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.
It’s the perfect day to generate more happiness, more creativity, more productivity, and more of everything good—at work, and everywhere you go. For if any of us truly want to have a good day at work on a regular basis, we must learn to bring the joy and light with us.
Turning to junk food when we’re stressed out is easy, but it’s also counterproductive and leads us into a downward stress spiral. Try incorporating these foods for stress relief into your diet, and spark a positive, upward spiral.
Committing to a daily meditation practice is the ultimate challenge. That’s why I love the idea of a one-minute mindfulness meditation: you can practice anywhere, anytime.
The habits of happy people are accessible to us all, because happiness is a practice. The destination we seek is the journey itself, and so our joy dwells in the things we do every single day.
I love jojoba and it’s something I use every single day to keep my skin happy. Here are a handful of healthful recipes that tout the many jojoba oil uses.
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.
A happiness journal takes the small day-to-day moments in life and turns them into something to be cherished and remembered. Journaling your joys is a magnificent and powerful way to train your brain to savor life’s beauty, and prioritize positive energy.
Fear-based beliefs keep us stuck and programmed. Using your imagination, you can interrupt negative patterns and transcend the stories that have held you back from living in peace and happiness. This brain training exercise can help you choose peace instead of stress.
Our relationship with nature is only, well, natural. We are intimately connected to Mother Nature, and going outside reminds us that we’re part of something much greater than ourselves, which is both humbling and enlightening.