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How to Be Happier

Why I Love Birthdays

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 12.10.2014 | Science
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

My son turns 21 this Saturday, and I think that he's really happy that he'll be able to go to a bar this Friday night at 12:01 (when it's officially Saturday) and order his first alcoholic beverage legally with his real ID. But I am going to be happier.

These Simple Solutions Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Posted 11.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Julia Holmes for Men's Journal When men hit their 40s, their happiness hits the skids. That's just one of the insights that Paul Dolan, a profes...

7 Signs You're Secretly A Train Wreck

Posted 04.30.2014 | OWN

A few signs that you may need to rethink whether you're really as happy as you want to be -- and whether you need to make some changes (help me, now!)...

7 Go-To Happiness Tricks When You Just Need A Boost

Posted 04.24.2014 | 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...

9 Ridiculously Simple Ways To Feel Happier Today

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 04.03.2014 | Women

Happiness, the thinking often goes, is one of those things you either have or don't have based on some unknown combination of life circumstances and n...

You Are What You Eat? You Are What You Repeat

Michelle Ghilotti Mandel | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Ghilotti Mandel

You are not your negative or disempowered thoughts. They are temporary, if you want them to be. Your true state is one of possibility, joy, ease and purpose, so dig in and repeat that.

How I Learned to Be a Happier Mom

Stephanie Meade | Posted 10.20.2013 | Parents
Stephanie Meade

If I didn't feel consistently happy or understand the sources of my own happiness, then how could I possibly set the right example for my children and pass this on?

How Failing at Marriage Made Me Happier

Britt Reints | Posted 10.16.2013 | Divorce
Britt Reints

I've read stories about near-death experiences that change people, made them better somehow than they were before the scare. For me, it was a near-divorce that knocked me flat on my butt. Failing at marriage, as painful as it was at the time, helped me learn how to be happier.

6 Childhood Habits That Never Get Old

Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

They say with age comes wisdom. In some regards, we are wiser now: Instead of refusing to eat our vegetables, we write love letters to and rap par...

How to Find the Happy Magic in the Bubbles of Life

Kristen Brown | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristen Brown

When was the last time you noticed and appreciated a bird building a nest, the color yellow, palm trees swaying in the wind, an extra 15 minutes when a meeting gets done early, sleeping in, stories from a senior citizen or hitting every green light?

11 Ways To Plant The Seeds For A Happier Life

Posted 08.09.2013 | 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 h...

Marlo Thomas With Agapi Stassinopoulos (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Agapi Stassinopoulos, author of "Unbinding the Heart," joined me this week to discuss everything from unplugging to overcoming unhappiness to achievin...

The Most Common Reason For Unhappiness, From Agapi Stassinopoulos (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

When Agapi Stassinopoulos, author of "Unbinding the Heart," joined me on Mondays With Marlo this week, she told me that ungratefulness leads to unhapp...

Surprising Reasons You're Feeling Blue

Posted 08.05.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott You cut back on sugar, your thyroid's fine and you get plenty of love, sunshine and omega-3s. So why are you feeling down? ...

5 Decisions That Will Bring You More Happiness

Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Therese Borchard Recent happiness studies indicate that popularity, influence, and money do not make people happiest – even as our culture su...

The Power of Time Off

Ashley Turner | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Turner

This week's vlog is about the difference between Chairos and Chronos, the importance of giving yourself permission to do less (or nothing at all) and the power of taking time off.

How To Get Over Anything Faster

Posted 08.26.2013 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Everyone gets stuck at one time or another. What if we could cycle through the awful, paralyzing emotions and get to the positive, ...

Are We Happy Yet?

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Craig K. Comstock

Everybody wants happiness, but if striving is an unworkable way, we're tempted to ask, how do we get it?