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via Big Think by Philip Perry  There are many points of view on what exactly happiness is. Is it being successful, having close friends and a loving family, long stretches of contentment, or reaching your own life goals? If you define it as contentment with life,...

At this time of year many of us turn our attention to setting new goals for the new year. This is a great idea, as we know that having something to look forward to, working towards meaningful accomplishments and ultimately achievement all contribute to happiness. And who...

Defence mechanisms can protect us against psychological harm. Which is a good thing - and which can allow us to enjoy more happiness. But some defence mechanisms can backfire; causing more harm than good. Which is not such a good thing - and which can detract from our...

I've written before about how important it is to build mental strength. We won't be happy all the time and things don't go right for us all the time so for more happiness and success in life, mental strength is so important. But real happiness isn't all...

via Entrepreneur by Rose Leadem Happiness, anger, depression, anxiety, excitement -- we’ve all experienced each of these emotions before. It’s part of the human condition and how we’re wired. But if we had the option to feel happy 24/7, most of us would probably choose it. Unfortunately,...

Happiness involves fun. But real happiness also involves meaning and purpose. The good news for those of us seeking to create more happiness is that we can have both...