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Taking Back Sunday Isn't Buying This Emo Revival

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Goodman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Entertainment

Taking Back Sunday didn't go anywhere. It doesn't need reviving, and it hasn't been swept up in the "emo revival." Five albums later, the band's origi...

32 Happy Moments Everyone Gets (But Doesn't See Coming)

Posted 08.09.2013 | OWN

Proof surprises don't have to be scary: These delightful slices of life are served up when you least expect them. By Amy Shearn 1. It Turns Out...

The Surprising Secret To Happiness

Gary Zukav | Posted 04.30.2013 | OWN

By Gary Zukav Gary Zukav, author of The Seat of the Soul and co-founder of the Seat of the Soul Institute, explains the one quality we all need to ...

5 Happiness Lies To Stop Telling Yourself

Posted 05.02.2014 | OWN

By Amy Shearn Here's a mind-bender for you: The way you think about happiness might be what's keeping you from being happy....

The One Action You Must Take To Get On The Path To Happiness

Posted 11.07.2012 | OWN

By Martha Beck Human beings are remarkably adept at ignoring their own flaws and foibles, even when doing so leaves them miserable. Martha Beck...

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.

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.

An Incomplete List of Things to Do Daily, to Be Happy and Healthy.

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I've just started trying to come up with a list of the bare minimum of things we should do every day to be happy and healthy.

Need Inspiration to Give? Read Stories, Not Statistics

Andrew Shapter | Posted 05.26.2011 | Impact
Andrew Shapter

The holidays are about sharing, but we need to remember that when we donate to charity, we're giving to people not data.

The Power of 'Yay': Say Less and Mean More

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

There have been many studies done and books written about the power of positive thinking, and how it effects our mood, even our health.

Turn On Your Happiness Antenna

Randy Taran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

We've all heard that happiness is contagious. If you want to experience, transmit and receive more of what life has to offer, here are some easy ways to turn on your happiness antenna.

'Ask Sophie!' LIVE VIDEO Event, Happiness Expert, Sophie Keller, Answers Your Questions TODAY, FEBRUARY 9, AT 2PM EST

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Did you miss it? We've wrapped up our discussion on 'How to Find Your Ideal Partner,' but you can still check it out in our video recap below! Here...

Happiness Is Overrated

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

I think happiness happens when we're not "trying" so hard, when we're not totally obsessed with "being happy" but rather living in the natural flow of our soul's agenda.

Reconsider the Rules of Thumb You Use in Everyday Life

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

My adventures in happiness research led me to the concept of heuristics. Heuristics are "rules of thumb," the quick, common sense principles people apply to solve a problem or make a decision.

Psychology of Happiness

Roya R. Rad, MA, PsyD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roya R. Rad, MA, PsyD

In order to define what makes us happy we need to learn who we are, what our needs are, what we desire in life, what makes us grow, and what strengths and limitations we have.

Happiness Boot Camp: How to Take Charge of Your Own Happiness

Randy Taran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

What if we could practice ourselves into a place where happiness became our new default? Here are three ways that can change your perspective, your brain and your happiness quotient.

The 3 Secrets to a Wildly Popular YOU

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

Being popular isn't money or fame. It's about attitude and personality and it's about how others perceive you. It's about happiness, a sense of well-being, purpose and passion.

'The How of Happiness': An Interview With Prof. Sonja Lyubomirsky (VIDEO)

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

Amongst all the happiness texts I've read (and there have been about eight), this one I found to be the most practical in its ability to increase real happiness in your life.

99 Definitions Of Happiness

Andrew Shapter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Shapter

Since the definition of "happiness" is so general, I decided to ask 100 different people how the would define the word. Here's what I found:

"Happiness Is" Film Says Giving Is The Way To Contentment

Huffington Post | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In 2006, documentary filmmaker Andrew Shapter was on a tour promoting his first film, "Before the Music Dies" when someone asked him what he planned t...

The Fall and Rise of Independent Film

Andrew Shapter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew Shapter

Although not for the faint of heart, and decidedly less glamorous than red carpets and posh hotel suites, this "Road Warrior," one-town-at-a-time model has proven effective by tapping into the millions of movie lovers.

An Interview with a REAL Santa

Andrew Shapter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Andrew Shapter

Posing with Santa Claus at Christmas is one of those great American traditions that we hold dear. It's a magical time when kids are encouraged to dream as big as they can.