Elizabeth Wilson

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The Happiest Facts In The World

The remedy to your bad day is just a fun fact away.<p>When Reddit user AaronM97 was feeling blue, he asked the community to share a happy fact that would cheer him up. The post lit up with responses, receiving more than 11,000 comments containing fun and happy facts that make the world feel a little …

Some Strange Things Are Happening To Astronauts Returning To Earth

WATCH: Just Say 'Yes!'

Perhaps you've seen the Jim Carrey movie <i>Yes Man</i>. Yes? It's about a guy who chronically says "no" to everything. A motivational speaker challenges him to start saying "yes!" to life, and the hilarity ensues. While I'm not necessarily encouraging you to go to the same lengths, is it perhaps possible …

5 Steps To Find Out Your Life Purpose

There are very few things as stunning and breathtaking as an alpha woman. Her poised sense of self and her kind yet firm ways are a masterful thing …

Self-improvement

Stop Looking for Signs From the Universe

Signs and messages from the Universe are everywhere, it's true. But when you're seeking answers and guidance, "looking" for signs is not the answer. Being open, listening and feeling for the answers and guidance, that's what you need to do.<p><b>So what's the difference?</b><p>When you actively look for a sign …

12 Things Happy People Do Differently -- And Why I Started Doing Them

A lot of people have midlife crises. Me, I had a quarter-life crisis a few years ago, when I turned 24. There was no impulse purchase involving a red Mustang or electric guitar, but as my iPhone alarm woke me up bright and early for work one morning in my two-bedroom NYC apartment, I pondered, "Do …

Happiness

4 Skin Care Hacks for People Who Think They've Tried Everything

Nutrition plays a vital role in brain function and staying sharp into the golden years. Personally, my husband is going through medical school, which …

6 Simple Tips to Be More Mindful in Everyday Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As a psychiatrist and meditation practitioner, I work with many people who have heard of the benefits of meditation, and want to commit to a daily …

Mindfulness

What Does God Have to Do With It? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I was not raised with God. In fact, there was no mention of God in my life for the first 30 or so years and religion and church were only used in …

Faith

One Easily Overlooked Habit of Happy People | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles” – William Penn<p>I’m sure you must have come across …

The Fast-and-Furious Interval Routine

Get a full cardio workout in just 20 minutes<p>When you're short on time, your best bet for an efficient and effective workout is amping up the intensity of your slow-and-steady pace, which will burn more total calories each minute during your workout—and, some speculate, may also suppress your …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

Do You Have Healthy Boundaries?

How healthy are your boundaries? Maybe you think about this directly and often, maybe not. Boundaries weren't something I personally spent much time thinking about for many years. I've often related to the concept of boundaries in a negative way. Of course I've known they're important, especially …

Gratitude Is About the Future, Not the Past

When life's got you down, gratitude can seem like a chore. Sure, you'll go through the motions and say the right things -- you'll thank people for help they've provided or try to muster a sense of thanks that things aren't worse. But you might not truly feel grateful in your heart. It can be like …

Reframing Relationship Fear: Living and Loving in the Moment

I spent a lot of my 20s trying to imagine what love would feel like. I watched movies about love, read books about love -- and even wrote my own version of what I pictured the experience would be like. And as a 30-year-old woman, I have been in more than enough relationships. And in each one, I …