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Smile At Your Partner: Study Confirms Happiness Is Contagious!

It looks like Bobby McFerrin was right when he sang, "don't worry be happy." According to a study published in Statistics in Medicine and conducted at Harvard University and the University of California, happiness is contagious.

How to be Happy Again After Your Partner’s Affair
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How to be Happy Again After Your Partner’s Affair

Is it even possible? You probably vividly remember the day, the hour, the very moment when you discovered that your partner was having an affair. You opened an email, looked at a text on his phone or caught her with someone else and it crushed you. From that point on, the question at the back of your mind has been... Is it even possible for us to be happy together again?

The Surprising Reason Why Your Front Door is Key to a Happy Home
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The Surprising Reason Why Your Front Door is Key to a Happy Home

The Surprising Reason Why Your Front Door is The Most Important Part of Your Home Want to know why the front door is the most important part of your home? It’s because the front door is the ‘mouth’ of your home. Did I really say that? Yup, I did! And, funnily enough, in my head I can just hear my 4 your old boy, Judah laughing and saying to me "The house doesn’t have a mouth, silly".

Attract a Quality Person By Being a Quality Single
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Attract a Quality Person By Being a Quality Single

Stereotypes of singles and those using online dating services are abound, but the reality is that many quality people are looking for love in cyberspace. How do you find one of these people? By becoming one yourself, of course! Relationship scholars know that shared characteristics are key to attraction, so if you want to find a well-adjusted, healthy, optimistic partner, you’ll want to develop those characteristics in yourself. Your grandmother was right: Misery attracts misery and happy attracts happy.

Are You On A Pursuit Of Happiness?
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Are You On A Pursuit Of Happiness?

To what lengths would you go to be happy? Would you be willing to create a diary, track your progress and chart its growth? One person has. Artistically creative and equally brilliant graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister has invested a decade in purposefully increasing happiness in his life. This work is now a work of art known as The Happy Show. Combining self research of using mediation, therapy and mind altering drugs, Sagemeister has created a work of art that embodies his personal experiences during his pursuit of happiness. 

Are You Drawn To The Fixer-Upper?
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Are You Drawn To The Fixer-Upper?

Do you find yourself very often inexplicably drawn to a project guy – a guy with some serious personal problems, emotional, financial, or physical, that you think you can help? Maybe it's the guy that just can't seem to hold a job, or the guy who drinks too much or has drug dependencies. The end result is that you typically find yourself in a relationship where you are caretaking for a partner, and feeling responsible for his wellbeing in one or more areas of his life. You may even be enabling his dependencies without even realizing it.

4 Sugary Sweets & 4 Bah Humbugs of Gift Card Giving
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4 Sugary Sweets & 4 Bah Humbugs of Gift Card Giving

Remember the last time you were carded? Stop. We mean gift-carded! Most people in this land of plastic have either given or received at least one gift card. The National Retail Federation reports that 6 of 10 consumers say “they’d like to receive gift cards this year.” The to-give-or-not-to-give debate rages on, but all of The 5 Money Personalities™ may benefit from buying gift cards for others.  The Flyer c

1 Awesome New Habit to Adopt for the Holidays
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1 Awesome New Habit to Adopt for the Holidays

With the holidays upon us and it being a time when we get together with family and friends, I wanted to give you a way in which you can easily make other people's lives work and your own in the process. It is something that you might want to begin now and continue on a long-term basis, and that is to become a matchmaker.