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7 Tricks To Boost Your Happiness, Instantly

Susie Moore | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

A lot of people make gratitude part of their daily practice and count the same blessings. Believe it or not, there is a such a thing as a gratitude rut. What is something you have never been thankful for before in your life?

Shine a Light on Your Fears

Amanda Gore | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Just believing hope exists can increase it! Hope gives us courage, persistence, willpower, resilience, strength and joy. Hopelessness takes them away. How you choose to think makes all the difference.

What My 94-Year-Old Grandma Taught Me About Life

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

There she sat, with a soft subtle glow, sitting so peacefully. It occurred to me that my mini dramas, the self-loathing, and worrying about my next assignment are rather superficial in comparison to a lifetime of change and overcoming adversity.

40 Odd Things Things I've Learned In 40 Odd Years

Cara Paiuk | Posted 04.25.2014 | Women
Cara Paiuk

When thinking about having a child, buying a home or going on a dream vacation, it will never seem like it's the right time or you have enough money. You just have to take the leap and do it!

Three Ways to Deal With the Poison Person

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

I often wonder if negative people ever realize just how much their bad vibe affects everyone else.

Five Rules for a Successful Marriage (or So Couples Say)

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion
Rym Tina Ghazal

Over the past month, I collected about five broad points --that I dubbed as "rules" -- that were most often repeated by married couples in the UAE I perceive as "being happy" or content anyways

I Have No Clue What I Want To Do With My Life -- And That's OK

Garrett Degraffenreid | Posted 04.15.2014 | Teen
Garrett Degraffenreid

The problem is we teach kids to be someone, when we should be teaching them to be something. Instead of teaching that we should strive for success, usually identified as wealth and power, and settle for nothing less, we should teach our youth to be happy.

11 Ways to Emotionally Thrive

Tamara Star | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Life can feel like an emotional roller coaster if we let it, but remembering that we have more control over our inner landscape than we realize-help...

5 Tips for Not Screwing Up Valentine's Day This Year

Sandy Malone | Posted 04.12.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

So many couples screw up the biggest romantic holiday of the year. And then they feel bitter about it. Let's avoid that this year!

The Alphabet of Happiness: 'M'

Randy Taran | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

You can choose to tap into your "inner coach," who encourages you to keep on going. The "inner coach" also known as the "growth mindset" reminds you that even if you face obstacles, you will inevitably get better with practice.

Carolyn Gregoire

This Geographically Isolated Country May Have Found The Key To Happiness | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.06.2014 | Healthy Living

One of the most geographically isolated cultures in the world may contain the secrets to happiness that the rest of us have been looking for. Perhaps ...

This Man Faced Unimaginable Suffering, And Then Wrote The Definitive Book About Happiness

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Thousands of self-help books are published each year, promising the keys to happiness, transformation, and a meaningful life. But a 1946 memoir, set a...

Why You Need To Take A Sabbatical From Happiness

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

It's amazing what happens when you decide to be the bearer of your own goodness. You'll start to experience that life is rigged in your favor. This, my dear friends, is the secret of the ages.

Why Goofing Off Is Really Good For You

Posted 02.03.2014 | OWN

By Brené Brown A few years ago, I noticed in my research that wholehearted people -- my term for men and women with the courage to be vulnerab...

More From Mondays With Marlo

Posted 03.10.2014 | MarloThomas

Finance expert Jean Chatzky joined me on Mondays with Marlo to answer all of your questions on saving, spending, holiday budgeting, and more! Watch th...

14 Signs You're Really Happy

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

If someone on the street asked you if you were happy -- what would you say? Many factors influence how we feel on a day-to-day basis, whether it’...

One Woman's Secret For Happiness

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 03.18.2014 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Sometimes it seems as if we humans are destroying ourselves as fast as we can, but mostly I'm amazed by how we've evolved from Neanderthalls to make room in our lives for more than mere animal survival. That we contemplate and pursue supercilious (yet vital) things such as beauty and grace.

6 Truths About Finding Happiness

Vanessa Dunne | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Dunne

I'm not saying forget about whatever it is that is bothering you. Those chapters in our lives shape us. What you can do though, is come at peace with these times. Accept them. Honor them. And move forward.

The 4 Fastest Ways to Get Happy

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

We cannot control what happens in our life, but we can control our reaction and perception of it. The power to control your happiness and live your full potential starts in your mind and it starts in this moment.

5 Signs That You Could Be Happier (And How To Make It Happen)

Jennie Shulkin | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie Shulkin

The happiest people see the same world and the same events in an entirely different light. Try to think about what you are grateful for when you are feeling upset. Regardless of what you have (and do not have), there are blessings in your life that you should appreciate.

Can You Let It Go?

Pam Didner | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Pam Didner

It's funny that we let joy, pleasure and happiness go so easily, yet we hold on to regrets, anger and grief so long.

The Plight of the Aging Narcissist

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 03.15.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

A narcissist's desire to be the center of attention and praise can create challenges in adjusting to the passing years. Society's association between youth and beauty can lead people preoccupied with their appearance feeling vulnerable. The question is whether, and how, they meet this challenge.

How to Be More Mindful When You're Not

Ora Nadrich | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

The key is to know when we're doing something not as mindfully as it could be, and catch ourselves in the moment to change it. By doing that, we can get that much better at sharpening our awareness, and when we slip into being less mindful, we'll know it right when it's happening, and turn it around.

16 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Boost Your Happiness Almost Instantly (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Whether you have five minutes to relax or a year to focus on building lasting habits, here are 16 scientifically-backed ways to boost your happiness l...

6 Quick Tips To Get the Most Out Of Your Life Before You Die

Brian Hanley | Posted 03.07.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Brian Hanley

The fact is, in 2014, with the world becoming hotter, flatter, and rapidly more crowded, we're caught inescapably in a crippling blizzard of choices. And the problem is, we don't even know what we want anymore.