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Happiness Is A Culture

Happiness Is A Culture

Great minds have always debated the true key to happiness. What do you need to be happy? Some say fame, others say fortune; still others search in vain for a fountain of youth.  Ours is a culture of wants and needs — and most of us convince ourselves that once we get what it is […]

Simple Ways to Find Joy in Your Everyday Life

Simple Ways to Find Joy in Your Everyday Life

1. Stop waiting to be happy The good news is there are always fresh opportunities to be happy. Imagine life is like Grand Central Station, where happy times arrive around the clock. Chances are the opportunity to be happy has already arrived. Sometimes it’s right in front of you. For whatever reason, you are unable […]

The Recipe For Happiness And Success? Try Compassion

The Recipe For Happiness And Success? Try Compassion

Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with friends or looking for more friends? Want to relate better to your co-workers? Try a little compassion. Compassion, as one scholar describes it, is “experiencing feelings of loving kindness toward another person’s affliction.” It’s related to, but a little different from empathy, […]

Why Exercise Makes Us Happy

Why Exercise Makes Us Happy

Ah, mindfulness! It’s a term that’s frequently thrown around these days—but what does it mean? In short, it’s about being aware of yourself and your own happiness; taking time out to enjoy things while being careful not to “sweat the small stuff.” The first few months of the year can be tough, can’t they? Cold, […]

The Secret to Happiness Is Just Love

The Secret to Happiness Is Just Love

“ ‘Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you.’ ” In 1922 Margery Williams tackled a particularly complex topic in her now beloved children’s book, The Velveteen Rabbit. On its journey to discovering what it means to be Real, the Velveteen Rabbit learns that, in the […]

How to Feel Better Fast

How to Feel Better Fast

We all have days when we feel discouraged. You could have simply woken up on the wrong side of the bed, or perhaps you’ve experienced a setback in reaching a personal or professional goal. When you start to feel negatively about how life, it helps to know how to feel good again. Do you know […]

Ways To Create Your Own Happiness

Ways To Create Your Own Happiness

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13% of us consider ourselves to be “happily engaged at work.” Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36% more motivated, six times more […]

International Day of Yoga

International Day of Yoga

Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. Today it is practiced in various forms around the world and continues to grow in popularity. Recognizing its universal appeal, on 11 […]

This Is The Truth: Only You Can Make Yourself Happy

This Is The Truth: Only You Can Make Yourself Happy

There are some things that, as adults, we can only rely on ourselves for. Nobody is going to put food into our mouths. Nobody is going to bathe us. And I’m pretty sure that next time I’m on the toilet, I can yell, “I’m finished! Wipe my butt!” until out of breath — but I’ll […]

Don’t Focus on Happiness. Focus on Self Actualization

Don’t Focus on Happiness. Focus on Self Actualization

As a child, whenever anyone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I always replied, “The happiest person in the world.” Adults probably saw me as either someone starting too early on a path to self-actualization or as just a really strange kid. Most of us are in pursuit of happiness, […]

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