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Go From Swamped to Sane With a Life Detox

Tamara Star | Posted 01.06.2015 | 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 01.04.2015 | 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 01.03.2015 | 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 12.27.2014 | 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 12.25.2014 | 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 12.24.2014 | 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.

3 Ways to Live Like a Child (And Why You Should)

Nicole Liloia | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Liloia

Today as adults, we focus so much on other people's opinions when choosing what to do, that we forget we can make choices that will allow us to have more fun in our lives. Take the time to think about how something is going to make you feel when you do it.

The Connection Between Entrepreneurship And Happiness

Inc. | AJ Agrawal | Posted 10.21.2014 | World

We've all had those moments where time is frozen. Athletes describe it as being in the "zone." Some people describe it as perfect euphoria. In his boo...

Love Need Not Apply for Conditions: My Love Manifesto

Loren Kleinman | Posted 12.20.2014 | Women
Loren Kleinman

Love: It's the most work and the least work. It's the story we wait for as little girls. It's the story we warn our daughters about. It's the story we accept against all odds. It's the one thing, the one emotion and the one action that demands every bit of commitment.

Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins and Oxytocin

Thai Nguyen | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the quartet responsible for our happiness. Many events can trigger these neurotransmitters, but rather than being in the passenger seat, there are ways we can intentionally cause them to flow.

Are We Trying Too Hard to Be Happy?

Psychology Today | Krystine I. Batcho | Posted 10.20.2014 | World

Are we trying too hard to be happy? Social science has given mixed messages about how happy Americans are today. On the one hand, data from the Genera...

Why It Takes Balls to Be Happy

Tamara Star | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Happiness is the polar opposite of someday. It's the complete antithesis of one day, and it's never to be found in the when. Happiness is here now if you relax enough and have the balls to accept it.

Make Happiness Your Default Setting in 3 Easy Steps

Naomi Goodlet | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Naomi Goodlet

When you notice a positive feeling, try consciously inviting it to stay a while longer. Imagine the feeling growing and expanding. Don't force it, just allow it to stay for as long as possible.

How I Finally Became Happy All of the Time

Kerry O'Brien | Posted 12.07.2014 | Comedy
Kerry O'Brien

After doing a lot of research, I learned the only way to experience pleasant emotions one hundred percent of the time was to have my brain removed and replaced with a robot brain that is wired for complete happiness.

Recovering From Your Expectation Hangover

MeiMei Fox | Posted 12.07.2014 | Books
MeiMei Fox

Labeled yourself an over-achiever? Defined yourself according to your accomplishments? And then been disappointed when life didn't go exactly according to plan?

2 1/2 Tips For A Happier Life... Start Today!

David Kanegis | Posted 11.30.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Everyone wants to be happy! It's a primal desire that needs to be satisfied but rarely is completely attained. That's OK -- striving motivates us and leads to greater feelings of well-being.

5 Habits of Genuinely Happy People

The Active Times | Posted 11.29.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Ever wonder what people do to stay happy? We all want to be happy, it is one of the greatest feelings you can achieve, but maintaining that happiness can be a difficult pursuit. Life is filled with daily stresses and anxieties that can quickly wipe away a smile.

How Existentialism Set Me Free

Brian Hanley | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Hanley

In an unexpected way though, existentialism set me free. It reminded me that my purpose on earth was undefined and more importantly, that I could choose how to live. It reassured me that since I originated from nothing and ultimately would return to nothing, I had nothing to lose.

How to Make Every Day a Travel Day

Cliff Hsia | Posted 11.24.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel gives us fresh perspective and deeper gratitude for the world we live in. And we cannot get enough of travel because we fall back in love with life every time we go. We live to travel. Every day we live is a travel day, even in our normal routines and daily schedules.

How to Age Well, Emotionally

Tamara Star | Posted 11.24.2014 | Women
Tamara Star

Growing old is not a choice, there's a beginning and there's an end destination. Aging on the other hand- that we have control over -- and that control is just a matter of choice.

10 Things That Rob Your Happiness

Thai Nguyen | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

Hindsight always haunts us: I could've, should've, would've. Indeed, when our loss of joy and happiness is preventable, the wounds take that little bit longer to heal. Here's to prevention being better than cure, and uncovering 10 culprits robbing your happiness.

8 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Feel Happier Right Now

Real Simple/Time | Lindsey Murray | Posted 10.16.2014 | World

The key to happiness is obviously a whole lot more complicated than simple addition (x+y=joy). But maybe a “happiness equation” isn’t such a far...

8 Reasons I'm Probably A Lot Happier Than You

Jacqueline Wolven | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty
Jacqueline Wolven

It's true. I am happier than most people I meet. Most people seem a bit dazed by life. Going through the motions. Worse they are caught up in some pattern or cycle that they can't get out of. Even worse they are stuck in the groove of complaining and whining.

One Life Hack Changes Everything

Tamara Star | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
Tamara Star

When we experience the freedom that arrives and the burst of energy that returns, we no longer question the effect every area of our life has on all aspects of our happiness. We are not divided beings. We're whole and we're all connected.

A Free Online Course On The Science Of Happiness Is About To Begin

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living

Countless books, articles, workshops and retreats try to sell us the secrets to happiness -- usually charging a lot of money, and often, for very litt...