Could the difference between happiness and unhappiness just be the way that you think? Even the words you use could be making a difference! Expert Todd Stone shares his secrets to happiness: bring your happiness level "up to 11" (or even 12)!
Once again Denmark comes out on top as being home to the happiest people in the world. According to new research, the reason behind their happiness has to do with their genetics. They have a certain version of a gene that influences brain levels of the mood chemical serotonin. But if your DNA is far from being Danish, don't worry — there's still hope. Try these 10 easy things that have been scientifically proven to make you happier.
Do you find yourself finding reasons not to do the things you love to do? Do you complain about not having time to do fun things, when you clearly have the time to do what's "important"? Whether you acknowledge it or not, you're your own happiness' worst enemy sometimes. These 7 rationalizations keep people from striving for their own happiness. Are you guilty of any of them?
Some people forget that keeping a lasting relationship all comes down to keeping those things you had at the beginning. The things that caused that relationship spark to grow can keep the fire going. Here are five important things to remember while maintaining your relationship that will lead to more years of happiness.
Being single isn't as bad as it's cracked up to be. If you have the right mindset, living single is actually a good thing. Learn here how to become single and happy.
It's science: your healthy relationship is transforming your brain. From boosting happiness to making you less judgmental, here's how head-over-heels alters you.
A new study of newlyweds found that the satisfaction within a relationship is greatly dependent upon this unexpected thing.
It's science! These five online classes prove that a smile can go a long way.
It is our constitutional right to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Now, if only this came with a specific set of instructions. I’m fairly certain that our fore-fathers long ago wrote these words with the best of intentions. I have a feeling they may have been happier then we are today even while living in world without TVs, computers and smart phones. The pursuit of happiness concept can seem a bit tricky.
“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln If you’re anything like me, whenever you’ve heard or read this quotation, you’ve done some sort of eye roll, “yeah, whatevs Abe,” followed by some deeper pondering of the veracity of such a bold statement. Can I really choose to be happy? I thought I was choosing to be happy, it’s just that…well, I’m not, so what gives?
So often singles receive censure and criticism, but this dating expert Dr. Karin Anderson lists the 5 things singles are doing correctly.
As I parked my car and started walking down the sidewalk towards the new church my friend recommended on Easter Sunday I found myself immediately going into judgment- ugh, church in an industrial park? The people here don’t look like “my peeps”. It doesn’t have that “feeling” that makes me comfortable blah, blah, blah. Have you ever done that? Before giving someone or something a chance gone straight into judgment?
Happiness experts uniformly suggest that curiosity and challenges, with their associated discomfort, enrich our lives. Challenges are different for everyone. Consider how you might bring a little positive discomfort into your life. Dr. Judith Tutin offers ten tips to stepping out of your comfort zone.