Author: Dr Happy

via Eric Barker Do your friends sometimes disappoint you? Ever feel like there is something missing in your relationships?  You’re not alone. Tom Rath and the Gallup organization discovered something interesting: the vast majority of the time, no one pal offers you everything you need from your...

via Inc.com by Jory MacKay According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit. That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the work and been diligent about building...

via the Huffington Post by James McRae The average person thinks between 50,000-70,000 thoughts per day. These thoughts range from the mundane — I need to buy milk, to the significant — I love you, to the self-destructive — I’m not good enough. In the moment, our thinking seems logical....

via Forbes.com by Kevin Kruse What’s holding you back from happiness? Identifying whether or not you are happy is simple enough. Understanding why and what to do about it is another story altogether. Through work and life we often delay making changes we think would make us...

Every parent wants their kids to be happy. But should happiness really be the primary goal of child-rearing? Happiness is not a bad thing; but it's arguably less important than grit or resilience or some other lesser-known constructs. So if you're a parent, by all means help your...

It's hard to be happy if you're stressed and worried. Happiness, then, depends at least in part on managing stress and anxiety. And more happiness is possible; if one learns to flip the switch on stress...

Happiness is about building positive relationships. Happiness is about being kind. Happiness is about being considerate. Here are 8 habits of considerate people...

Happiness is not selfishness. But happiness does require taking care of oneself. So for more happiness and balance in your life, check out these 9 self-care tips...