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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

17 Ways to Get Back to Being Happy

Photo: Pond5<p>Whether you wake up on the right side of the bed every morning, or you’re known as the “Debbie Downer” in your group of friends, feeling …

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Which states drink the most (and least) beer?

Think you’re the only one who likes to crack open a cold one every day? Think again.<p>More than 99 million Americans regularly drink beer and last year drinking-aged Americans consumed an average of one beer per day, making beer America’s top choice drink over wine and hard liquor.<p>According to an …

Cheating Husbands' Favorite Beer Revealed

According to a new survey, your husband's favorite beer may indicate whether or not he'll stay faithful. Yes, you read that right.<p>Illicit Encounters, a U.K.-based dating site for people looking to cheat, surveyed their members and found that Guinness is the beer preferred most by cheating men. …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

Tidy or Messy Environment Can Impact Decisions and Behavior, Study Says

Here's a toast to the slob in the office, the gal with so much junk on her desk she can't find her telephone. All that clutter may be part of the …

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> …

4 Reasons to Stop Beating Yourself Up

We all get down on ourselves once in a while. It is a natural human instinct and can serve as a good motivation booster. Unfortunately, there are …