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Jan 28, 2019
8 Empowering Ways to Learn to Love Your Body
Most women don't feel good in their own skin. Although this is disheartening, it isn't shocking. Every day, women are told that they are not good enough and this translates into destructive,...
Jan 14, 2019
How to Make a 2019 Memory Jar So You Capture All the Best Moments of the Year
Every year, life brings us new surprises and experiences to cherish. If you’re a sentimental mush like me, then maybe you want to try and capture the beauty of those moments for a heartfelt...
Jan 3, 2019
When Life Gets You Down, Pick Yourself Up With the '1-2-3 Strategy'
Life is hard — and some days, it just plain old stinks. When it feels like nothing is going right and your best efforts to turn your day around have failed, don't despair. Though the "1-2-3...
Dec 31, 2018
10 Ways to Beat the January Blues
Suffering this season with winter woes and worries? You're not alone. This time of year is emotionally hard for many of us, so we've rounded up a few of the most beneficial tips to help you beat...
Dec 30, 2018
10 Things You Should Let Go in Order to Be Happy
Happiness is not an elusive unicorn. However, we often let things stand in the way of true contentment, like focusing too heavily on what others are doing and not tending to our own...
Dec 25, 2018
5 Very Free Ways to Feel Happier Today
It’s 10 a.m. on a workday, you’ve just spilled your coffee on your new white top, and things are piling up on your desk faster than you could possibly imagine. You’re sitting there wishing that you...
Dec 22, 2018
26 Creative Ways to Banish the Blues
The winter season can be hard for many of us, but there are plenty of things you can do to keep your spirits updespite the cold gray weather. Check out the list below for some of our favorite...
Nov 12, 2018
How Childhood Memories Can Help Relieve Stress on Even Your Worst Days
It’s no secret that we all experience stress from time to time in our everyday lives, and each person has a different way of coping when life starts to feel overwhelming. One common stress-relief...
Sep 19, 2018
Giving Yourself a General 'Happiness Goal' Can Make Your Best Life Moments Last Longer
You buy something, it fills you with temporary joy — and then you forget about that feeling a week later. Have you ever wanted to make your happiness last longer? Well, according to recent...
Sep 11, 2018
7 Simple Self-Care Ideas for Busy Moms
Being a mom is a full-time job, and a very tiring one at that! That's why it's extra important to take some time out of your busy schedule to indulge in some much-needed "me time." If you don't,...
Jun 26, 2018
Eating Popcorn With Chopsticks: How Adding Whimsy to Your Routine Can Improve Your Life
If you’re wondering how to find joy again in things you used to love, the trick might be to experience them in new ways. Though that might sound challenging, new research suggests that it’s a lot...
Jun 7, 2018
7 Ways to Find Hope When Both Partners in a Relationship Are Depressed
Ten years ago, married couple Marc and Angel Chernoff felt like they were drowning in tragic news: They’d just lost a best friend to a heart attack, a sibling to suicide, and their livelihood...
May 10, 2018
4 Ways to Stay in the Moment When You Have Anxiety
There are times when I wish I could get a brain transplant. My brain works in a way that is just exhausting; it is prone to racing thoughts that cause crippling anxiety. Anxiety has been a part of...
Apr 19, 2018
Yale Is Offering a Free Class on How to Be Happy
Is there really a need for a class on how to be happy? Sure, we all know that happiness is one of the most important aspects of a fulfilling life, but we never imagined walking into a "Happiness...
Feb 9, 2018
Having a Positive Attitude About Aging May Reduce Dementia Risk, Study Suggests
Aging can feel like an unknown, unflattering, and unwanted journey. It's scary to think about getting older, especially when women are pressured to "age gracefully." But being happy about aging can...
Jan 18, 2018
Millionaires on How Much Money Equals Happiness
Can money buy happiness? It's an age-old question that, at one point or another, everyone has probably asked themselves. After all, who knows how much money is needed to truly live within their own...
Sep 2, 2017
Your Kids Are Happier With Their Jobs Than You Are, Study Says
It’s fair to say that a millennial’s relationship with work is… well… complicated. And it's all thanks to stagnant wage growth and dwindling job opportunities, plus the glorification of working...
Sep 1, 2017
4 Fun Ways to Play Your Stress Away
Summer used to be such fun: swimming, building sandcastles, romping in the park. And while today’s go-go-go schedules can make it seem impossible to frolic like we once did, a slew of research...
Aug 8, 2017
4 Important Choices You Won't Regret in 10 Years
Every one of us has experienced feelings of regret. But it’s not too late to set things straight. We’re still here breathing. Today we have an opportunity to change tomorrow. Right now, we can...
Jul 20, 2017
5 Choices You Will Regret in 5 Years (If Not Sooner)
This post about living with regret was written by Marc and Angel Chernoff and has been republished with permission. “If only…” These two words paired together create one of the saddest phrases in...
Jun 27, 2017
Feeling Defeated? 4 Things to Remember When You Feel Discouraged
Are you feeling defeated? This post was written by Marc and Angel Chernoff and has been republished with permission. This morning, I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of...
Jun 20, 2017
7 Healthy Habits of the Happiest People
This post was written by Marc and Angel Chernoff and has been republished with permission. How do we heighten our happiness? There are many ways to learn how to he happy again, and one size does...
Jun 15, 2017
For Happier Days, You May Want to Claim This Side of the Bed for Sleeping
You may think it makes no difference which side of the bed you sleep on, but you'd be wrong. Or rather, make that RIGHT. Turns out, sleeping on the left side of the bed may mean you have a sunnier...
May 26, 2017
Feel Like You Get Happier--and Sadder--Than Your Friends Do? This Could Be Why
Scientists have long wondered why some people could bounce back from a serious childhood event (say, physical abuse) and why others go on to develop depression later on in life. Now Australian...
May 15, 2017
Little Ways You Can Feel Happier Every Day (According to Science)
We're already used to indulging in the little things that bring smiles to our faces every day, whether it be taking that extra slice of pie at dinner or spending a few more moments of quality time...
Mar 8, 2017
Embarrassing But Normal Thing Is Probably Happening to Your Sex Life
Things were better in the old days, even sex. Yes, we like to think we are much more evolved than our parents but truthfully, they were having way more fun when they were our age. MUST READ: This...