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Happiness Advice

3 Steps To Becoming a Happier Person

Kiara Williams | Posted 02.05.2016 | College
Kiara Williams

Inevitably, we compare ourselves to others, and it makes us question our self-worth and capabilities. Here are a few simple tips to making you a happier person:

17 Super Simple Ways To Be Happy Right Now

R.L. Adams | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
R.L. Adams

The fact is that happiness is something that's attainable, and we all have it within ourselves to be happy right now. Winning the lottery won't do it. Or being handed a million-dollar inheritance or the perfect job won't do it either. We will always just find something else to chase after.

How to Be as Joyful as a Child

Shawn Doyle | Posted 01.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shawn Doyle

We can choose to be stressed and worried and unhappy, or we can literally choose the opposite, which is to live a life of true joy. The reality is that every day we have a choice to make and it is yours.

Why We're All Going About Finding Happiness The Wrong Way

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 01.18.2016 | Fifty
Kimberly Montgomery

My work has taken me in a direction where I've been spending a bit of time studying the area of human happiness, and what makes us content in our lives. I've become convinced that many of us are spending way too much time, energy and resources chasing goals that we don't even want.

New Year, Real You -- 5 Steps to Claiming Your True Self

Marilyn Tam | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn Tam

"For eleven months and maybe about twenty days each year, we concentrate upon the shortcomings of others, but for a few days at the turn of New Year w...

I'm Introverted and Proud

Jennifer Langione | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

We all derive energy from different sources, whether that entails having activities lined up every night of the week or recognizing when you need to just curl up with a book on a Friday night. Find what it is that makes you tick and do you.

Meditation May Boost Happiness: The New Coloring for the Mind!

Jules Snodgrass | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jules Snodgrass

After all you are the master of your happiness and life so what you think and do you can truly find happiness in daily intentional activities and boost happiness with meditation.

'Anything' Is Not Possible -- And That's OK

Andre Averbug | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Andre Averbug

Therefore, rather than buying into the "anything is possible" meme, the best attitude one can have is to be flexible and not rely solely on one dream. Be ready to give your best, stretch your limits, but also to reinvent yourself and choose new paths and objectives. It is desirable to have ambitious goals, but only so long as they are truly achievable.

3 Things My Autistic Son Taught Me About Business

Chelsea Hutson | Posted 11.30.2015 | Parents
Chelsea Hutson

At times, amidst the constant struggle we call life, particularly when faced with as much adversity as having a child who has special needs, we tend t...

Why Throwing Yourself Into The Unknown Can Be The Best Thing You Can Do To Yourself

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 11.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Throwing yourself into the unknown can be very rewarding. It means that you fully surrender to all expectations that you and others have ever had of yourself. It means that you allow yourself to start anew and feel completely free.

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
Lantern

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.