Lili Natsuda

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Choosing Happiness

Happiness -- such an elusive word with a variety of individual definitions. Lately, I have been thinking about my own. Specifically, I find it a frequent thought as I look into further growing my business. Each conversation I have with advisors and trusted friends on the subject has left me with a …

Happiness Is an Activity

Research shows that pursuing happiness leads not only to happiness itself, but also to success, according to Shawn Achor, author of <i>The Happiness Advantage</i>. Cultivating a positive mindset can boost well-being and improve creativity. People who cultivate a positive mind-set perform better in the face …

5 Powerful Exercises You Can Do Today to Become a Happier Person

Increase your long-term happiness with these simple, short-term actions.<p>Happiness. Such a simple word. Such an important word. Happiness matters for everyone, even if what it means varies from person to person. Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency …

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How Low Expectations Can Make You Happy

No one has ever asked me what my secret to a happy life is, but if they do, I have my answer ready: low expectations.<p>The beauty of electronic communication, texting especially, is in the inherent low expectations. No one expects poetry or even a complete sentence. Or even a coherent thought. Or …

Amelia Freer: Can we eat ourselves happy?

Happiness is the holy grail of modern living. To reach it, we’re willing to spend time and money on everything from mindfulness apps to adult colouring books (which are both great, by the way). But an easier route may be found via food.<p>There’s a strong and proven link between the foods we eat and …

5 Steps for Moving Forward in Spite of Regrets

I do not believe in the saying, “Live your life with no regrets.” I don’t think having regrets is good; I think trying to live your life with no …

How to Embark on the 3 Paths to Happiness

<i>“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”</i> – Howard …

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Happy, lasting relationships rely on something way more important than marriage

A friend who knows I'm in a long-term relationship recently sent me a New York Times' opinion piece titled "13 Questions To Ask Before Getting Married." What she probably doesn't know is that she sent me on an entirely different research mission: to see what we know about the effect marriage …