Aiki Atkinson

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Getting unstuck: The myth of work-life balance

Have you ever felt like you were in a rut or experiencing a particularly low point in your life? It’s times like these when we feel down, hopeless …

Work-life Balance

Why Chasing Happiness Might Be Making You Miserable

TIME Guide to Happiness<p>Search<p>Happiness Guide<p>Get Happy in Life<p>Get Happy at Work<p>Get Happy at Home<p>Happiness Guide<p>Get Happy in Life<p>Get Happy at Work<p>Get …

Happiness

Pro Surfer Stephanie Gilmore Knows the Secret to Happiness

Photo: Morgan Maassen<p>When it came time to find someone for the cover of our March 2015 happiness issue, Stephanie Gilmore immediately came to mind. The star, who's earned six world surfing titles, lives by some simple wisdom: "I'm going to just enjoy exactly where I am." Fortunately for Gilmore, …

Aquatic Sports

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers science-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

Ready for a re-do? 5 tips to reinvent your career at any stage of life

I recently made the choice to quit my corporate job. After putting up with the same negativity and toxic work environment for years, I decided it was …

Customer Service

14 strategies to accelerate your personal growth by 1,000%

First, personal evolution is a choice.<p>It’s not genetic.<p>It’s an overall approach to life.<p>It’s a mindful understanding of how the internal and external …

Self-improvement

Tell me what you say ‘yes’ to, and I’ll tell you who you are

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything.”  —  Warren …

Self-improvement

7 principles to develop toughness and build the life you want to live

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. …

Self-improvement

4 Mental Habits of People Who Manage Their Emotions Exceptionally Well

What is it about these people that keep them in a perpetual state of optimism and positivity?<p>Everyone has that one friend or family member who appears to always be happy and in a good mood. Makes you sick, doesn't it? But seriously, what is it about these people that keep them in a perpetual state …

Self-help

13 embarrassing self-help books that actually worked for us

As a diehard literary snob who once had to shut a book club down because it got too popular, this doesn’t come easily to me: I like the occasional …

Books

This Act of Self-Care Is an Antidepressant That Also Makes the World Better

It’s no big secret that things are… pretty bad right now. Our political landscape is chaotic and many communities are experiencing increased peril under the Trump administration. So it’s good timing that today is International Self-Care Day, giving us all a chance to think about how to take good …

Happiness

7 tips to find the right industry and position for your next career move

Don’t have an accidental life or career. Often more planning goes into a summer vacation than a 40-year career or 90-year life. Spend purposeful time …

7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

It’s truly fascinating how smart, successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and …

The power of self-awareness: How to build successful teams

Self-awareness has become a management buzzword — let’s hope for the right reasons.<p>Self-awareness is not something new. Throughout history, the most …

Self-awareness

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

5 things positive people never do

I make an effort to surround myself with positive people. Positive thinking is a cornerstone of mental toughness because positivity creates a mindset …

Happiness

The Science Behind Happy Relationships

When it comes to relationships, most of us are winging it. We’re exhilarated by the early stages of love, but as we move onto the general grind of …

7 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Happy

—<br>“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” ― …

The neuroscience of change: How to train your brain to create better habits

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson<p>A lot of our daily actions are automatic. Your …

Yale's most popular course ever: Happiness

When Yale psych professor Laurie Santos offered a course in how to be happy -- based on the latest peer-reviewed science -- she hoped that a …

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

This 95-Year Stanford Study Reveals 1 Secret to Living a Longer, More Fulfilling Life

This decades-long study shows that living an easy, stress-free life won't make you happier -- and definitely won't help you live longer.<p>What will make you happy? What will make you feel fulfilled? What will help you live a longer, healthier life?<p>Good questions.<p>Enter Lewis Terman with an …

How to Be Optimistic When the World Around You Isn't

Sometimes, it’s hard to be happy when you think about what’s going on in the world. It’s harder still when the people around you constantly complain …

Your desire to succeed should be as great as your desire to help others succeed

“The most accurate term for happiness … is the one Aristotle used: eudaimonia, which translates not directly to ‘happiness’ but to ‘human …

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

How Positive Thinking Can Help You Live Longer

There are many benefits of positive thinking, including stress reduction, improved immunity, and a lower risk for heart disease. But did you know …

Positive Thinking

Midlife isn’t a crisis: Why the second half of your life will the happiest

<b>(Getty Images)</b><p>Salon talks to author Jonathan Rauch on “The Happiness Curve” and why turning 50 is great<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>May 8, 2018 8:18pm (UTC)<p>You rarely hear about anybody enthusiastically anticipating hitting late middle age and beyond. Midlife is so deeply synonymous with nonspecific …

How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

Happiness

ERIC KIM Street Photography Tips and Technique

Hanoi, 2017Practical street photography tips to get you going!<b>Conquer Your Fears and Meet new Peers at ERIC KIM WORKSHOP ></b>JuxtapositionFind an …

Happiness Isn't a Feeling — It's a Skill That Can Be Learned

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Self Improvement<p>Can Happiness Be Learned?<p>Happiness Isn't a Feeling — It's a Skill That Can Be Learned<p>Shares<p>For most of my life, I clung …