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What Happy People Do Differently With Their Money

OWN | Posted 01.22.2015 | OWN

When it comes to saving money, many people work to put money away for the far-off future. While it's incredibly important to plan ahead financially, l...

Happy People Aren't Always Great At Empathy

Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl Perpetually happy individuals are wonderful to have around, until you experience something worth complainin...

10 Things Happy People Understand

Smita Malhotra, M.D. | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Smita Malhotra, M.D.

Happy people understand that it is through pain that they are transformed. And it is through transformation that they begin to see the light that is within themselves.

English Gent Gets Everyone On Train To Join In Drunken, Jolly Sing-A-Long

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.04.2014 | Weird News

On one quiet Southeastern carriage on one quiet train from London Victoria to Ashford International in Kent, on one quiet Friday night, some quiet pas...

3 Things Happy People Understand

Ally Hamilton | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Ally Hamilton

We're culturally trained to think in terms of milestones and markers. We'll be happy when we graduate from a good school, get a great job, meet the right person, buy a big house, lose those 10 pounds. The truth is, life is made up of moments.

Everything You Need To Know About The Science Behind Happiness In One Infographic

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.17.2014 | Good News

What is happiness, exactly? It might be easier to paint rainbows and sunshine than to articulate what the state of being is and how we can achieve...

If You Want the American Dream, Go to Finland

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The American dream --- the notion of equal opportunity for all, the chance to pull yourself up by your boot straps and make something of yourself --- is gone.

12 Things Happy People Do Differently

Jacob Sokol | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jacob Sokol

I found out there are a lot of people like me -- young, energetic, intense, purpose-driven, but frustrated with the status quo and a little freaked out about our prospects for the future. I couldn't just wait for happiness and satisfaction to find me; I was going to have to make my own.

21 Habits Of Supremely Happy People

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.06.2013 | 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...

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.

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....

5 Things Happy People Do

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Gabrielle LeBlanc Sages going back to Socrates have offered advice on how to be happy, but only now are scientists beginning to address this...

Why We Put Happiness On Hold (And How To Stop Doing That)

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

We've all done it: putting our happiness on hold until some magical future date when the big thing that we want happens and we'll give ourselves permission to be happy. Here's the problem with that kind of thinking.

Why We Vote For The Happiest Cavemen

Rick Foster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Foster

Our attraction to certain personal characteristics is integral to how we evolved as humans. How do we leap from prehistoric clan success to modern day presidential politics?