Keeping Secrets is Bad for You - Here’s Why

A recent study suggests that people are stressed when keeping a secret because they keep thinking about the secret, not because of the act of secret-keeping.

Aug 4

Categories: Caregiver Issues / Stress, Happiness, Other

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Would Life Really Be Much Better if You Won the Lottery?

We’ve all, perhaps, at one point or another in our life dreamt about hitting the jackpot. Getting a large sum of money means no more stressing about money and an improvement in our life. Right? Maybe not.

Jul 31

Categories: Happiness

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Why Laughter is the Best Medicine

We’ve all heard this phrase, and science has provided evidence, that laughter is indeed a great way to handle stress. Here are six findings that explain why laughter is the best medicine.

Jul 27

Categories: Happiness

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The story of the two wolves: How to better manage your thoughts, ...

Have you ever had thoughts, feelings or acted in ways that were unacceptable to yourself but felt powerless to control? The purpose of this post is to help you find ways to manage your mind so that you can live your life more in accordance with what ...

Jul 6

Categories: Depression, Happiness

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Are You Emotionally Well?

Here are the 8 hallmarks of emotional wellness.

Jun 29

Categories: Happiness, Mindfulness, Stress Management

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A Simple Five Step Process for Achieving Daily Happiness

Small ways to feel happy everyday

Jun 20

Categories: Happiness

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Is happiness a choice?

Shawn Anchor and Michelle Gielan on choosing happiness.

May 25

Categories: Happiness

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To find the right person, BE the right person

It is difficult - if not impossible - to find true love and true friendship until we love ourselves and are a friend to ourselves first. Here are five ways to cultivate a relationship with yourself today.

May 22

Categories: Happiness, Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Confidence, Self-Love

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Helping other people with their problems helps you too

You can practise your own self-regulation by helping others.

May 17

Categories: Happiness, Self help groups, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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New evidence shows the calming power of reminiscing about happy times

The next time you feel stressed up, or wish to improve your mood, remember to take a little walk down your happy memory lane. There are research evidence indicating that recalling happy memories can help you to combat stress and improve your mood

May 15

Categories: Happiness

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The Real Reason Americans Are Getting More Unhappy

Despite the economic prosperity enjoy by many in the United States, it has been found that people there are getting more and more unhappy. Research has discovered the real reason to Americans’ unhappiness.

Apr 8

Categories: Happiness

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5 Brain-training Exercises that Will Make You Happier and More ...

A little mental strength training goes a long way. Here’s how to make you feel happier and more successful.

Mar 24

Categories: Happiness

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Our Brains on Love

Have you ever wondered what happens in our brains during a surge of affection? Why do we remember all the minute details of our first dates? Our brains do react to love, and current research looks at some interesting facts about our brains when they ...

Mar 11

Categories: Happiness, Relationships & Marriage

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Being Grateful Will Make You Happier

Our expectations change the way we feel about things. They craft our moods and subsequent reactions to things. Studies show being grateful is a conscious choice people can make, and if they do choose to be grateful, they will be happier for it.

Mar 10

Categories: Empathy, Happiness

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How to Be a Better Spender

Practicing smart restraint may feel tough to us, a generation brought up on a collective consumerist culture. Hopefully, this advice, gleaned from experts in marketing and psychology research, will help us become smarter, happier spenders.

Dec 20

Categories: Happiness, Other

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