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Want To Stay Young? Get Busy!

Noelle Nelson | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Noelle Nelson

I'm endlessly fascinated by children in airports. As I sit, waiting patiently (sort of) at the gate for my flight, I watch children -- in particular t...

Live Like a Lottery Winner

Elin Barton | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Elin Barton

Who hasn't dreamed of winning the lottery? Sure, we've all heard the statistics - the odds of winning are less than the odds of meeting your high school sweetheart while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro at precisely 2:32 p.m. on September 26. You are more likely to be struck by lightening on separate occasions, be crushed by a meteorite or even become an astronaut than you are to win the jackpot.

Simple Ways to Be More Grateful Every Day

Rachael Yahne | Posted 05.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachael Yahne

Every single day, in every single moment, we are telling ourselves something. That message is your practice. To be grateful, you must practice gratitude. You must make gratitude your practice.

My Marriage Doesn't Make Me Happy

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle Dempsey

Happiness comes from within? Over the course of my adult life, I have read this statement more times than I can count. Coffee mugs, magnets, bumper s...

Why You Need a Life Vision

Bahar Ozdemir | Posted 03.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bahar Ozdemir

You likely then help others build their dreams. Which might be alright, but how about building yours too. How about in building your dream and creating a life that feels true to you?

WATCH: An Animal's Guide To A Happier Life

HooplaHa | Posted 02.24.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

Animals have the right idea. They spend their lives running, playing and just enjoying life. Without many cares in the world, these animals can give us a tip or two on how to live a happier life! Whether it's to be more unique like an elephant or find time to relax like an alligator, we can all learn a lot from these happy-go-lucky animals.

11 (More) Universal Truths That Will Change Your Life for the Better

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 09.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Lamisha Serf-Walls

Life is an ever-evolving tapestry of lessons, growth and expansion and when you are truly tuned into the messages along the way, you find your life transforms in ways you never thought possible.

Volunteering -- 7 Big Reasons Why Serving Others Serves Us

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Gottberg

My time as a volunteer isn't always fun -- there is usually time, energy and even money involved -- but it is always meaningful and gratifying.

5 Habits That Will Boost Your Happiness and Inner Peace

Elyse Santilli | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

Set your soul free by adopting these five habits; they are the building blocks of happiness and greater inner peace.

How I Stopped Being a Victim to the 'Higher Plan'

Holly Sidell | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

have the power to choose to live our lives in each present moment. We have the power to choose to do nothing until we know what to do.

The Secret To Living A Long, Happy Life

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living

We are often encouraged by friends, family, teachers and mentors to discover our true passion and channel it into the work we do, thus creating a life...

Is A Happy Life The Same As A Meaningful One?

Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jill Suttie and Jason Marsh Philosophers, researchers, spiritual leaders -- they've all debated what makes life worth living. Is it a life fille...

Our Symptoms Are There to Teach Us

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 11.22.2013 | TED Weekends
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgShe was the only woman at her firm, and was well respected by her colleagues, but still she was unhappy.

5 Questions About Happiness Science Can't Answer

Britt Reints | Posted 10.15.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Britt Reints

Your personal definition of happiness has more to do with your values and personality than a description penned by a philosopher or author, as will the type of happiness that you decide to focus on.

11 Ways To Plant The Seeds For A Happier Life

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

Want to generate cultivate friendships, strengthen your body, or just pick gorgeous roses in your own backyard? Read on to plant the seeds for a happi...

A Happy Or Meaningful Life? How About A JOYPOSEFUL Life!

Christine Organ | Posted 08.06.2013 | Religion
Christine Organ

Happiness, I have found, is like a fruity, sweet mimosa- - soft, pleasant and fun, but somewhat flimsy. A joyposeful life, on the other hand, is like a heady, thick cabernet or smooth, aged bourbon -- impactful, multidimensional, complex and substantial.

4 Things That Will Make You Instantly Happy

Posted 05.07.2013 | OWN

By Emma Haak Need a quick pick-me-up? This handful of happy items is exactly what you're looking for. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on...

Unconventional Happiness Secrets That Actually Work

Posted 04.29.2013 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Here’s the lowdown behind the newest research on how to get more happy -- right now. 1. Walk like you're in a shampoo commerci...

Free Yourself From Emotional Debt: Move Beyond Pain From the Past

Ashley Ryan | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ryan

We all know what debt is. Some of us, most of us, still have a few we're paying off. Student loans, car payments, mortgages. But what about the unseen debts, debts that are invisible to the naked eye but instead live within our hearts?

The Secret to Happiness

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Angella Nazarian

If I had a takeaway from the two inspirational speakers for the day, it would be that kindness is contagious, and it leads to greater benefits for the giver, and that happiness is about wanting what you already have.

Happiness: The Ultimate Currency

Kripalu | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

A human being, like a business, makes profits and suffers losses. For a human being, however, the ultimate currency is not money, nor is it any external measure, such as fame, fortune, or power.

How to Become the Master of Your Fate: Lessons in Happiness, Acceptance and Grabbing Life by the B*lls

Leila J. Milgrim | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Leila J. Milgrim

It was in this conversation that I realized to take the first step on our happiness journey, we must accept -- as well as embrace -- the imminent truth: "We all enter the world with whatever is given to us," my dad answered. "Our lot in life."

Hey! Your Life Is Great: 5 Steps To Start Celebrating

Susanna Bair | Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Susanna Bair

The attitude of celebrating your life is healthy, both physically and emotionally. Not only that, but upbeat people attract other upbeat people, so by changing your attitude, you can set in motion positive reinforcement for a new and improved outlook. How great is your life already?

Let That Inner Child Come Out to Play

Barbara Berezowski | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Barbara Berezowski

I am convinced that we all have a choice: to be positive and work through it, or not. Allowing your inner child to always shine through is a powerfully-wonderful positivity factor. Don't be afraid to be a grown up kid at times -- let your guard down and just be.

5 Happiness Lies To Stop Telling Yourself

Posted 03.09.2015 | OWN

By Amy Shearn Here's a mind-bender for you: The way you think about happiness might be what's keeping you from being happy....