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Pursuit of Happiness

Why You Shouldn't Read This Post

Lola Reed | Posted 02.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lola Reed

Because we're all spending waaaaaaay too much time staring at screens -- and even when we do come across some nugget of wisdom that has the capacity t...

6 Things You Can Learn From The Reigning Happiest Place On Earth

Posted 02.25.2015 | Travel

We all know that the U.S. guarantees the pursuit of happiness, but if you’re interested in seeing what it looks like after the pursuit, you might wa...

A Modern Manual For Happiness

Emily Ballard | Posted 01.28.2015 | Parents
Emily Ballard

Feeling uncomfortable doesn't mean you're doing life wrong, and investigating your discomfort won't kill you. It'll do quite the opposite, actually -- it'll let you fully live.

Here's How To Tell If You're Really A Happy Person

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

In reality, no one can be happy 24/7. The key is to not let circumstances and other people get you down for more than a moment. It's fine to have an unhappy moment, but don't let that lead into unhappy weeks or months. Take time to count your blessings.

My Pursuit of Happiness

Anthony D'Ambrosio | Posted 01.18.2015 | Divorce
Anthony D'Ambrosio

I had a difficult time imagining spending my life with another woman. It's not that I couldn't love someone else, I just didn't want to. Even coming home didn't feel quite the same. It was lifeless, for lack of a better term. It no longer served it's purpose, and that too would be something I'd eventually walk away from.

Redefining Success in 2015: How Much Is Enough?

Craig Dowden | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
Craig Dowden

Pick an element of what it means to be successful and W. Brett Wilson has likely achieved it. He is one of Canada's most financially successful and well-known businessmen, he is an Order of Canada recipient, a best-selling author, and former television star of Dragon's Den, the Canadian hit series precursor to ABC's Shark Tank.

Drop Your Resolutions and Seek Out a Happier New Year

Laurel Moll | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Laurel Moll

My New Year's resolution lists used to be huge. Packed with big aspirations to wear a smaller size dress, exercise more, try new beauty tricks, and wo...

The Pursuit of Happiness

Darren Hardy | Posted 02.16.2015 | Good News
Darren Hardy

If I have created a life of meaning in which I have a deep sense of purpose and value, that won't change because someone knocks my ice cream cone over. Fulfillment is a state of existence, not a fleeting emotion.

When You Dream Job Isn't Your Dream Salary

Kim Keating | Posted 02.14.2015 | Women
Kim Keating

There are numerous ways to strike a balance between doing what you love and paying the bills. Here are four possibilities to consider when figuring out how to translate your personal passion into professional success.

How Do You Know When Something Is Right?

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

When you've found something that's right for you, you want to be better without force. You get this instant internal drive and motivation to become a better person, to do better work, and to achieve greater things. You feel inspired.

Does Your Style Routine Reflect Your Dream Life?

Carol Brailey | Posted 02.13.2015 | Style
Carol Brailey

The style choices you make when you are happy just may very well reflect your dream. Does your current daily style routine reflect your dream life? It's quite simple to answer this by thinking through a few questions.

The Pursuit of Happiness Is Folly

Paul Janes-Brown | Posted 02.11.2015 | Good News
Paul Janes-Brown

At this time of the year, we are consumed with consumerism. What are we going to get? What are we going to buy for so and so? Will all this result in a truly happy time? Happiness, what is it?

A Lesson from Detroit - America's Heart, and Soul

Ken Ludden | Posted 01.16.2015 | Arts
Ken Ludden

Detroit has been at the heart of America since its founding in 1701. Over the years, Detroit has always been the center of America. Located geographically to connect America with Canada via the natural water systems, it is the way in to America's heart.

The Google Engineer Teaching Happiness In Three Steps

BBC | David G Allan | Posted 11.11.2014 | World

Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and the world more peaceful. A...

Why You Aren't Who You're Supposed to Be

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Whether the glitch is in the value or the glitch is in the goal, we have several techniques in NLP to reconcile the two. When your values and goals are in alignment, you'll no longer feel frustrated as you pursue what you desire.

Not Everyone Wants To Be Happy

Scientific American | Jennifer Aaker and Emily Esfahani Smith | Posted 10.29.2014 | World

Everyone wants to be happy. It's a fundamental human right. It's associated with all sorts of benefits. We, as a society, spend millions trying to fig...

How the #100HappyDays Challenge Helped Me Thrive

Laurel Moll | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurel Moll

You can only take care of someone else as much as you take care of YOU. You can't serve others until you serve yourself, you can't love anyone else until you love yourself, and you certainly can't give what you don't have. It's just one of those universal truths.

Why Meaningfulness Matters More Than Happiness

Business Insider | Emily Esfahani Smith | Posted 10.23.2014 | World

"It is the very pursuit of happiness that thwarts happiness." In September 1942, Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychiatrist and neurologist in ...

The Connection Between Entrepreneurship And Happiness

Inc. | AJ Agrawal | Posted 10.21.2014 | World

We've all had those moments where time is frozen. Athletes describe it as being in the "zone." Some people describe it as perfect euphoria. In his boo...

Are We Trying Too Hard to Be Happy?

Psychology Today | Krystine I. Batcho | Posted 10.20.2014 | World

Are we trying too hard to be happy? Social science has given mixed messages about how happy Americans are today. On the one hand, data from the Genera...

40 Little Decisions That Will Deeply Enrich Your Life

Thai Nguyen | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

Image Credit: Pixabay. It's a blistering 30 degrees outside, Michael is walking down the street in shorts and a T-shirt. Many drive past, curious...

The Search for Happiness

Teri Biebel | Posted 11.24.2014 | Women
Teri Biebel

If you aren't happy, do something about it. Make the change. Take back that power. Don't just sit there and whine about it, do something. Because as Hallmark as it sounds, you are responsible for your own happiness.

Alanis Morissette: The Search For Happiness Is Doomed To Fail

OWN | Posted 09.23.2014 | OWN

If you ask most people what they want most in life, their answers will often center on the idea of finding happiness. If you ask Alanis Morissette, he...

10 Things That Rob Your Happiness

Thai Nguyen | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

Hindsight always haunts us: I could've, should've, would've. Indeed, when our loss of joy and happiness is preventable, the wounds take that little bit longer to heal. Here's to prevention being better than cure, and uncovering 10 culprits robbing your happiness.

8 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Feel Happier Right Now

Real Simple/Time | Lindsey Murray | Posted 10.16.2014 | World

The key to happiness is obviously a whole lot more complicated than simple addition (x+y=joy). But maybe a “happiness equation” isn’t such a far...