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Smile and Make Someone's Day Brighter

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 11.24.2014 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

Even when we do become more sensitive to the plight of others through expanding our awareness, we don't always respond by taking action to help in some practical way.

Gratitude Is a State: On Being a Sacred Stream for Good

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Render gratitude into a state through your being. Once you view life as the unfolding miracle that it is you begin to understand the cosmic glory of your experiences.

The Importance Of Humor In The Toughest Of Times

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living

It's one thing to maintain a sense of humor on a day-to-day basis, and another to be able laugh through a life-threatening diagnosis. Yet Alex Nil...

Rough Day? Here's How To Save It, Even In The Last Minute

Polly Campbell | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

In these chippy moments, it's easy to let the negative vibes take over and fall into a pattern of fatigue-and-frustration-induced nagging, yelling, and complaining guaranteed to create enough drama to ruin dinner and probably the day.

Smiling and Climbing: In Tribute to Joe Gold

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 11.07.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

Are you smiling and climbing? This week, our community celebrated the life of Joe Gold, t. His eulogy serves as a source of inspiration for each of ...

Accent on the Wrong Syllable

Margery Leveen Sher | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Margery Leveen Sher

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Don't Let Anyone Rent Space in Your Head for Free

Alka Dhillon | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Alka Dhillon

Think back to a time when you went from a miserable state to a happy one. I am sure when you look back you will realize that shift did not happen because the situation changed. That shift happened because you consciously decided that you were tired of feeling that way.

Make Happiness Your Default Setting in 3 Easy Steps

Naomi Goodlet | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Naomi Goodlet

When you notice a positive feeling, try consciously inviting it to stay a while longer. Imagine the feeling growing and expanding. Don't force it, just allow it to stay for as long as possible.

This Happy New Yorker Shares The Love, One High-Five At A Time

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.16.2014 | Good News

Never underestimate the positive power of an unexpected high-five. Brooklyn, New York, resident Meir Kalmanson, an actor and filmmaker, prides hims...

Michael Franti to be Honored With Universal Smile Award

Lisa Lori | Posted 11.09.2014 | Good News
Lisa Lori

Some people just give good vibes. Musician and philanthropist Michael Franti and his partner Sara Agah, are two such people, and they give it in spades.

In One Minute, She Sums Up Why Telling Women To Smile Is Creepy

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.26.2014 | Comedy

Most women do not enjoy being asked to "smile" by a strange man on the street, yet many men have a hard time understanding why that is. In comedi...

The Art of Meaningful Mixing: How to Network Before, During, and After an Event

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 10.19.2014 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Ever feel queasy about going to an event where you don't know other guests? Talking to strangers does not come naturally to many people, but it's important to learn to do so. Social events are your opportunity to make new friends and business acquaintances.

Today's Doodle - Let a smile spread through your heart

Molly Hahn | Posted 10.19.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Laughter: The Surprising Secret to Surviving Tough Times

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

You might be wondering, How could I possibly laugh when life knocks me down? Whether you have a bad day or experience a catastrophic life event, there's a pretty thin line between tragedy and comedy.

Live In a Way That Leaves No Regrets

Peggy Nolan | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Peggy Nolan

What I really want you to know is what you already know: when your insides are chugging along efficiently and things are working in harmony and balance you feel better. And when you feel better on the inside, your outside shines even brighter.

7 Mindful Steps to Make Love Happen Anywhere

Francesca Hogi | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

I have singles tell me all the time they want love to "just happen." Well, that can only happen if you are in a mental and emotional place to receive the positive attention of others.

Ramadan Reflection Day 18: No Woman Left Behind

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.15.2014 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

Our issue is that when we think of our charitable giving, especially that which is religiously mandated, we think of it too much at times of the fulfillment of our obligation and not what the beneficiary class is really in need of.

Supermodel Secrets: 7 Best Swimsuit Stances for Summer Social Media

Susan Holmes-McKagan | Posted 08.04.2014 | Style
Susan Holmes-McKagan

Smile: Seriously always the best move -- whether it's a big toothy grin or sexy, cute smirk, looking content with yourself and your surroundings always make any shot look amazing.

What's the ROI of a Smile?

Ted Rubin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Ted Rubin

Smiling is good for you -- both physically and mentally. In fact, there are a slew of scientific studies that prove the physical and psychological effects of smiling. And I'm not talking about fake smiles, but honest-to-goodness smiles that reach your eyes. They not only affect you, but also have an impact on others around you.

This Artist's Colorful And Creative Masks Will Delight Your Inner Child

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.01.2014 | Good News

We all need to make a little more time for fun in our lives, and, in case you ever forget that, this artist is here to remind you. Meet the "365 Ma...

Magician Makes Dozens Of People Smile With A Simple Trick

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Good News

While making objects appear and disappear out of nowhere is always a crowd-pleaser, when done right, can you guess what's even more magical? A smile a...

2 Simple Things That Will Help You Live Longer

Next Avenue | Sherri Snelling | Posted 03.01.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Sherri Snelling We boomers are living longer. In fact, one in every 25 will live to 100 and many of us will see age ...

WATCH: The One Simple Thing That Will Make You Happier

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

It's been said that "Being happy is better than not being happy." But just what is the key to happiness? According to ForHumanPeoples' new video, t...

Children Warn: Christmas Multi-Tasking Is Dangerous

Kellie Edwards | Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents
Kellie Edwards

It's funny how in times of stress or "busyness," old habits can resurface and I find myself on autopilot again. I forget that I can't get away with it. Doing more than one thing at a time, that is.

Cancer Patients React to Hilariously Awful Makeovers, Their Reactions Will Melt Your Heart

Global Yodel | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

This is the heart of the idea of the "If only for a second" project -- to spread smiles and happiness.