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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...

10 Habits for a Happier Life

Hannah Sentenac | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Hannah Sentenac

Live your moments. The now is all that matters, and it's all you're guaranteed.

5 Effective Remedies for the Post-Summer Blues

Karena Virginia | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Karena Virginia

Are you ready for the transition to a new season? A melancholy sadness can creep into our spirit as summer closes.

Anything Is Possible

Medium | Kevan Lee | Posted 08.29.2014 | World

You are capable of anything, amazing things, inspiring things, absolutely wondrous things. Life awaits for you. You are capable of anything, you...

Stressed? How to Lean Back Not In

Tamara Star | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Tamara Star

Volatility and overwhelming emotions like sadness are flooding into everyone's consciousness, but that's our key to freedom right there: realizing we're tapping into everyone's consciousness -- as in the collective consciousness of the planet.

How To Get Unstuck In An Unhappy Marriage In 10 Steps (Or: A Guide To Happiness)

Wendy Atterberry | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Wendy Atterberry

Can you pinpoint a time that you started feeling unhappy? What else was going on in your life? Can you think of a time that you WERE happy?

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

Fast Company | Jane Porter | Posted 08.28.2014 | World

Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier? Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomen...

What I Learned From Five Months Of Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

These are the lessons about life that I have learned after five months of travel around the world...

The Secret To Being Happy All The Time

Jessica Larsen | Posted 10.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica Larsen

In the middle of that five-year journey through my own private hell, crappy weather provided a sense of relief. When it was gloomy outside -- as it always was within -- it was such a relief. I didn't have to pretend. I could finally exhale.

8 Happiness Lessons I Learned From Writing About Happiness

Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Holmes

When all else fails, dance it out. Or sing it out, craft it out or run it out. Just do something healthy and constructive to boost your mood when you're down. Letting out bad energy opens up space for good vibes to come in. And who doesn't want to dance around to the boy bands of yesteryear every so often, anyway?

7 Tips for a Happy Home

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

Peace starts from home. There are a few things you can do to improve the happiness level of your house. And while doing these keep in mind that jus...

It's Not Always About You (and 4 Other Revelations For A Happier Life)

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Abby Rodman, LICSW

We were enjoying a gorgeous, New England day at the beach recently when the wind suddenly picked up. In the blink of an eye, our umbrella decided to h...

Is the Pursuit of Happiness the Wrong Goal?

Donna Steinhorn | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Steinhorn

Certainly perspective itself contributes to happiness. When we are confronted with someone else's tragedy we are often grateful for what we have in comparison. Or when we ourselves come through a crisis, even the worse for wear, we can be happy in our current improved state.

7 Steps To Start Tapping Into Your True Happiness

Rosa Medina-Fassett | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Rosa Medina-Fassett

True happiness exists within and does not waver, regardless of the circumstances you find yourself in. It does not come from a promotion or a vacation, it comes from being healed and moving forward as life does.