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25 Easy Ways to Make Someone Happy Today

We live in an "all about me" world these days, and it's easy to get caught up in ourselves without any regard for those around us. Let's change that. …

Making Good Use of Your Suffering

If you take a look at any social media feed, you will most likely be met with an abundance of posts detailing daily successes and photos of smiling faces. There's nothing wrong with sharing good times and happy moments, but social media has allowed us to portray our lives devoid of nearly any …

Stop Overdosing on Celebrity Gossip, the News, and Low-Quality Information

How much time do you spend consuming information that you have no intention of taking action on or that you don't care deeply about?<p>For example: the nightly news cycle of local crimes, the endless stream of Facebook and Twitter updates, celebrity gossip, reality TV shows, BuzzFeed articles. The …

Celebrity Gossip

15 Ways to Change Your Thoughts and Transform Your Life

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale<p>The nature of our thoughts determines the quality of our life whether it is …

Simple Tips for a Happy Relationship

<b>1. Try something new together.</b><p>Be creative and find new and interesting things to do together. Though it takes a little energy, the rewards are worth it. Preferably choose something that neither of you have ever tried. This adds to the relationship, the fun of exploring new things together.<p>These are …

Comedy

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

How to Heal Relationships: What's Love and Communication Got to Do With It? Part One

Truly loving, nurturing and sustainable relationships are not happening for a great many of us. The reasons for this have to do with our ego getting in the way, with our unwillingness to be more thoughtful, tolerant and considerate, with our unwillingness to rise above the battlefield, to release …

Positive Thinking

7 Ways to Let Go and Watch Your Life Flourish

<i>By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.</i> -Lao Tzu<p>So …

Happiness

Stop Being Hard on Yourself: 5 Tips for Learning Life Lessons

<b>“When we can no longer change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” ~Viktor Frankl</b><p>I learned a big lesson this week. It’s been a …

Why You Aren't Happy Right Now (And the Simple Fix)

Have you found yourself feeling like certain life circumstances outside your control are holding you back from truly being happy and having it all? If only you had a 9-5 job you would be happy, or if only you had a spouse, or could get pregnant, or made more money, or had more vacation time, THEN …

Happiness

The US professionals quitting the rat race to become farmers

<b>Farming has always been a hard way to make a living.</b><p>Now, a small but - anecdotally - growing group of Americans are leaving the structure and security of an office job for the gruelling, yet rewarding work of earning money from the land.<p>Some want to be a part of improving the food supply for …

Farming

To Go from Big Data to Big Insight, Start with a Visual

Although data visualization has produced some of the most captivating artistic displays in recent memory, some of which have found their way into exhibits at the New York Museum of Modern Art and countless art installations around the world, business leaders are asking: is data visualization …

Why I Left Google

Thoughts on trading in pride and security for authenticity<p>‘It takes courage to grow up and be who you really are.’ — e.e. cummings<p>About 6 months ago, …

From $1,000 a Night, to $1,000 a Month

In February of this year, my husband and I quit our well-paid and exciting jobs, left California and the company we helped build, and set off to travel the world. Our goal: live on $1,000 (each) a month.<p>This isn't a particularly difficult thing to do if you don't <b>do</b> much, but we had big plans. We …

What you need to give up if you want to be happy

So how to clear the slate? Here are 10 things you'll need to give up in exchange for your happiness.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Give up caring about what other people think of</b> …

Happiness

12 Stupid Things People Care About Way Too Much

What would a month in blogging be without yet another obligatory “X Things that Blah Blah Blah” post for all of you and your friends to share? …

Sam Harris - It Is Always Now

6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal

There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, …

Create Your Daily Personal Growth and Development Schedule

There are seven personal growth disciplines you must develop if you want to achieve all that is possible for you. You can learn these high value …

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

By Charles Day9 minute Read<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are …

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I See Beauty in Everything

I used to wake up in the morning feeling tired. Already bored with the day in front of me. Bitter that life was not moving in the “right direction.” …

5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship Right Now!

All relationships — even the best ones — require continuous care and hard work. But that doesn’t necessarily mean taking big actions or making …

Facing Emotional Pain? Four Ways to Get the Help you Need

Emotional hurt is as painful as a physical wound. If left unresolved, the hurt can show up in the body as other ailments. Men and women deal with …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

8 Keys to Creating a Loving, Joyful Relationship

Do you believe that if you have to work on a relationship, it's not the right relationship for you? Having worked with couples for 45 years, I can tell you without a doubt that this is NOT true!<p>However, "working on a relationship," doesn't mean that it has to be hard. It primarily means that you …

Safe-Space

Why Productive People Take Better Notes

If you can’t recall what you had for lunch, why do you think you’ll remember what your mentor just said?<p>In a recent blog post, entrepreneur-author Ben Casnocha relayed this reality check: that as Mark Zuckerberg was sharing lessons from Facebook’s rise to a room full of hard-hustling Silicon Valley …

The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational

The human brain is capable of 1016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any computer currently in existence. But that doesn't …

Critical Thinking

How to Find Happiness by Creating Your Own "Happy"

<i>Last month, Greatist asked our readers to respond to the prompt: "How do you find happiness?"</i> <i>Entries for the writing contest poured in, and we were</i> …

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