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6 Ways To Love Your Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

How you spend each moment is important because those moments are limited. You can never get time back, which makes time a precious resource in each of our lives. There are six ways for you to love your life and use each moment on the things that are important to you.

Respect the Distance

Paul Benjamin | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Benjamin

Dolphins swimming with triathletes in Santa Barbara, California A triathlete endures a beautiful mix of mental and physical feats up to the point whe...

The REAL Part You Play in Other People's Lives

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Recognize that you are not the star of other people's shows. Stand up for yourself when you need to, but do it with less anger and resentment.

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part III

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Part III: Your Blissful You Hello there...nice to see you again! We've already spent some time together during the first two posts in this serie...

5 Habits of People Who Love Their Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Because so many workplaces don't give employees the ownership they crave, employees essentially "rent" their jobs. Alternatively, Dr. Shane Lopez discovered that people who love their jobs do these five things regularly:

The Simple Way To Find Happiness In Every Day

Teresa Kindred | Posted 07.11.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

During periods of darkness in our lives we have to search for the light. It's always there but at times we may have to get out a magnifying glass to see it. The light (or happy) isn't shined in our eyes like the bright lights of an oncoming car, we have to search for it in the corners and crevices. It's like the flower that finds a crack in the side walk and blooms.

Ditch Work-Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part II

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Part II: Your Blissful Others Well hello again! The last time we met we discussed the notion that the real problem with work/life balance isn't that...

The Summertime Activities That Are Sure To Lighten Your Mood (According To Science)

Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

We're officially in the thick of summer -- and that means there are plenty of opportunities to boost your mood through seasonal activities. Happify...

Ditch Work/Life Balance and Find Real Happiness: Part I

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Yes, living your all comes with sacrifice. But by getting rid of the things and relationships that make you only somewhat happy (or plain unhappy), you get to live a life filled with what you love best, and then focus on them with everything you've got.

How FOMO Can Sneak Up on You

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

If we really want to be intentional in our lives, if we really want to stick to decisions about our success and happiness, then we must be OK with not being a part of everything... of anything other than what's going on for us right now.

Heartwarming Rescue of a Blind Pug Will Give You All the Feels

LittleThings.com | Posted 06.22.2015 | Good News
LittleThings.com

When a special needs pug came to the Michigan Humane Society, he was in bad shape. Mikey's beginning wasn't a positive one, and he was nearly euthanized before he got into the safe hands of MHS volunteers.

Why You Should Go Out On A Limb And Spend More Time In Nature

Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living

What do you do to lift your spirits when you’re down in the dumps? Watch TV? Listen to music? Cry and eat a pint of ice-cream? Perhaps a better solu...

The Cheesecake Factory Phenomenon

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

There's something funny about The Cheesecake Factory. It seems no matter what time you go and no matter which location you visit, there's a wait to get in.

Why You're Unhappy at Work -- And 4 Ways to Fix It

Ellevate | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Here are four steps to take to feel better about your work.The first two are short-term strategies, while the last two are long-term game plans.

4 Rituals To Keep You Happy All The Time

Time Magazine | Eric Barker | Posted 05.28.2015 | World

Tim Kreider got stabbed in the throat. The knife went in two millimeters from his carotid artery. He describes those two millimeters as the differe...

The Ick of No

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

Last year I stepped into a volunteer leadership position for an organization. I did my best with it, but I really didn't feel useful. Nor did I enjoy it at all. And so when the time came to renew it, I decided not to. But there was one problem.

4 Ways to Live an Amazing Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

You may be going through some stressful situations in your life right now. Happiness feels like a fairy tale that only happens to characters in a movie. Here are four ways you can life a amazing life and experience real freedom.

Why Are So Many High Achieving Girls Unhappy?

Rachel Simmons | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
Rachel Simmons

can't say I ever gave much thought to happiness. I come from a family where happiness was seen as an "extra," a kind of frill to life -- nice to have, but certainly not necessary and by no means paramount. Work was king. Suffering meant you were working hard. It made you worthy.

Difference of Opinion

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.16.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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12 Reasons To Be Happier

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Who or what is on your happiness list? (Personally, for this writer, it's puppies, loved ones and vegetables.) There are so many wonderful reasons ...

This Lassie's Love

Mary McLaurine | Posted 05.14.2015 | Good News
Mary McLaurine

So, I thought ye might be a wonderin' Bout this Lassie's love she holds For a lad that swept her off her feet So here's the story told He speaks nary...

7-Year-Old's Library Wish Inspires Book Donations Across Brazil

HuffPost Brazil | Larissa Baltazar | Posted 05.14.2015 | Parents

"One book is worth 100 books in my heart." "Books have three qualities: having them, exchanging them, and their smell. You can journey throug...

The House of Cards Effect

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Deirdre Maloney

If there's a fictional world you love but you know that it's dark and can negatively impact your mood or actions, then make sure you watch, listen to or read something lighter afterwards to balance it out.

Notes From a Dive Bar

Alan Black | Posted 05.11.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Right after I poured her a gin and tonic, and squeezed extra limes in the bubbles, she asked, why are you so miserable? She was training to be a therapist. But I wasn't bitter. I told her I owned a less than stellar I.Q and she was mistaking misery for a lack of brains.

This Is What Happiness Looked Like Nearly 80 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.15.2015 | Healthy Living

In 1938, a social research organization called Mass Observation placed an advertisement in a local British newspaper, the Bolton Evening News, asking ...