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You Don't Have to Be Rich to Retire Happy (In Fact, Far From It)

We all hope to "retire" someday.<p>(Why did I put "retire" in quotes? Because most of us don't want the freedom to sit around and do nothing -- instead we hope to have the freedom to do more of what we want to do and less of what we have to do.)<p>Does that sound like a happy retirement? Of course it …

Guilty of Self-Sabotage? Find Your 'Happy' Again By Ditching the Drama and Spreading the Love

For many of us, our goal is to simply be happy and share that contentment and happiness with others. Seems easy enough, right? So how do we get off track so quickly with even the best intentions in mind?<p>The answer may be more personal than we think. You see, when we get fed up with drama or …

Not feeling the world's happiest playlist? Try these beautifully sad songs instead

LONDON — The United Nation's International Day of Happiness is an admirable affair, and playlists of joyful tunes can work wonders on your soul — but …

10 Happiness Lessons We Can Learn From the Ancient Greeks

The ancient Greeks have much to teach us about life and how to live it in a conscious, joyous and peaceful way. Below are 10 philosophies I learned from the ancient Greeks that have provided me with the courage and strength to live my best authentic life. They've also provided me with the tools to …

10 Facts That Prove Helping Others Is A Key To Achieving Happiness

When you do good for others, the recipients of your kindness aren't the only ones reaping the benefits. There are a ton of perks in it for you, too.<p>This year's International Day of Happiness falls on March 20. To honor the cheery holiday, we've brought you 10 ways helping others can put a smile on …

An Explorer's Lessons On Happiness, Photography, And Greeting Whales

"People joke that I went straight from the ocean into the air and skipped land," Eric Cheng says. But the joke isn't totally accurate.<p>Land is where Cheng obtained his two computer science degrees at Stanford, and where he trained as a concert cellist. It's where he developed a passion for pursuits …

10 ways to get happy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Happy people don't sit around waiting for good vibes to happen to them.<p>Whatever makes them happy, they go for it, said Sonja Lyubomirsky, a psychology professor at the University of California, Riverside and author of "The Myth of Happiness."<p>"Happy people don't sit around," Lyubomirsky …

7 Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes That Just Might Change Your Life

Steve Jobs didn't just leave a legacy of great products. He also shared ideas that continue to inspire and motivate.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>"I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure</b> …

6 Ways To Find Lasting Happiness After 50

After turning 50, we want to do everything we can to stay healthy, active and strong. After all, with at least 30 years more ahead of us, the investments that we make now will make all the difference in the future.<p>We all know that starting weight training or taking up a sport can make a significant …

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Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …