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, sincerely, even when life doesn’t go as planned or meet our expectations. We can experience happiness or crappiness depending on how we choose to experience our experiences; let this be a message to renew your vows to see things differently.
Science shows (and experience knows) that gratitude delivers both subtle and profound benefits to our doorstep; with an appreciative glance, life opens up in many meaningful ways. In the spirit of giving thanks for the multitude of blessings and lessons in life, here are 11 of my happiest benefits of gratitude worth celebrating.
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, like all emotions, have their purpose. Positive emotions tend to support our highest evolution as a compassionate, successful, and healthy individual. 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 truly live all the days of […]