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Key to Happiness

The Surprising Secret To True Happiness

Babette Hughes | Posted 07.20.2015 | Fifty
Babette Hughes

If it's not a mansion or yacht that will make us happy what will? Surprisingly, it is the struggle with the obstacles and even the tragedies of life. Overcoming them gives us authentic self worth because in the process we earn the tools of confidence and spirit and authenticity.

How To Instill Happiness In Each And Every Day Of Your Life

Diana M. Raab | Posted 10.27.2014 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

The Dalai Lama wrote a wonderful book called, The Art of Happiness. In it, he makes clear that essentially, it's the quest for happiness inspires us to awaken in the morning. Wars happen because everyone wants what they want, and believe that getting it will make them happy. Fights happen for the same reason.

Anna Almendrala

This Is What Happiness Looks Like, According To Scientists | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living

It turns out that the key to happiness can be summed up in a single formula: In plain English, it means that happiness depends on your expect...

Live Your Own Life, Schmuck!

Dori Hartley | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dori Hartley

The key to happiness is in not caring what anyone else thinks of you on any level at all, and in not comparing your life to a dream, a fantasy, someone else's life or a perfect imaginary situation that you somehow insisted into your life as something that must be -- or all is lost.

Can You Teach 'Happiness' In High School?

Anna Juszczyk | Posted 02.01.2014 | Teen
Anna Juszczyk

I'm this idealistic kind of person. According to me, happiness comes from everyday life. It's a choice, it's a state of mind. It's learning how to enjoy little things in life.

'Happy' the Documentary: Happy, the Life

Leslie Hendry | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Hendry

Isn't it time we updated our values on a national level, in a national conversation? Because when we're happy, we know we're doing the right thing. I have a feeling it's as easy as that.

WATCH: Where Does Happiness Come From? From Gretchen Rubin

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When Gretchen Rubin, author of "The Happiness Project" and "Happier at Home," met with me on Mondays With Marlo, she tackled the elusive question we'v...

The Secret To Happiness In Midlife

Posted 08.01.2015 | Fifty

You really can get by with a little help from your friends. A new study of 6,500 Britons found that at age 50, having regular interactions with a wide...

The Tao of Love, Sex and Anti-Aging: Part 9

Stacey Nemour | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

By focusing only on what we feel is lacking or what we need for our future, we put our present lives on hold or cause more delays because we are not connected to the present.

5 Things To Give Up To Be Happy

Amy Chan | Posted 07.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

When we think about how to create more happiness, we typically look for things to achieve and add to our lives. However, sometimes the key to happiness is actually giving up certain perspectives and behaviors.

Reinventing Yourself at Midlife

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Remember, old roles that you may want to leave behind -- as wife, mother, daughter -- have been part of your identity for years. Some women get stuck, afraid to let these old roles go.

Be Easily Impressed and Hard to Offend, Instead of the Other Way Around

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

What if we did appreciate the simple things all the time, in an authentic way? What kind of an impact would that have on our lives, our work and our relationships?