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What Can Telomeres Tell Us?

“Mindset and mental health are some of the most important parts of healthy aging,” she says. “We can’t forget the daily work of good, healthy …

Qigong

33 Ideas for Romance

33. “For ’twas not into my ear you whispered but into my heart. ’Twas not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” —Judy Garland

Lips

Ask Stacy: How Can I Feel Happier for Other People's Success?

Liderina/Shutterstock.com<p>Turn negative emotions around with gratitude, goal-setting.<p>Obstacles and conflict inevitably get in the way of our …

What's Love Got to Do With It?

<b>LH:</b> Aspects of each of you shine through in this book—and really serve as a great illustration of how you apply the give and take in a<p>relationship. …

Move With Purpose to Live Better and Longer

When you take this approach to exercise, you can transform your body into one that is fit and strong. You’ll not only look younger, but you’ll feel …

Use the Magic of Momentum to Achieve Success

In his 2014 book <i>The Power of Habit</i>, Charles Duhigg acknowledges that creating new habits, like exercising and eating healthier, can be difficult. He …

Top 10 Books That Will Change Your Life in 2018

Shutterstock.com<p>Fill this year with clarity, compassion and a deep sense of purpose.<p>When inspiration catches you at just the right moment, it can …

Change Your Story, Change Your Life

Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com<p>3 steps to put your personal narrative on a positive footing.<p>Everyone has a story. Our personal narrative …

Tackle Work Stress With These Practical Tips

Be Nice<p>Compassion is a kind of social superglue that holds everything together. Christopher Kukk, Ph.D., author of <i>The Compassionate Achiever: How</i> …

3 Best New Year's Resolutions for Optimists

Tomertu/Shutterstock.com<p>Look to your strengths from the previous year to be your best in 2018.<p>To those of you who are optimists, like us, who push …

9 Best Books for Dealing With Grief and Loss

Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock.com<p>Authors share wisdom for coping after losing a loved one.<p>Grief and loss take you by surprise: One minute you are sobbing …

The Holiday Celebration I'll Never Forget

3 Ideas for a Memorable Holiday Celebration<p>Want to mix things up a bit? Here are some ways to tweak your annual Christmas, Hanukkah or New Year’s …

5 Tips for Raising Happy Kids as a Single Parent

CREATISTA/Shutterstock.com<p>Keep things structured, connect with other families and don’t forget to have fun!<p>The makeup of the “typical” American …

10 Best Books About Faith

Pop Tika/Shutterstock.com<p>A belief in something greater can shape the way we think, feel and interact.<p>If you ask 10 people for a definition of “faith” …

How to Increase Empathy in the Digital Era

Thanaprus.N/Shutterstock.com<p>These apps and websites make it easy to spread positivity online.<p>In the last five years, cyber-bullying has seen a …

7 Ways to Help When Someone You Love Is Depressed

areebarbar/Shutterstock.com<p>Ask questions, listen and be present—but don’t try to take on their pain.<p>You probably know someone who is unhappy or …

Train Your Brain for Happiness

Qvasimodo art/Shutterstock.com<p>Develop a more positive mindset using interactive digital games.<p>Last year, my daughters and I surprised my husband by …

Faith and Positive Psychology Merge in 'The Happiness Prayer'

tomert/Shutterstock.com<p>New book highlights ancient wisdom as path to joy, fulfillment.<p>What does an ancient Hebrew prayer have to do with positive …

4 Ways to Help When Someone You Love Has Breast Cancer

Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock.com<p>Generosity during a health crisis can come in many forms.<p>The horrible part about cancer is that, well, you have cancer. …

Are You in Touch With Your Spiritual Side?

Illustration ©Trinia Danziel<p>Learn four research-based ways to open yourself up to the transcendent.<p><i>As part of our special series on Character</i> …

7 Happy Songs Guaranteed to Make You Cry

Shutterstock.com<p>Science explains why feel-good tunes can move us to tears.<p>It can happen almost without warning. You’re listening to the radio or your …

7 Ways to Beat the End-of-Summer Blues

Sunny Studio/Shutterstock.com<p>Ease the transition into fall with these expert suggestions.<p>As summer winds down, so does some of the fun and freedom we …

Make a Happiness Plan for Retirement

Illustration © Alexander Mostov<p>Add meaning and purpose to the mix when your working days have ended.<p>Sally Balch Hurme, author of the new book <i>Get the</i> …

Aging

Two Books Teach Teens to Be Happier, More Resilient

Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock.com<p>Hands-on workbooks bring positive psychology to a younger audience.<p>Is there any time in life when perseverance and …

Teens

Build a Capsule Wardrobe and Simplify Your Life

Maridav/Shutterstock.com<p>A minimalist clothing selection takes the stress out of getting dressed.<p>We’ve all been there: Standing in front of an …

15 Ways to Stay Grounded

Illustration © Kim Johnson<p>Find balance when the rest of the world is shaking.<p>Walking along a trail through an ancient redwood forest deeply rooted …

Pew Research Center

4 Ways to Stay Engaged With Lifelong Learning

©Blend Images/KidStock/Getty Images<p>Find a new interest (or two) to keep your brain healthy and happy.<p>Learning shouldn’t stop when you graduate from …

Learning

8 Ways to Be a Tourist in Your Own City

oneinchpunch/Shutterstock.com<p>Get all the benefits of a vacation without leaving town.<p>With frequent airline delays and long security lines, flying is …

Travel

9 Tips to Be Happier Working From Home

Solis Images/Shutterstock.com<p>Be more productive by planning out your workday.<p>As companies go global and workforces become virtual, more of us find …

Home Offices

5 Wearable Tech Devices That Increase Emotional Awareness

Shutterstock.com<p>New wellness trackers keep us in touch with our moods and more.<p>In ancient Greece, philosophers believed so strongly that …