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Happiness Advice

Are We Finding Happiness In What We Have?

Psychology Today | Robert Puff, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2014 | World

Our minds create many thoughts that can lead to our being unhappy. But, the key phrase here is, “our minds create.” The thoughts and beliefs tha...

Becoming a Better Man Through Meditation

Mark Radcliffe | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Radcliffe

Every once in a while in life, you realize you're stuck. You're not evolving. You're caught in a bad pattern. And you know you'd better do something about it quick or your life is going to be on replay for the next 30 years.

Forgiving Myself

Sarina Tomel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Forgiving yourself is another way of giving yourself permission to get out of your own way. To see the truth for what it is, rather than hide behind it. If we take self-forgiveness moments, it changes our perspective, and therefore our approach to life. Our mood lifts, and we return to feeling happy and having that inner calm again.

The No. 1 Song This Summer

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

There is one way to ensure the music of the summer reverberates into the fall and beyond. It is by discovering the song of the soul. The No. 1 hit will not be found on Billboard's charts or iTunes but inside of you and is waiting to be sung. It is music that will last forever.

Smart Ways to Control Your Level of Happiness

Beth Kuhel | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Beth Kuhel

Though many write and sing about it (most recently Pharrell Williams blockbuster "Happy"), happiness doesn't come naturally to most people - yet it's ...

It's Your Life You Get to Choose: 7 Tools to Help You Get What You Want

Marilyn Tam | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Waiting for something or someone to give you what you want in your life is abdication of your free will and choice. Yet we've all had occasions when w...

Happiness Is Overrated

Business Insider | Tony Schwartz | Posted 07.14.2014 | World

Some years ago, I spent time with a guy who I typically greeted in the most ordinary way: "How are you?" I'd ask. "I'm WON-DER-FUL," he'd respond, ...

Finding Your Purpose in Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

In order to feel more fulfilled and find the path to sustainable happiness, we follow our passions and purpose. But what is your purpose in life? I believe this is the question we ask over and over within ourselves.

We Need To Think About Happiness Differently -- Here's How To Do It

Sarah Rudell Beach | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Rudell Beach

Though we're obsessed with pursuing happiness, many experts would tell us that our very pursuit is what sabotages our efforts to find it.

The Happiness Manifesto: Simple Steps to a Fulfilling Life

MeiMei Fox | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

When you put love first, when you make it your priority and purpose, your mission on this planet, you naturally find yourself exploding with compassion, generosity, joy, and forgiveness. And the more you offer these gifts to others, the more you will find them coming back to you.

The Meaning of Happiness Changes Over Your Lifetime

Troy Campbell | Posted 07.16.2014 | Science
Troy Campbell

So if happiness is as important a goal in life as American culture makes it seem, we need to understand how age affects it. Only then can we know how to better treat our families, communities, and citizens of all ages.

A Simple Exercise That Can Double Your Happiness

OWN | Posted 05.30.2014 | OWN

Have you ever noticed that sometimes the anticipation of an event -- a weeklong vacation to the beach, a long-overdue visit from a dear friend, a wedd...

7 Reasons To Embrace Rejection

Susie Moore | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

The problem with rejection is not the rejection itself, just the fact we cannot understand the greater plan behind it in that moment. Nor do we want to as we are too busy licking our wounds and cursing the world. Rejection only makes sense with hindsight.

The Happiness Advice I'd Give To My Younger Self

Posted 05.29.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Happiness: 6 Ways to Make You Happier

Marilyn Tam | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Altruistic behavior helps others and yourself, too. Helping others enhances our self-esteem and sense of life purpose, both of which are key factors in increasing our happiness. Make a habit of being considerate and giving to others. It will reward you with an increased happiness set point.

The REAL Reason Success Can't Make You Happy

OWN | Posted 05.27.2014 | OWN

Work hard, achieve your goals, become happy -- that's the happiness formula many believe to be universally true. But happiness researcher Shawn Achor ...

20 Things You Need To Accept About Your 20s

Lexi Herrick | Posted 07.26.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

You will undeniably grow apart from your friends in some ways. You're going to move and get into relationships and careers that take up a lot of your time and rather than resent each other for that, cherish the time that you do have to spend together

10 Realizations That Changed My Life

Jay Miranda | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Jay Miranda

I want to share a set of realizations that have quite literally changed my life in the last few months. I learned some of these from others, but each one resulted in a pivotal aha moment that changed the way I see myself as a woman, wife, and mother.

The Best Happiness Advice, According To Moms

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living

When we weren't rolling our eyes at her or arguing over curfew, the moms in our lives actually served up some pretty good advice. Maybe she taught you...

The Secret Formula for Joy

Amanda Gore | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

I recently spoke at a TEDx conference about what I think is the most important space on earth. Guess what it is? It's the space inside your heart. ...

If You're Happy and You Know It -- Argue

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacy Slotnick

As a lawyer, I argue daily and with gusto because I am fiercely protective of my client's interests. However I am not in the habit of sacrificing my happiness health to effectively argue, and neither should you.

The Joy of Service

Bill Halamandaris | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
Bill Halamandaris

When I wrote to tell JoAnn Cayce she had been nominated for a national award, JoAnn responded: I don't know this fellow that's nominated me -- he h...

How to Conquer Disappointment and Show It Who's Boss!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

You can turn disappointment into a positive, life-changing experience with the potential to catapult you into a place in life you never even imagined.

Stressed? Laugh It Away

Marilyn Tam | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me,...

Why Chasing Happiness May Leave You Feeling Unhappier Than Ever

Forbes | Amy Morin | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

Although the pursuit of happiness has been a topic of discussion since the Declaration of Independence, the suggestion that everyone should feel happy...