iOS app Android app

Happiness Tips

Holiday Survival 101

Tamara Star | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Part of what makes the holidays so special is being around family, experiencing the joy of giving, the indulgence of special food and drink, and the fun of holiday parties. It's super OK to dive into all of it, we've just got to remember ways to come up for air.

How to Live Your Light...

Alex Kip | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

In a world where we're constantly pushing happiness over the horizon, our views of what success means is often skewed. Pretty soon our batteries to our inner flashlight start to wear out. Then, all at once we can't seem to turn on the switch again.

Being Grateful for What You Have: Stories of Thankfulness

Austin Schneider | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business
Austin Schneider

Remember, there are millions of people who would love to do what you do every day.

The Problem With Thanksgiving

Adam Bornstein | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Adam Bornstein

I have a problem with Thanksgiving. Let me clarify: The issue is with the fitness industry's treatment of a holiday designed for being with family, ...

These Are the People in Your Neighborhood

Katherine Fritz | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Katherine Fritz

In truth, our neighborhoods are vastly more sprawling and interconnected than we frequently choose to acknowledge.

7 Ways to Get Happy (Hint: It's Not About the "Stuff")

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

Many of us do get distracted and confused. After all, we need material security to live, and support our families, and our increasingly unequal society makes that more and more difficult.

Why There Should Be A Pen On Your Thanksgiving Table

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Turkey, cranberry relish, stuffing and a pen. Just a few necessities that should grace your Thanksgiving table. If one of these things doesn't seem...

10 Ways To Recognize Success (And Stop Beating Yourself Up)

Thai Nguyen | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

We chase milestones but forget the little moments -- the incremental growth and change that makes up success. If you've done just one thing better than yesterday, you've contributed to your success, and that deserves to be acknowledged, even if the entire day wasn't as great as you'd planned.

How To Get The Right Man To Commit To You

Caroline Zwick | Posted 11.21.2014 | Women
Caroline Zwick

What I have seen over and over again is that the missing link to a committed relationship isn't a flatter stomach, flawless skin or a perfect life.

The Line Between Depression and Exuberance

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

eldom do we, as adults, become exuberant. We did as children. I remember how much I looked forward to going for an ice cream at the corner drug store or how wonderful it was to go to a Saturday matinee with my friends.

Seven Essential Steps: The Power of Your Mind and Setting Intentions

Thai Nguyen | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

We've seen how powerful the mind is -- don't put a limit on the extent that it can change reality. Believe big, see the world for it's abundance rather than limitations. See your personal potential as limitless rather than limited.

How The Story You Tell Yourself Can Make You Happier

Quartz | Sonali Kohli | Posted 11.18.2014 | World

Harnessing happiness has become something of a cultural obsession. Countless studies have linked our happiness to money, age, location, and timing of ...

10 Tips for Teens

Bill Donius | Posted 11.17.2014 | Education
Bill Donius

Since I am in my fifties and sport more than the occasional gray hair, as a former bank CEO and author of a recently revised book I seem to be asked this question more often than in previous years.

5 Must Dos to Strengthen Your Sense of Self and Increase Your Confidence

Rosa Medina-Fassett | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Rosa Medina-Fassett

Strengthening your sense of self is going to be key to getting you through those days successfully. Here I will give you the five must's to help strengthen your sense of self and increase your confidence.

How to Get Emotionally Fit

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.12.2014 | Books
MeiMei Fox

In her new book Emotional Obesity, Laura Coe argues that our culture teaches us from a young age to "get over" our feelings. The result is that we end up carrying their excess weight around with us throughout our lives.

Feel Starved for Time? Here's a Surprising (and Easy) Solution

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

So if you are feeling overwhelmed and time-starved: Stop. Remember that what you need more than time (to work, to check tasks off your list) is downtime, sans stimulation.

The Secret to Being Happy In Any Relationship

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 11.11.2014 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

I was a total chameleon in my relationships. If someone else liked something, I liked it. Anything they believed, I believed. Any interest they had, I would take up myself.

Let's Go Nowhere

Medium | Pico Iyer | Posted 11.07.2014 | World

The idea of going nowhere is as universal as the law of gravity; that’s why wise souls from every tradition have spoken of it. “All the unhappines...

Sinatra for Introverts: How to Channel Ol' Blue Eyes in Your Everyday Life

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

Frank Sinatra as a role model for modern introverts? The idea sounds nuts. But trust me, friends of innie-useful info. I've been reading and lis...

Go From Swamped to Sane With a Life Detox

Tamara Star | Posted 11.06.2014 | Women
Tamara Star

Change may not be easy, but it's possible. Habits that keep us stuck in life are made moment by moment and day by day. Undoing those habits takes the same path. Small changes daily add up to huge results.

Curate Your Mood to Better Your Life

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Even though it's easier to believe we're the victims of our circumstances, it's empowering to take ownership of how the world around us impacts our well-being. Regardless of the situation you find yourself in, I believe that you always have a choice, and there are always things within your control that you can focus on.

Happiness: It's Not About Having Kids or Not

Darah Zeledon | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Darah Zeledon

But, really, above all else, happiness is in the knowing that no matter what life throws our way, we can handle it and move forward stronger, more confident and more resilient.

How the #100HappyDays Challenge Helped Me Thrive

Laurel Moll | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurel Moll

You can only take care of someone else as much as you take care of YOU. You can't serve others until you serve yourself, you can't love anyone else until you love yourself, and you certainly can't give what you don't have. It's just one of those universal truths.

Kickstart Your Week with a Happiness Regimen

Beth Kuhel | Posted 10.26.2014 | Business
Beth Kuhel

Good habits are known to increase overall wellbeing and happiness; whether it's engaging in exercise, meditation, or eating well, there are still days you may not feel jovial or serene.

5 Lessons We Wish We Were Taught in School

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 10.24.2014 | College
Erin Reghenzani

Whether all of this is news to you or you've only just started to realise some of these truths now is your chance to change for the better and start living a life full of love, wealth and happiness.