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Stop Fixing Yourself! Here's a Better Idea...

Tracy Crossley | Posted 07.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tracy Crossley

Photo By Lew (tomswift) Holzman Do you feel you need to be fixed? I cannot imagine a more fruitless journey then to try to fix what isn't broken. ...

Why You Should Focus on Happiness, Not Productivity

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

For the first 20 years of our lives, we were taught and trained productivity. If we could finish the work we're supposed to finish, then we could play. If we are productive, then we're more likely to do well at school and get applauded.

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor Shares 10 Mindfulness Tips for World Record Success, Health and Happiness

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit PhotoRun.net/Competitor Group At 5'4" and only 104 pounds, no one knew...

Stop Trying So Hard To Be Happy

The Washington Post | Sidney Bloch | Posted 07.01.2015 | World

I want to share a personal view of what it is to be happy and how it differs from feeling content. Let me begin with a clinical story. They met at ...

History's Great Thinkers Tell You How To Get Happy

CNN | Amy Roberts | Posted 06.29.2015 | World

(CNN) -- It's almost like clockwork: Just when things in our lives are going well, a problem at work or school or with a loved one will crop up to bri...

Suza Scalora

Eckhart Tolle on Embracing Life's Challenges

HuffingtonPost.com | Suza Scalora | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Eckhart Tolle discusses embracing the limitations life presents to us, instead of resisting the present moment. Challenges and difficulties are a natu...

Suza Scalora

Coming to Your Senses: How to Stop Your Negative Thinking

HuffingtonPost.com | Suza Scalora | Posted 07.05.2015 | Healthy Living

In this video, Eckhart Tolle explains the present moment is a portal to eliminate our negative thinking. He says as soon as you realize you are enteri...

10 Ways To Stay Mentally Healthy And Happy In Your 50s

High50 | Posted 06.28.2015 | Fifty
High50

We all know about looking after our physical health by eating well, being active and getting enough exercise. But when it comes to mental health we're less likely to think about the positive choices we can make when we're healthy in order to stay healthy. Yet mental wellbeing is just as important

Why Happy Is the New Skinny (And That's a Bad Thing)

Amanda Yuill | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

"Belly-2354 1920 (1)" by PublicDomainPictures. Licensed under CC0 via Wikimedia Commons The happiness industry For decades, our society has bemoan...

Scientists Asked 650+ People, 'What is Happiness?' This Is How They Replied.

David Sze | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Are people confused about their own happiness? Or are researchers stuck in their ivory towers, blinded to the needs of the masses?

How to Be Confident

Rose Caiola | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Rose Caiola

Developing confidence is similar to developing a muscle or a skill. It takes training and persistence. It's easier than you think -- trust me -- you just need time and patience. Start with these three simple things:

The Father of Positive Psychology and His Two Theories of Happiness

David Sze | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

What can we learn from the "father" of positive psychology's two theories of happiness? Don't chase pleasure or positive emotions. You don't have to be sunny all the time in order to flourish. Instead, pursue flow states, and serve something bigger than yourself.

7 Lessons You Learn Through Life's Challenges

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Everything happens for a reason and that reason leads you to another destiny. Accept the fact that shit happened to teach you something, to push you to grow, and to encourage you to change. Use this as a drive to make successfully change yourself for the better.

6 Simple Ways To Become A Happier Person Today

Health.com | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Health.com

It's the work of Amit Sood, MD, chair of the Mind-Body Medicine Initiative at Mayo, who has devoted his career to learning how we can live with less stress and more joy. His conclusion: Happiness is a habit that you can build over time. Here are six ways you can start today, as outlined in Dr. Sood's book.

Bananas, the Cheshire Cat, a Mouse and Love

Keyon Bayani | Posted 06.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Keyon Bayani

Sometimes in life we feel empty and needless to say Desperate for love Love is within Love is there Can't you feel it? Can't you see it? It is ever...

8 Ways To Make Life More Exciting

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

Sometimes life can get a little boring. You don't feel excited anymore. Life feels pretty mundane and full of routines. We all have been there at one point in our life.

The Important Question to Ask Yourself First Thing in the Morning for a Successful Day

Rakel Sosa | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Rakel Sosa

When we plan our projects we often think of all the resources we need to make it work: the financial resources, the people, the time we will be invest...

Rewire Your Brain for Greater Happiness

Meredith Haberfeld | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Meredith Haberfeld

Complaining about what happened five minutes ago or yesterday or 20 years ago also robs us of the presence of being either with ourselves or another person, in this moment. We lose this moment in time and it's gone forever. Many, many moments get used this way, though. How many times have your conversations been more than just a few moments?

From Graduate to Grown-Up: 10 More Tips

Nell Minow | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Nell Minow

Last year, I wrote about ten tips for going from graduation to being a grown-up. Once you've mastered those, especially never using the word "busy" and writing lots of thank you notes, here are ten more to help you find meaning, success, and happiness at work, at home, and in love and friendship.

2 Ways To Be Happier -- Today

OWN | Posted 06.09.2015 | OWN

If you ask a group of people what they want most out of life, many of them will answer that profound question with one word: happiness. But the concep...

6 Criteria Of Well-Being, According To Scientists

David Sze | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Carol Ryff's model of psychological well-being provides a powerful framework through which to analyze and organize one's life and to generate ideas about how to live better. So why isn't the popular media talking about the model? Perhaps it is time Ryff hired better marketing staff.

7 Rules For A More Meaningful Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

There are many ways to live life -- there is no right or wrong. However, some of us believe in living a life full of passion -- a life where you never feel bored, stagnant, or stuck -- a life where you're constantly excited and inspired.

How to Enjoy Your Life 99.99% More of the Time

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

Last week I delivered a talk at the TEDx Zurich Women's conference in Zurich, Switzerland. It was a great honor to be chosen and an even greater pleasure to deliver a talk I had worked on so diligently.

How To Use Time Travel To Increase Happiness

Time Magazine | Eric Barker | Posted 06.04.2015 | World

Anytime you need to be happier, just do some time travel. It’s that simple. I know what you’re thinking: He’s finally gone insane. No, I...

Why Sam the "Yes Man" Never Got Paid

Brian de Haaff | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I used to know a guy -- we'll call him Sam -- who always agreed with everything the CEO said or did. He loved the CEO even when she was nasty or very, very wrong. He was a Yes Man. Every organization seems to have at least one.