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Happiness Advice

How to Fall in Love With Your Life

Emily Madill | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Emily Madill

Photo credit Concept Photography One of the most proactive ways of developing a happy mindset is to have a strong relationship with yourself. When ...

I Might Forget This, But I Hope You Won't

Richard Kronick | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Richard Kronick

Move kindly through life, remembering that everyone is fighting their own battle within. Be grateful that life is temporary, for that is precisely what makes it all so precious. Enjoy goosebumps, déjà vu, dreams and chills up the spine which remind us of the magic in the world.

The 5 Biggest Regrets Older People Have At The End Of Their Lives

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2015 | Fifty
Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.

Autumn seems like an appropriate time to share some expert advice about regrets. Poets associate the coming of fall with lost chances, missed opportunities, and the passing of precious time. Tennyson looked at an autumn landscape and evocatively wrote the following.

Die Broke

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 11.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mitch Rosenzweig

We each have so much more to give away than our thrift store finds. We have abundant love, faith, and compassion in limitless supply. Let this live outside of your heart in how you live, not in how you die. That will be your true will and testament.

How to Be Happy in Three Simple Ways

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Whether it's an hour, a day, a month or a year, eventually we have a tendency to become unsatisfied with the current status quo and convince ourselves that getting to another benchmark will automatically make us happy.

What Is the Meaning of Life for You?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 10.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

(image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach th...

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

Richard Kronick | Posted 10.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Richard Kronick

We all know that our brains learn by repetition. So, if we want to learn a new skill or habit, repetition is key. We learn by practice. Doesn't it make sense then that the thoughts we "practice" over and over become our habits and eventually shape our character and personality?

How to Use Your Senses as a Guide for Life

Dani Dixon | Posted 10.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dani Dixon

Paying attention to your senses can literally change your mood, when all of our basic sensual needs are being met, it literally clears mental space and leaves room for the good stuff to enter. Every negative thought or feeling takes your attention away.

5 Mistakes That Are Hindering Your Happiness

Margaret Manning | Posted 10.20.2015 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Life after 50 is a choice. You can invest in your health, wealth and happiness. Or, you can let yourself go. You can build a solid foundation for the future. Or, you can accept age-related problems as inevitable.

3 Scientific Ways Helicopter Parenting Makes You Miserable (and What to Do Instead)

Lantern | Posted 09.30.2015 | Parents

There are so many modern parenting guides for raising successful (and intelligent, moral, creative, vegan, eco-friendly, bilingual, and musical) children, that trying to navigate the child-care section at the bookstore--let alone parenting itself--can be confusing.

The Step-By-Step Guide for Turning Your Mundane Life Into One Full of Happy Moments

Kat Bern | Posted 09.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

Here are my tips on what YOU could do to create your happy moments... (And I promise, there is no need to go to the other end of the world for that, you can as easily re-create the same experience at home.)

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

Amanda Yuill | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

Whatever your current level of happiness, the key thing to take away is that, just like your physical fitness, it is completely within your control to improve. And so I guess that happy being the new skinny may not be such a bad thing after all.

How Small Changes Can Radically Improve Your Mindset

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

The more frequently you start using positive self-talk, your subconscious mind will slowly start to replace the negative programming.

How to Shine at Work

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Alicia T. Glenn

Recently, I had a travel fiasco and spent hours at the airport only to be notified that my flight had been canceled. Needless to say, I was pretty fru...

8 Habits to Stop Now to Improve Your Life

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Stop reading, researching, preparing, and start taking action. You will never be perfectly ready, so sometimes you have to just hit the gas and go.

Life Doesn't Suck, We Are Just Confused

Taylor Johnson | Posted 07.31.2015 | College
Taylor Johnson

Does life really suck? I hope not because, when I look at your life I see a million opportunities for you to lead this amazing and most likely history changing life, don't let the bad days get you down my friend.

Measuring Your Happiness Using the Most Important Concept in Positive Psychology

David Sze | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Subjective well-being is the primary way Positive Psychology researchers have defined and measured people's happiness and well-being.

Maslow: The 12 Characteristics of a Self-Actualized Person

David Sze | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Abraham Maslow is the leading figure in the tradition of humanistic psychology and the modern Positive Psychology movement owes a huge debt to his...

5 Keys to Real Happiness From 5 Must-Read Books

Suna Senman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

Fairytales feed our minds with the enchanted thoughts about finding a situation where our wishes are fulfilled and we live "happily ever after." Contrary to this belief, happiness is not something to go out and find.

15 Simple Ways to Live a Happy Life

Tom Casano | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

A big house or a new car won't actually make you happier; it's the simple joys in life that bring true happiness. Read on to learn 15 simple ways that you can start living a happier life today.

Money and Happiness? It's Complicated

David Sze | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Increases in income cause happiness to grow only up until a certain point, the point at which basic needs are met. Above this point, increased income does not contribute to more happiness. Well, the story is slightly more complicated than that.

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 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 ...

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Eckhart Tolle on Embracing Life's Challenges | Suza Scalora | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

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