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From JOB to JOY: How to Find JOY at Work, No Matter What Your Job Is

Marguerite Orane | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business
Marguerite Orane

You do not have to wait for retirement or a new job. Here are three ways that you can take control and bring joy to your current job situation right now:

Why We Should All Log Off the College Process

Cameron Schaeffer | Posted 04.22.2015 | College
Cameron Schaeffer

Every process or journey has a million different turns, but rejection isn't the end. Besides, my generation will all be drowning in student loan debt long after we see our first acceptance letter.

Co-Worker's Bad Mood Getting You Down? Here's What To Do About It

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living

When you're around happy people, you grow happier yourself -- a phenomenon known as emotional contagion, in which you can "catch" the feelings of othe...

Put Down Your Phone! An Exercise in Happiness

Diane Passage | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

We've all heard it before. Maybe you've even told someone else that. I've heard it many times, and I say to myself that I'm not that bad so this doesn't apply to me. But it actually does, and if you have a smartphone that you carry with you, then this applies to you too!

10 Shortcuts To Self-Confidence

Adele Scheele | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Adele Scheele

Here are 10 simple ways to jumpstart your confidence right when you need it -- asking for a job or a raise, coping with someone's rage or complaint, even hosting a party.

5 Things That Make Someone A Great Friend

Alexis Meads | Posted 04.20.2015 | Women
Alexis Meads

I realize that quality of friendship is more important than quantity. It made me ask myself, what are the qualities of outstanding friendship? And how do you know if you're an outstanding friend to others?

Surprisingly Simple Self-Care Strategies

Tamara Star | Posted 04.16.2015 | Women
Tamara Star

Self-care doesn't take a lot of money or even a lot of time. Self-care simply takes a commitment on our part to follow through.

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

MeiMei Fox | Posted 04.15.2015 | 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 04.15.2015 | 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 04.15.2015 | 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: ...

Meditation = Better Attitudes, Healthier Bodies and Hotter Sex

Melissa Escaro | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Escaro

Many people know the benefits that meditation can create, from less stress to more clear thoughts. But there are tons of other benefits, that are a little out of the box, that a dedicated meditation practice can create.

Chasing Happiness

The Wall Street Journal | Micah Mattix | Posted 04.13.2015 | World

Can money make us happy? Is happiness the same as pleasure? Is it impossible to be happy without friends, as Aristotle thought? Was Flaubert right whe...

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...

Important Reasons You Need a Vacation Now

Kristi Ling | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristi Ling

Allow yourself space in your life for vacations and down time. Take it without apology. Live. Make this a priority and your life will reach new levels of joy, peace, and success. The busyness can wait.

The Silent Space Behind Your Thoughts

Sarah Liddle | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Liddle

Today, give yourself a break, slow down, breathe and don't strive for your goals, nor for the happiness from their attainment, strive for nothing nobler than a settled mind in the present moment.

Dear Supposed To, Should Be and Maybe Not -- Bite Me

Tamara Star | Posted 04.01.2015 | Women
Tamara Star

Dear Supposed to, Should Be, and Maybe Not, Bite me. I guess in polite terms I'm saying: We're over. Women everywhere are breaking free from all of ...

14 Reasons Why Living Alone Can Be Joyous

Quora | Posted 04.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

You go to the kitchen sink, and there aren't someone else's dishes in it.

How to Cope With a Bad Job (Without Losing Your Mind)

Dr. Kerry L. Schofield | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Kerry L. Schofield

Surely if you hate your job it's no big deal; don't most people collect their paycheck while dreaming of retirement? After all, your Aunt Mildred never fails to remind you that, "They call it work for a reason" -- so aren't we supposed to be miserable at work? Well...no, unless you're a masochist, obviously.

When to Stop Trying So Hard

Sheila Viers | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

When we think about a goal -- why we want it, when it will come, etc - the reason why so many people have trouble is because when they try to get specific about things they do not understand, they end up getting in their own way. They end up trying way too hard. Here are seven things to remember when setting your next goal.

Gateway to Freedom

Heather Hollander | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Heather Hollander

My inner rebel is crying out for FREEDOM! Why? Because I have made the choice to quit caffeine. Recently, I was complaining to a friend about not b...

How to Give Yourself a Pep Talk in 3 Easy Steps

Sheila Viers | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheila Viers

What happens when you need a good pep talk and none of your trusted advisors are around for a dose of "you're better off" medicine? Here are three tips on how to give yourself the best pep talk you could ever get.

Four Habits of People Who Are Truly Happy

Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living

In this busy, self-involved world, a simple “thank you” has the ability to stop us dead in our tracks. Whether we’ve helped a co-worker with a p...

It's Enough to Begin

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 03.18.2015 | Books
Gretchen Rubin

Some habit-formation strategies are familiar and obvious--like Monitoring or Scheduling--but others took me more time to understand. As I studied habits, I slowly began to recognize the tremendous importance of the time of beginning.

30 Ways to Boost Your Mental Fitness Today

Susan Pearse | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Pearse

Try a few of these suggestions each day and within a week you will notice a boost to both your happiness and mental performance!

10 Happiness Lessons We Can Learn From the Ancient Greeks

Maria Benardis | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Benardis

The ancient Greeks have much to teach us about life and how to live it in a conscious, joyous and peaceful way. Below are 10 philosophies I learned from the ancient Greeks that have provided me with the courage and strength to live my best authentic life.