Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
6 Grateful Habits for Happiness
If we really do want to live a more fulfilled and joyful life then cultivating a sense of gratitude is a key ingredient. Gratitude for all that we have, for all that is there, brings with it a deeper appreciation of life itself.
10+ Ways to Celebrate YOUR Story
Identity Energizer for Women; Owner of Identity Magazine; Spea...
Reflect back to the last 10 years of your life and write down all that has happened during each of those years; review what you have written and come up with a theme for those experiences. Okay, you don't HAVE to come up with themes, but I think it's a fun experiment.
Savor the Season: Why Appreciating What's Around Us Ignites What's Within Us
Founder, ColorsofGratitude.com. Ambassador of good taste. Writ...
This Will Help You Appreciate Your Wonderful Life
Savor the Moment
CEO, Wholebeing Institute
The above steps take a certain level of deliberate mental focus and sustained effort. As you complete your savoring moment, surrender. Sink into the experience, softening the need to do, notice, or direct anything. Give yourself a breath or two to just steep.
LISTEN: A Soundtrack To Help You Realize How Great Life Is
Lisa Besaw: How I Redefined Success
I think there are different levels and degrees of success depending on the person, and what influence and circumstances they've had in their life
Rebecca Perkins: Today I Am Grateful For....
Midlife Coach and Author
I believe the path to happiness is found in showing gratitude for the good things we already have in our lives.
Thank You for Blueberries (VIDEO)
Blogger, Lillian's Test Kitchen
Do you know how much work goes into getting our food to us? Farm to table? So much more work than I realized and still more than I know. That's how much.
On Discovering Your Versions Of Happy
Writer on wellness and spirituality, founder of Lyon Lifestyle
Given how much time I spend wandering around consumed by how stellar life will be once I lose the last five pregnancy pounds, get my book written, get the baby to sleep through the night, that to realize quite suddenly that I am happy right now is miraculous. It stops me in my tracks.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
My Family Is My New Bucket List
Founder and CEO, KCAA Radio
Since Christmas, I have tried to slow down my pace. I am trying to take things more in stride, but doing so can be a very difficult job for a driven entrepreneur.
The Fine Art of Appreciation
I've thought about this for a long time now. If there's one great thing about growing up without a lot of money or status, it's that everything you achieve in life is a bonus -- if you have the right attitude. At least, that's how I feel about it.
Have You Treasured Your Life Today?
Dr. Judith Rich
Rx For The Soul: www.judithrich.com
Those near and dear to us will feel our absence, and we trust that after we're gone, we will remain in their hearts just as those who have passed on from our lives remain in our own. And so it goes on this human journey.
Life, Death, and the Space in Between
Family therapist, Author, Parenting With Presence, Parenting W...
When we think we're going to live forever, the little things get missed; they don't matter all that much. We forget how wonderful it is to taste chocolate, or listen to a great piece of music.
Remembrance For Chev
President and CEO of InvigorateNOW, social entrepreneur
It took the loss of a close friend and young man of 23 for me to continue my pursuit of happiness. But it does not have to be this way for everyone.
What My Friend's Mom's Cancer Can Teach You
Dating and relationship coach, author
It's ironic. Today I've thought about death, and I've been inspired to live.
This Isn't Happening
There are only a few things in life that really matter. We only have the capacity to worry so much. I am done with the small things.
How A Melanoma Diagnosis Changed My Life.. For The Better
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.
Psychologist; Author, 'Hardwiring Happiness'
You'll never know when you step over the invisible line and the countdown begins, 365 days left, then ... but you can know, before and after you cross it, that you've remembered the big things.
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
Sleep & Wellness
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
The Power of Humanity
Difference Maker 100
Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today's biggest stories.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.
Get breaking news alerts
Download our app
Go to mobile site