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More From Mondays With Marlo

Posted 01.25.2014 | Home

Anderson Cooper award-winning journalist, joined me on Mondays With Marlo to answer questions from viewers and discuss a variety of topics like his ex...

Why Is America Not Really Happy?

Robert Piper | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

America is one of the most resilient countries in the world and is very open to radical change. Radical change starts with simply being mindful of the day-to-day interactions we have with each other.

20 Little Moments Of Happiness

Posted 09.16.2013 | Teen

Fall is almost here, which means playing in leaves, Pumpkin Spice Lattes and wonderfully comfy sweaters. While we're sad summer is over, there's nothi...

Why Scheduling Play Can Make You Happier

Lissa M. Cowan | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Lissa M. Cowan

When we think of playtime as a must-do, we make it possible to approach our lives with greater joy and happiness.

21 Habits Of Supremely Happy People

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the re...

One Very Wise Insight From The Dalai Lama

Linda Thomas Brooks | Posted 11.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Thomas Brooks

If you want to be happier, however you construe the specifics of that, you can take actions to be happier. When you take those actions, you learn and improve and move forward. The act of cultivating happiness, in and of itself, leads you to more happiness.

Reduce Stress: Practice the 5-Minute Favor

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living

Of course, you stand to benefit when you give. Imagine how different your day, or your life, would be, if you took five minutes out of every day to help someone else.

Smile, Smile, Smile

Bridget Fonger | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Bridget Fonger

Is there a photograph or video that makes you smile without fail? Try to remember that just even one little picture can be an important tool to create "the basis for the smile to come" as the great smiling Lama advises.

The Pot of Gold -- Embracing the Enjoyment of Life

Robin Hoffman | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

Happiness, when authentic, true and deep is by far the most rewarding and breath taking experience there will ever be. And I am going to embrace it, for better or worse -- accepting and appreciating the path that is unfolding.

‘If You Don't Reach For Happy Times, They Will Pass You By'

Nell Minow | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Nell Minow

The most important reason to go to your cousin's wedding is this: If you don't reach for happy times, they will pass you by. And then when you need those memories and connections, you will miss them.

7 Ways To Find Inner (And Real) Happiness

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Every time we see a giggling baby or young child we're reminded that we are all born with this natural and innate sense of happiness, that it is actually our birthright. We learn about suffering or unhappiness as we grow older, more externalized, and as circumstances change.

Biased by Hope

Andrew Morgan | Posted 11.09.2013 | Good News
Andrew Morgan

The future is far from bleak. In fact I believe it is now brighter than ever before. Not brightened by an absence of darkness, but rather by the growing belief in the constant presence of hope.

The Alphabet Happiness: 'K'

Randy Taran | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

An attitude of amusement is an antidote to taking the slights and arrows of life too personally. Pretty much most of the time, things are not personal, but a reflection of what is going on in another. Choose to be amused by the human condition -- you will feel lighter.

The Joy Manifesto: Part I

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

We can tap into joy every single day. It is always accessible, even if just for an instant. It is a conscious choice. With even a small amount of effort, we can fill our cloudy skies with a rainbow.

12 Happiness Myths -- Debunked

Women's Health | Casey Gueren | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living

A few things -- like chocolate, chick flicks, and clean sheets -- are almost guaranteed to boost your mood. But when it comes to achieving true happin...

5 Ways to Be a Better Friend, No Matter How Busy You Are

Erin Cox | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

My friends have been my support system, therapists, sounding boards, cheering team and sisters for life. I don't know what I would do without these women who have made my life immeasurably better.

5 Life Lessons of a Pathological Optimist

Ryon Harms | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Ryon Harms

For me, the key is intention. It's not about the size of the risk, it's about why you take it. Take a big risk to make a lot of money and you may or may not succeed. Take an equally big risk to enrich others and the universe is sure to reward you in some unexpected way.

Change Your Shoes and Leap Into It 'All!'

Kathy Andersen | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathy Andersen

With each human thought and action, we either activate or deactivate our higher being. The more our thoughts and actions are in line with our most passionate and purposeful vision for our lives, the more we activate our higher being, and the faster we manifest the "all" in our lives.

Why Pinpointing the Cause of a Low Mood Is Never the Answer

Garret Kramer | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

When you're in a bad mood, your circumstances will appear challenging, but you're never in a bad mood because of challenging circumstances.

365 Invocations to Create an Extraordinary Life, Week 3

Carol Simone | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Simone

You are not the ongoing story in your mind. Who you really are is much greater: eternal, limitless, free, all-loving. The mind's story, or the ego self, exists by reflecting on the past or future and constantly comparing itself in an effort to bring new drama to its elusive existence.

When We Take Care of the Details -- The Details Take Care of Us

Malcolm Levene | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Malcolm Levene

Ask yourself what it is it you can do today, tomorrow or this week that will attend to a detail, that will enable you to feel a sense of achievement.

Female Orgasm: There's an App for That

Jill Di Donato | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Jill Di Donato

When I was 10 years old, I confessed to a girlfriend that I liked to touch my breasts until my nipples got hard. She replied, "Ew!" But isn't the first and truest love self-love? Thankfully, we have come a long way from the days of my youth.

LOOK: Hawaii Is Actually Paradise

Posted 09.04.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

15 Steps To Happiness At Work

Pick The Brain | Ava Reed | Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living

One cannot argue how important happy employers are at work. The happier the employees, the more productive the business. Maybe your employer is not ta...

How My Dog Helps Cure My College Kid's Homesickness

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 11.03.2013 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

I know how to convey home and love without ever saying a word... Two days after my husband and I returned from taking our youngest son to college, 1,300 miles away, we were checking with each another constantly to see if he had communicated something... anything.