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Happiness Tips

Psychologists Say Doing These 7 Activities Will Make You Happier

Business Insider | Drake Baer | Posted 01.27.2015 | World

Happiness is good for you. Psychology research shows that happy people make more money, perform better at work, live longer, and have better marri...

The New Meaning Of Success For Professional Women

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.24.2015 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The old saying, "Success is getting what you want and happiness is wanting what you get" might well sum up the dilemma of many professional women.

6 Steps to Becoming a Positive Person

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

One of the main reasons we are constantly trying to find ways to improve ourselves is because we want to be happy. But as happiness is a state of mind, training your mind to be happy is essential.

Creativity and the Ordinary

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
Miriam Ava

Consider housekeeping your launchpad to happiness. Clearing away what no longer sparks joy (thanks, Marie Kondo), creating space for what you envision, and anticipating beauty -- that's what opens you up to the heavens. Let the good rush in and through you, and then ship your art.

Here's How To Tell If You're Really A Happy Person

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

In reality, no one can be happy 24/7. The key is to not let circumstances and other people get you down for more than a moment. It's fine to have an unhappy moment, but don't let that lead into unhappy weeks or months. Take time to count your blessings.

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day

Rachael Yahne | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Asking yourself the following questions will do just that: clue you in to your own behaviors, positive and negative, and help you see where you can alter your life in little ways that will make a big difference.

Why Your Happiness Has Little to Do With Positive Thinking

Natasha Che | Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Natasha Che

That's why believing in "change your thoughts, change your life" is just like believing that you can put out a fire by dispelling the smoke. Not that it will never work. It's just a lot of work for not a lot of results.

4 Survival Skills for Adapting to Change

Jennie Shulkin | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennie Shulkin

Every one of us has been betrayed or let down in the past. A mentor passes away, a trusted co-worker moves onto another career opportunity, friends go in their separate directions. The only constant in the mathematical equation of life is you. The only thing you can control (and sometimes not even this) is you -- your behavior, your decisions, your actions.

The Mindset Shift Required to Get What You Want in Life

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

We all always have a choice. We all always have decisions to make. To know that we always have endless opportunities available to us is part of living truly empowered.

5 Common Habits That Could Be Hurting You

Maria Losseva-Malho | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Losseva-Malho

We all try to cut corners for the sake of saving some time. Even though it's okay to do with some of the time, there are five things you should NEVER do to save time, since it can jeopardize your health.

12 Ways to Be a Happier Sports Parent in 2015

Anne Josephson | Posted 01.09.2015 | Parents
Anne Josephson

Enjoy watching your children's joy in doing their sport, not in your children's achievement within it. Assess your circle of sports parent friends. Take care of yourself.

Eckhart Tolle on Contentment: Five Ways to Unblock Obstacles to Finding Joy

Lisa Aisling Montagu | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Aisling Montagu

Watch this video clip of Eckhart Tolle talking about contentment. Every day and every moment is an occasion for the celebration of life. ...

My Rx for 2015: Get Happy!

Kellyann Petrucci | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Kellyann Petrucci

Developing a strong and peaceful mindset is the first step in aiming for your goals -- especially if those goals are big ones. So if you wrote out a list of New Year's resolutions, here's what I want you to do. Go back to your list, and add these three new resolutions at the top.

Embrace Your Worth

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

You can live every day in fear of what may happen, but what if none of those fears are realized? You have spent your life wasting all of your energy on the negatives and never enjoying all of the good things in your life.

My New Year's Resolutions Are Already Old

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Bonni Brodnick

We are only into the first days of January 2015, and I have blown all of my New Year's resolutions. Here is the list I vowed to finalize before the ...

Drop Your Resolutions and Seek Out a Happier New Year

Laurel Moll | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurel Moll

My New Year's resolution lists used to be huge. Packed with big aspirations to wear a smaller size dress, exercise more, try new beauty tricks, and wo...

How to Make it a Happy New Year

Nancy Lang | Posted 01.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Nancy Lang

Waking up on a couch on New Year's Day (not because I drank and crashed there, but because I chose to stay with family instead of sharing the freeway ...

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

By reflecting on moments that happened in your life, externally and internally, you get deep into your subconscious and reassess whether your goals are in line with your priorities and values.

5 Facts About Life I've Realized This Year

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

There have been some major changes in my life -- both in terms of self-development as well as changes that happen in the lives of those close to me. Here are the facts I've realized about life and I'd like to share them with you.

How to Nurture Yourself as You Enter the Cave of Winter Solstice

Tamara Star | Posted 12.23.2014 | Women
Tamara Star

The winter solstice arrives on the shortest day and longest night of the year. Any reassurance of knowing the days gradually lengthen from this point forward is lost in a barren season highlighted by fleeting holidays, seemingly eons away from springtime.

Five Tips for Awakening to Love

Karena Virginia | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Karena Virginia

Our minds are biased to negativity, and therefore, we often perceive information that is meant to be neutral as something that is hurtful. The beauty of a surrendering into the blossoming with patience and trust is a gift for us at this time.

5 Tricks to Snap Yourself Out of a Bad Mood

Sheila Viers | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

By stopping and becoming aware of our thoughts, we allow ourselves to take a step outside of the picture long enough to observe what's going on so that we can make a conscious decision about how we want to feel.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Darren Hardy | Posted 12.17.2014 | Good News
Darren Hardy

If I have created a life of meaning in which I have a deep sense of purpose and value, that won't change because someone knocks my ice cream cone over. Fulfillment is a state of existence, not a fleeting emotion.

3 Healthy Ways To Deal With Jealousy

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

There's a line you don't want to cross, and there are ways to deal with jealousy when it arises. Jealousy can eat away at you and keep you from making progress in life. Here are three ways to deal with jealousy.

When You Dream Job Isn't Your Dream Salary

Kim Keating | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

There are numerous ways to strike a balance between doing what you love and paying the bills. Here are four possibilities to consider when figuring out how to translate your personal passion into professional success.