Happiness

What Gives Men Unrivalled Character & How To Get It

Universal appeal can’t be bought, only bred.<p>Winston Churchill said, “A man does what he must – in spite of personal consequences, in spite of …

Self-improvement

7 things you can do if you think your partner is unhappy

Create a safe environment for them to share.<p>"While we can’t ever make our partner feel any one way or another, we can certainly support them if we notice they are feeling unhappy," says relationship coach Tara Caffelle, "as it most surely will be impacting our lives, as well."<p>Here are 7 things you …

Marriage

4 ways to resist distraction and focus at work

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

Self-help

10 Small Things Successful People Do Every Day

The most successful people know to succeed you must take small action daily to have big wins.Every day, we're surrounded by life lessons--little self-contained bits of truth that can help each of us to be a more successful manager, <b>a greater boss, a superior leader, a better person.</b>It's easy to …

Self-improvement

Money really can buy happiness, say scientists

It is said that money cannot buy happiness, but according to scientists, it depends what you spend it on.<p>New research suggests that using money to buy more free time - such as paying for a cleaner or cook to take the daily chores off your hands - does actually improve well-being.<p>In contrast, …

Research

One surprising way money can buy happiness, according to scientists

If you were given $40 on the condition that you had to spend it on something that would make you really happy, what would you do with the money? Some people might go shopping, others would treat themselves to dinner or a movie, a few might even donate to cause. But what about using that $40 to buy …

UCLA

Yes, you can buy happiness _ if you spend it to save time

WASHINGTON (AP) — New research finds you can buy happiness, especially if you spend it to save yourself time.<p>Scientists surveyed people in four countries and found that people who doled out cash to save them time — like housekeeping and grocery delivery services — were a little bit happier than …

National Academy of Sciences

This former bodybuilder's photo of herself after gaining 25 lbs. has a beautiful, body-positive message

Having chiseled abs isn’t always worth it. That’s according to Jolene Jones, a former bodybuilder, who has recently learned what works best for her …

Fitness

Buying happiness might be as simple as paying for spare time

A new study suggests spending money on time-saving services might give you more joy. Video provided by Newsy Newslook

Money

Listen to Eps. 81 - Jerk On A Plane | The Secret To Success with CJ & Eric Thomas | Inspiration | Personal Development | Success | Podcasts

The guys have an eventful fun filled weekend. Karl and his family took a trip up north for the first time, CJ and his family hung out in Michigan for …

Self-improvement

Why Being Average Might Just Be the Secret to True Happiness and Success

So long as you surround yourself with people way better than you<p>Motivational speaker Jim Rohn once said that you become the average of the five people you most associate with. Makes sense if you think about the law of averages.<p>Since then, everyone from Tony Robbins to Tim Ferriss has repeated this …

Success

Read Bindi Irwin's Boyfriend Chandler Powell's Loving Birthday Tribute: 'Every Day I Aspire to Be More Like You'

Happy birthday, Bindi Irwin!<p>The daughter of the late Steve Irwin turns 19 on Monday, but her longtime boyfriend Chandler Powell took to Instagram to …

5 Ways Busy, Ambitious Professionals Can Build the Habit of Self-Awareness

Being self-aware is the first step to truly mastering your life. Take the brief quiz I developed and see how your words and actions impact others.<p>In today's hectic world, taking the time to ask yourself, "Who am I?" and even more so, "Who am I in relationship to those around me?" often gets put on …

Self-awareness

This Is the Easiest Way to Solve Disagreements About Money

Most couples are delighted when they come into a windfall of cash, or decide it's time for a spending splurge — right up until they start arguing …

Mathematics

7 Feng Shui Tips for A Happy Home

We tend to do a lot of de-cluttering and cleaning at the beginning of spring to bring in fresh feng shui energy. It comes as a given. However, if you …

Home Decorating

Nervous About Taking Time Off This Summer? Here's How to Make Your Boss Happy to Grant Your Request

Don't be afraid to take time away from work. Here's how to make your company happy about your vacation.<p>With paid time off, there are no hard-and-fast rules. Some companies split vacation, sick and personal time, while others have one set of days they give you to rest, recharge and get stuff done in …

Work-life Balance

The Kindr App Wants To Make You Happy And Nice

<b>Announcement: the Curiosity Podcast is finally here! Subscribe on iTunes here, Google Play Music here and add the RSS feed to your favorite podcast</b> …

University of California

According To Science This 5 Second Rule Will Make You Stop Procrastinating

How to use neuroscience to beat procrastination and have more time for what really matters.<p>I've been meaning to write this column for some time. The reason I'm finally getting to it is because it's an excuse to avoid doing something else.<p>Let's face it, few of us, if we're honest, wouldn't confess …

Procrastination

Most people think about success all wrong — because they won't accept a brutal truth

Imagine the looks on people's faces when someone says, "You don't need to buy a lighter bike. You'd be a lot better off if you lost 10 or 20 pounds."<p>(We'll get back to that lovely little scene in a moment.)<p>Many people feel that buying something new — new technology, new devices, new systems, new …

Self-improvement

40 Quotes that Will Calm Your Mind When You’re at a Crossroads

It happens to all of us gradually as we live and grow. We discover more about who we are and the way life really is, and then we realize there are …

Mindfulness

3 important life skills nobody ever taught you

Imagine for a second that I'm your father. I know that may bring up all sorts of awkward and unpleasant connotations, but stay with me here — and until we're done, just call me "Dad."<p>Now, let's pretend that we're having one of those intimate heart-to-heart conversations that we all ideally imagine …

Self-improvement

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

Self-help

5 Proven Tips To Be Happier At Work

We spend majority of our lives working, so it makes sense to choose a job that brings us some level of happiness. However, over 50% of Americans claim they feel unhappy at work.<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>Unhappiness at work can lead to a lack of focus, and can impact productivity and make it harder to …

Work-life Balance

8 Reasons Why It's So Hard To Really Change Your Behavior

Source: Wikipedia<p>Changing our behavior is a self-engineering challenge with few equals. I’m talking about long-term, sustained change, not short-run …

Self-improvement

How to raise an optimistic human in a pessimistic world

Show kids that the tools for a positive outlook are well within their reach<p>If you’re raising kids today, it can be easy to focus on the negative. And it’s no wonder: Thanks to the 24-hour news cycle, social media, cell phone notifications — and even sources you wouldn’t expect, like Instagram and …

Parenting

Why Parenting Needs Positive Thinking

Let's get this over and done with.<p>Parenting is hard. I know. I've been there and I'm still there. I'm talking about the early (and not so early) days when you would willingly palm your precious bundle off to the postman, the bus driver, a neighbour, the guy on the doorstep offering to replace your …

Parenting

This Pentagon-approved PTSD treatment may surprise you.

The David Lynch Foundation<p>Mary-Ann Rich rises at precisely 4:45 every morning. After feeding her cat, she returns to bed and rests with her back …

Mindfulness

This Is When You Reach Peak Happiness on Vacation, Says a Psychologist

If you were to describe your dream getaway, chances are you'd opt for more days vacationing rather than fewer. But it turns out there actually is a …

Psychology

50 Ways To Live On Your Own Terms

<b>1. Stop consuming caffeine</b><p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is, they really don’t. Actually, we’ve become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we’re off it, we under perform and become incapable.<p>Isn’t this absurd?<p>In his …

Motivation

If You Don’t Believe In Setting Goals, It’s Because You Don’t Know How To Do It

I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn’t matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of …

Self-improvement