Today is the day to stop waiting for happiness to come in any form other than your presence in this moment. Now is the time to stop waiting for the perfect moment and instead choose to enjoy the journey. After all, outcomes aren’t the only source of happiness; the process of working towards the outcome […]
There’s likely more than one key to happiness. Experience and research has taught us that there are a handful of tried-and-true ways to be happier human beings on a day-to-day basis. This post explores seven concepts and practices that may help you unlock the gates and step into a deeper state of joy today.
The benefits of nature are far-reaching, having a profound impact on our brains, bodies, and behaviors. This post is a dedication to two of the ways in which Mother Nature nurtures our experience as human beings. I hope it inspires you to step outside and remember what it’s like to feel truly, deeply alive.
There are so many reasons to smile and so many ways to be happy, even when life doesn’t go as planned. You can experience happiness or crappiness depending on how you choose to experience your experiences.
Science shows (and experience knows) that gratitude has its benefits. In the spirit of giving thanks for the multitude of blessings/lessons in life, here are 11 happy benefits of gratitude worth smiling about.
This well-being theory, otherwise known as PERMA, is a revamped version of the happiness theory presented by leading positive psychologist Martin Seligman. For me (and I hope this for you), the goal is not merely to make it through life, but to flourish.
Music has the power to move us profoundly, on the deepest level of our being. Science supports what we’ve instinctively known to be true for so long: that the benefits of music are real, they are prevalent, and they’re worth noting.
Negative emotions have their purpose. Positive emotions have their purpose. Today, let’s focus on the positive aspect of the emotional terrain that we navigate each day; let’s engage the power of positive thinking so we can live long, full lives.
In an effort to better define and measure true, authentic happiness, we can look at three “kinds of happiness” studied by Positive Psychology experts.
Happiness is a practice that requires our loving devotion. If you want to know how to be happy, you must know patience and persistence. You must understand how to enjoy the journey without getting lost in the glamour of the end result.