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Tips for Happiness

Is This The Key To Happiness?

Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Rachel Nuwer for For some two million years our hominin ancestors enjoyed a long-term relationship with Mother Nature. Up until ab...

Start Your Day Off From the Inside Out

Harriet Cabelly | Posted 09.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Harriet Cabelly

Just as we prepare ourselves externally, by showering and brushing our teeth before we go out, we need to take some time preparing ourselves internally -- our minds, souls and spirits need tending to as well.

Specific Techniques to Boost Your Mood

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

Here are some specific techniques to plant the seed of happiness. Do these for a period of three weeks on a consistent, structured, and continues base and check for the results. If you see they are benefiting you, make them a part of your daily life.

6 New Happiness Tips That Will Lead To Success

Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living

By Lexi Petronis Some strategies for success have been the same since Helen of Troy rose from mere pretty face to The Face That Launched a Thousa...

Deepak Chopra's 10 Keys To Happiness

GAIAM TV | Posted 04.05.2013 | Healthy Living

If you're happy, Deepak Chopra says, you're going to be healthier, have better relationships, do good/meaningful work and be successful and abundant -- not the other way around. He claims that there's a formula for happiness, which depends on three things.

Try This! The 7-Day Happiness Challenge

Luminita Daniela Saviuc | Posted 04.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Luminita Daniela Saviuc

If you take this seven-day challenge and if you commit yourself to doing all of these things without cheating, not only you will know what makes happy people happy, but at the end of the challenge, you might also experience that happiness for yourself.

The Best Ways To Beat The Blues

Dr. Debbie Magids | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Debbie Magids

It's very hard to stay "blue" 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People have to work hard to do that, which is good news. You have the power -- even if you're experiencing the blues -- to get relief if you want it.

Mile-Long To-Do List? How To Make More Time For You

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Think about what you could do with an extra hour or two each day. Would you be less stressed? Finally get around to that passion project? Maybe start a garden or have more nights out with the girls? Perhaps extra time is what you need to finally get to the gym?

10 Tips To Start Living NOW

Nicole Glassman | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Nicole Glassman

Vow to begin today with no regrets. Commit to showing the world why you are here. Promise to live with passion. Spread your wings, stretch your spirit and learn to soar. After all, tomorrow is a present to be lived today.

Satisfaction Guaranteed: The 4 Best Ways to Find -- and Keep -- Happiness

GAIAM TV | Posted 10.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Happiness, or the lack thereof, lies at the root of what makes life meaningful. But figuring out what exactly constitutes happiness, especially in a culture like the Unites States that tends to conflate money with meaning, proves to be elusive.

Why I Love Gretchen Rubin, and Highly Recommend her New Book, Happier at Home

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

"Abandon a project" will make me happier at home? Damn, it's true. I'm not a quitter but yet again, Gretchen Rubin changed my thinking and taught me five new things about connecting to my joie de vivre. Both of her books are better than chocolate, and have far fewer calories.

Take The Stress Out Of City Living

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

With proper tricks and knowledge, you can begin to be relaxed, alert, energetic, and have breathing room while being organized and tech-savvy. The crucial secret? Start making fresh air, healthy relationships, peaceful sleep and proper food choices a priority in your life.

10 Steps To Getting Fit While Staying Happy

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.18.2012 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

In the last six weeks, I have lost several pounds, an inch of fat off my belly, and two inches off my hips. I've also gained serious muscle tone in my arms, shoulders, quads, and abs (hello, six-pack!).

Find Happiness in a Bad Economy

Sean Meshorer | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Sean Meshorer

When we make the shift from seeing our happiness as something dependent on outward circumstances to realizing that our happiness is primarily inner-directed, we find that we can be happy no matter what kind of economic or life challenges we might be experiencing.

Want to Know Yourself Better? Ask Yourself These Questions

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 08.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Self-knowledge is a key to a happy life. But it's very hard to know ourselves; it's easy to be distracted by the way we wish we were, or think we ought to be, or what others think we should be, until we lose sight of what is actually true.

7 Step Guide for Your Soul GPS

Anne Naylor | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Whatever your relationship with money now, where would you like to be? Let your GPS for the soul be your guide to a greater experience of wealth.

Steps For Building A Meaningful Life

Manel Baucells and Rakesh Sarin | Posted 08.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Manel Baucells and Rakesh Sarin

To find meaning in life, one needs to reframe reality in a cumulative way. Thus, our actions and activities get stored in a metaphorical bucket. We should set goals and make progress toward these goals.

7 Ways To Spark Creativity

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 07.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I've read a lot of advice about how to spark creativity. Everyone's creativity takes a different form, however, so the advice that works varies from person to person.

Paradise Is In Your Mind

Nitika Chopra | Posted 07.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Nitika Chopra

Believe in your power, broaden your perception and be present with it all. Paradise is in your mind. Start there and never stop having hope.

5 Myths About Fighting the Blues

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

We all have a few tricks for beating the blues -- things we do when we're feeling down. It turns out, however, that several popular strategies don't actually work very well in the long term.

No Wow Ever Came About Because You Said 'No'

Charlie Maffei | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Charlie Maffei

If you are one of the many single people out there that feel like they are on the outside looking in, simply say "yes" to life!

How to Engineer a Happier Life

Manel Baucells and Rakesh Sarin | Posted 06.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Manel Baucells and Rakesh Sarin

Some people say that happiness is like a pendulum -- some days you are happy, some days not, and there's not much you can do to change that. Our view is different.

Celebrate a Little Victory Every Day

Nancy Deville | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

You can liken celebrating a little victory every day to positive childrearing -- in other words, by praising yourself and acknowledging your little victory, you're being your own nurturing adult.

12 Tips For Happiness In 2012

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Check out my top 12 happiness tips for 2012. Apply these principles and you'll kick off the new year with a happier approach to life.

8 Splendid Happiness Truths

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 02.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

In my study of happiness, I've labored to identify its fundamental principles. Because I get a tremendous kick out of the numbered lists that pop up throughout Buddhism, I decided to dub these fundamental principles as my Eight Splendid Truths.