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7 Small Habits That Will Steal Your Happiness

<i>“Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy.”</i> <b><br>Wayne Dyer</b><i>“Very little is</i> …

Happiness

How To Set Up Your Own Meditation Room – Creating A Design Plan

Although the exact benefits of meditation are still being uncovered and there is to clear definition of this type of activity, everything discovered …

The Big List of Motivational and Thought-Provoking Quotes

Sometimes there is a quote or saying that really resonates with you. It can be from someone who you would not expect at all, as you will see by some of the quotes below. Sometimes there are many that strike a chord with you. One of the simplest and most inspiring things you can do for yourself is …

How Marijuana Can Help With Seasonal Depression

Now that the holidays are over, much of North America is settling in for some long, dark, cold months. It's no wonder many of us are feeling low. …

Cannabis

China Is Headed for a Debt Meltdown Like the U.S. in 2008 -- But Worse

World attention has focused in recent months on an acute refugee crisis occasioned by the mass migration to Europe of hundreds of thousands now fleeing the Syrian civil war. Less noticed has been another refugee crisis at least as ominous as that underway in the Middle East and Europe -- the …

Here's a Meditation App You'll Actually Use

Meditation Studio App<p>Most of us aren’t so great at being alone with our thoughts. What’s the first thing you do when you’re waiting for a friend at …

Meditation

Wall Street's brightest minds reveal the most important charts in the world

As many of the charts in our latest collection from some of Wall Street's top strategists show, questions right now center on what the future holds for the US economy, for emerging markets, and the Federal Reserve.<p>The last time we ran this feature back in February, the world looked different. The …

Markets

10 favorite stocks on Wall Street for 2016

Wall Street analysts once again are betting big on oil and gas producers.<p>This may see like a case of déjà vu, considering what were their favorite …

History says this 6-year-old bull market is only getting started

History says that this bull market is not over.<p>The following chart, which comes to us from Tom Lee at Fundstrat Global Advisors, shows that when you look at rolling 10-year stock market returns, the current bull market looks like it's just getting started.<p>Almost.<p>After hitting what to Lee looks like …

Life, gratitude, and the new year

Getting happy takes effort and resolve - but is worth it.<p><b>It is our human nature to dwell on the negative</b>. This tendency is called the "negativity …

The Secret Of Happiness Revealed By Harvard Study

Happiness comes from choosing to be happy with whatever you do, strengthening your closest relationships and taking care of yourself physically, financially and emotionally.<p>Thus revealed a recent survey of Harvard's class of 1980 - with data likely biased to those feeling good enough about their …

7 tax strategies the rich don't want you to know

You work hard for your money but, unfortunately, Uncle Sam takes a bite out of every paycheck for income and other taxes. And if you're in the middle class, you probably think that bite is a little bit too big.<p>According to a 2015 Gallup poll, nearly half of Americans — 46 percent — believe the …

Retirement

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Science Says Giving Up Facebook Will Make You Happier

<i>By Christine Schoenwald</i><p>I'm addicted to Facebook. I don't just go on there once or twice a day -- I'm <i>constantly</i> on there. Although I'm on Facebook a lot, there are many things I don't see on my feed, some things (and people) that I've blocked and other content that the Facebook algorithm has …

How I Took Back Control of My Happiness and My Life

In the last two years, I have been through many up moments, down moments, and moments in between. And the only time I look back is to see how far I've come. Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to …

Happiness

Tiger Woods 40th Birthday Interview

Turning 40, the golfer talks about his highs and lows on and off the course<p>By Lorne Rubenstein<p>Tiger Woods was raised to be a champion. Groomed by a …

22 Smart and Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself

<i>“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”</i> <b><br>Wayne Dyer</b><i>“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.</i> …

Motivation

Here Are All of Our No. 1 Story Picks from This Year

<i>All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2015. To get you ready, here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our</i> …

The 5-Step Process to Get Any Level of Success You Want

According to science, success is based on randomness more than anything else.<p>Think about it.<p>The best products aren't the ones that sell the most. The best music isn't what's popular. The best movies aren't the ones you go to see.<p>So why do you buy the products you buy?<p>Why do you see the movies you …

How to Be Happy and Grateful: 6 Sacred Secrets Shared by Grandmothers, Mutants and Cajuns (and Proven by Scientists)

<b>Choose to be grateful. It will make you happier.</b> This was the premise of Arthur C. Brooks' <i>New York Times</i> article that ran Saturday, Nov. 21. In this piece, Brooks cites scientific research that suggests some of us are hard-wired to feel grateful.<p>We, the happy souls who tend to find the good in the …

Jihadism is not nihilism: What everyone gets wrong about ISIS

Religious fanaticism is a consequence of faith, not of losing faith. It’s important that we make the distinction<p>Extremist jihadism is a consequence of faith, not a consequence of losing faith. In the partisan battle over describing the Islamic State, Democrats have fastened on a philosophical term …

4 Things You Can Do to Overcome the Belief that You Can’t Sell

It’s a conversation I have too often with people and it happened again at a conference where I was recently speaking. A person came up to me and …

Motivation

Fitness Friday: Relieve elbow pain with these simple steps

Tendons connect muscles to bones, and when you do things like put a death grip on a golf club and hit an entire pyramid of range balls, the muscles around your elbows often become bruised or torn. The acute pain you feel on the inside (golfer’s elbow) or outside (tennis elbow) of the joint “is a …

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can't Miss

P.J. O’Rouke once said, “Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.”<p>While I do think there is a place for …

Books

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Transform Health Care

The cost and access to health care has been a controversial issue for as long as I can remember. While it is debatable whether recent legislation has fixed the problem, statistics show that the rise in health care cost has outpaced the rate of inflation for 9 of the last 10 years. And if this trend …