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What's in Your Mystery Basket?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Truth time. I've got a little obsession. And I know I'm not alone on this one. It combines some of my very favorite things: riveting drama, diverse p...

5 Phrases The Happiest Couples Say To Stay Crazy In Love

YourTango | Posted 09.01.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

Who knew that just a few little words could make all the difference in a relationship?

8 Perks Of Listening To Country Music

Lisa Dubino | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce
Lisa Dubino

I'm basically a positive person and have plenty of experience with hardship so I know this will get easier, but all the usual short term solutions to get through this haven't been working. So I decided to do the opposite of everything I normally do and one is that I switched my morning radio station from adult contemporary to country.

6 Ways To Find Your Passion And Live Your Purpose

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Lamisha Serf-Walls

Every single human being on this planet has a path and purpose to fulfill, whether they realize it or not. Whether it is fulfilled within your career, volunteer work, parenting, creating social change, or something else entirely, you too have a brilliant purpose and it's about time you found it.

The Truth About Life's Bumps

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Pay attention to your thoughts. Recognize which ones are bringing you down. Know that you have a choice with each and every one. Then make the choices that make you happier.

The Top Five Apps For Staying Positive and Productive

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

As an entrepreneur who is highly focused on personal development, I'm always looking for new tools to keep me focused, positive and motivated. When I turned to apps for help, I found a myriad of options at my disposal.

Watch This Adorable Pup's Reaction To Cancer Test Results

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 08.13.2015 | Green

When Lily the dog suddenly got very sick in May, the veterinarian diagnosed her with a tumor on her spleen....

Two Traits That Predict Happiness

Eric Fluckey | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Eric Fluckey

Happiness is important to us as individuals and society as a whole. While finding out which traits can predict levels of happiness is a fun exercise, maybe there's a bigger lesson to be learned.

3 Essential Mindset Shifts to Living a Life You Love

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

So be grateful and choose to feel those feelings of happiness, joy, love or whatever it is that you'd like to feel "someday" today, then simply be open for miracles.

Bruises, Batteries and Beauty: Life Lessons From One Long Night

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself on a mountain in the middle of the night. Again. Unlike the last time, this event wasn't quite so...traumatic. Though this a...

6 Ways To Be Happier At Work

U.S. News & World Report | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Your commute home is agony. (Last out of the office again!) Afterward, your dinner conversation is bitter. (No one appreciates me at work.) Then...

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.