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Happiness Tips

5 Essentials For Breaking Through Your Negative Thought Patterns

Judith Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

If you want to know why you are happy or not, take a good look at your most fundamental beliefs about yourself. There are five keys to moving out of negative thought patterns and into the territory of greater happiness and success.

Big Bird and the Halloween Challenge

Randy Taran | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

What makes Halloween so fun is that it gives us an opportunity to be playful and to try out different aspects of our personality that don't always have a chance to emerge.

Tease Your Brain To Make Tasks More Fun

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Sometimes, we have to do things in life that aren't part of our skill set. And when that happens, it's important to find a way to make the experience more enjoyable -- or at least bearable.

My Never-Say-Never Rules for Freelancers

David Hochman | Posted 10.25.2012 | Media
David Hochman

Yesterday, a writer in my online community for freelancers said you should never listen to success tips that begin with the word "never." That got me ...

10 Ways You Make Yourself (And Everyone Else) Miserable

Posted 10.26.2012 | Small Business

By Jeff Haden, visit Inc. Happiness--in your business life and your personal life--is often a matter of subtraction, not addition. Consider,...

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.

4 Simple Time-Saving Techniques

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

If you feel you'd like to take more time to tend to your spirit but don't know where and how to find the time, here are some ideas for how to find more time in your day to enjoy your day.

The Secret To Finding True Happiness

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Many successful people talk about being burned out on their own success and find that it's possible to feel stuck, even when everything in their lives is going well. By expanding your efforts to something bigger than yourself, everyone benefits.

8 Tiny Things You Can Do To Increase Your Happiness

Posted 11.06.2012 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Most of the mystery about feeling good isn't that much of a mystery. Columnist Leigh Newman gives us a quick refresher. ...

Are You Trying To Fill A Void? Why You Should Embrace It Instead

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

The only way to be happy, healthy and whole is to face and deal with the voids you carry in your heart and soul. If something is missing, broken or empty inside of you, there is no person or thing that will fill it. Only you can heal yourself and close the voids.

How To Ride The Wave Of Happiness

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

When surfing, you often wait for the wave to come, and then you ride it. In our lives, the wonderful thing is that we can make that wave happen by engaging in what brings that about for us, making a habit of it by practicing riding our wave more often.

Feeling Blue? 7 Tips To Find Happiness

Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living

The stress and strains of our always-connected lives can sometimes take us off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance. ...

Why We Put Happiness On Hold (And How To Stop Doing That)

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

We've all done it: putting our happiness on hold until some magical future date when the big thing that we want happens and we'll give ourselves permission to be happy. Here's the problem with that kind of thinking.

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...

I'm Excited About Turning 30, and Here's Why

Selena Soo | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Selena Soo

To me, the more experiences we accumulate, the greater clarity we can have about the life we really want to live. If each day, we take just one bold step towards what we truly want, eventually it is possible to create the life of our dreams.

Fear Less, Love More: An Interview With MeiMei Fox

Jaimal Yogis | Posted 12.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Jaimal Yogis

MeiMei Fox is one of those people who can work a 12-hour day, go home to meditate and do yoga, then party all night, and get up and do it again the next day. Her mantra is "fear less, love more," so naturally I had to interview her for The Fear Project.

Where To Find Supreme Happiness

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Given the current economic difficulties many people are facing, perhaps this is the perfect time to reassess what gives you happiness and how you express it -- to reconnect with the inner joy that made you either skip or run when you were younger -- for it is easy to forget to be happy

What's Your Strategy For Happiness?

Jeff Cannon | Posted 11.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Cannon

Yes, we all need a roof over our head and food to eat. We all need love and some form of a relationship we can rely on. We all need the basics to sustain life, but YOUR happiness doesn't lie in attaining those basic needs. It lies in the details of who you are as a person.

5 Tips I Used This Morning To Help Myself Feel Calmer

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I'm very happy to be back home, and to make sure that I keep this happy feeling, instead of allowing myself to become short-tempered (highly likely), I ran through some of my easier tips for staying cool.

The Good News About Your Search For Happiness

Nancy Colier | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Permanent happiness is the goal of our life -- a goal that we can never reach, at least not in the way we imagine. What we can reach, however, is a state of well-being, a deep sense of lasting contentment that can include and survive both happiness and unhappiness!

How to Be Miserable: 5 Easy Steps

Julie S. Kraft | Posted 11.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie S. Kraft

For those of you who are lacking in misery, never fear! Follow this quick and easy guide and you are sure to increase your misery in no time.

Is Your Office Making You Happy?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.24.2012 | HuffPost Home
Gretchen Rubin

There's one place you probably spend more time in than your actual home, and that's the office. So, it's equally as important for you to find happines...

What's Preventing You From Happiness?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

I think we're asking the wrong questions about happiness. The most common one we ask is: What can I do to find happiness? But I think the real question we should ask is: What is preventing me from experiencing happiness?

Is There a Way Out of Negative Cycles of Thought?

Sharon Frey | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Sharon Frey

I have a choice between the thoughts I keep and the ones I need to trash, depending on whether they come from a place of light or of darkness. To me, these thoughts of light are those that stem from a divine source, which thoughts of darkness don't have.