Eckhart Tolle on Embracing Life's Challenges

Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living

Eckhart Tolle discusses embracing the limitations life presents to us, instead of resisting the present moment. Challenges and difficulties are a natu...

Why Happy Is the New Skinny (And That's a Bad Thing)

Amanda Yuill | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

"Belly-2354 1920 (1)" by PublicDomainPictures. Licensed under CC0 via Wikimedia Commons The happiness industry For decades, our society has bemoan...

Scientists Asked 650+ People, 'What is Happiness?' This Is How They Replied.

David Sze | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Are people confused about their own happiness? Or are researchers stuck in their ivory towers, blinded to the needs of the masses?

Shredding the Past

Honey Seltzer | Posted 06.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Honey Seltzer

A few day ago when it was storming outside and I was forced to stay indoors I started going through old photos, letters and emails that I had kept fr...

The Father of Positive Psychology and His Two Theories of Happiness

David Sze | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

What can we learn from the "father" of positive psychology's two theories of happiness? Don't chase pleasure or positive emotions. You don't have to be sunny all the time in order to flourish. Instead, pursue flow states, and serve something bigger than yourself.

6 Steps to Ending the Copy Cat in Business

Asha Ramakrishna | Posted 06.11.2015 | Business
Asha Ramakrishna

The unoriginal, uninspired, and lacking of confidence in the phenomenon of a person who steals your ideas, words, and work is an eye roll to every business owner.

Companies In Happy Cities Invest More For The Long Term

Harvard Business Review | Walter Frick | Posted 06.10.2015 | World

Happy people work differently. They’re more productive, more creative, and willing to take greater risks. And new research suggests that happiness m...

2 Ways To Be Happier -- Today

OWN | Posted 06.09.2015 | OWN

If you ask a group of people what they want most out of life, many of them will answer that profound question with one word: happiness. But the concep...

How To Use Time Travel To Increase Happiness

Time Magazine | Eric Barker | Posted 06.04.2015 | World

Anytime you need to be happier, just do some time travel. It’s that simple. I know what you’re thinking: He’s finally gone insane. No, I...

Why You Should Pay For Experience, Not Things

Fast Company | James Wallman | Posted 06.02.2015 | World

Your big travel plans might seem like a waste of money. What will you come back with, besides some photos on your phone and a few memories. If you bou...

4 Ways to Live an Amazing Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

You may be going through some stressful situations in your life right now. Happiness feels like a fairy tale that only happens to characters in a movie. Here are four ways you can life a amazing life and experience real freedom.

10 Life Lessons I Learned From My Newborn Twins

MeiMei Fox | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
MeiMei Fox

It's pretty amazing how we can rise to the challenges that are placed before us. And when we do, we realize how powerful we truly are.

5 Steps to Shining from the Inside Out

Natalie Ann Taggart | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Ann Taggart

The past year has stretched me, pulled me, and challenged me more than I ever thought possible, but today I am more grounded, vibrant, connected and authentic than ever before with the unshakeable confidence to match, and I teach my clients to do the same. This is shining from the inside out.

47 Things I've Learned In My 40s

Andrea Reiser | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Andrea Reiser

People will make time for you if you're important to them. And they pretty much won't if you're not.

You Can Buy Happiness

Margaret Marshall | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Happiness is not bought with the same currency used to purchase a car. You cannot buy happiness with dollars. You may be happy with a new car, but continued happiness must come from within. But you can buy happiness with a different currency. The currency for happiness is intangible. It comes from within and it is never depleted.

How Our Definition Of Happiness Has Changed

Yahoo Health | Amy Capetta | Posted 05.07.2015 | World

Researchers from University of Bolton in the UK recently recreated an experiment that originally took place in 1938. Back then, an ad was placed i...

The Secret Key to Attracting What You Want Into Your Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Work on yourself to be the person of your dreams first. Everything else you desire will find its own way to you. That's the law of attraction right there.

5 Ways to Make Every Day a Happy Day

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Whitmore

Happy people avoid dwelling on their problems, perform more acts of kindness, and are able to lose themselves in whatever they enjoy doing. Those are all good reasons to choose a happier, better life. Here are five ways to make every day a happy day.

Why I Keep Falling in Love with Yoga... Again and Again

MeiMei Fox | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

I am overwhelmed with gratitude because as I begin this journey into motherhood, into becoming a goddess of giving and devotion to others, my yoga practice nurtures me.

7 Pieces of Advice I'd Like to Give to My Younger Self

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Looking back to my younger years, I am sometimes amazed at how life has turned. Nothing is exactly what I had originally planned for. The only thing that stays the same is who I am, my values, and my interests.

How to Have Good Mojo

Brendon Burchard | Posted 06.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

We all have bad days. But why do some people seem engaged and happy more often? What's the secret to having great mojo? 1. Let go of the past: ...

Here Are 10 Specific Ways Money Can Buy You Happiness

Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living

On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a user asked: "What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?" One of th...