Happiness is not selfishness.
But happiness isn't sustainable if we don't take care of ourselves.
So if you're putting the happiness of others first, and burning out yourself, then read on for some helpful tips...
via Psychology Today by Ryan Niemiec
When it comes to boosting well-being, researchers in positive psychology(link is external) and related fields have plenty to say. Some exercises get all the attention (e.g., mindfulness, loving-kindness meditation) and some get little attention. I plan to talk about both. This week I’ll share...
Happiness is many things to many people.
But in one way or other, happiness (for all of us) includes the extent to which we're satisfied with the people in our lives.
So if you want to be happier; here's how you can improve the quality of your...
via Psychology Today by Grant Hilary Brenner
For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.
Gratitude, day-to-day variations and consistency over time.
Previous research on the positive effects of gratitude has shown...
via the Ladders by Lolly Daskal
There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A wise friend replies, “And how old will you be in seven...
Happiness is at least two things.
Happiness is the experience of positive emotions and experiences.
Happiness is also the experience of minimal negative emotions and experiences.
It goes without saying, that too much overwhelming stress is not compatible with happiness; so here are some great tips for those...
It's hard to feel happy if you think the world is falling apart around you.
And sometimes, especially if you watch the news, it can feel like everything is doom and gloom!
Which makes happiness VERY hard to enjoy.
But the world isn't all bad; and we can...
I've studied and practiced psychology, in various forms, for approximately 25 years.
I've focused on Positive Psychology and happiness for the last 15 or so.
And if I've learned one thing about happiness and wellbeing, professionally and personally, it's that there is NOTHING without self-compassion.
Being kind to...
There's no doubt that the practice of mindfulness is inevitably helpful.
People who practice mindfulness mediation tend to be happier, healthier & even more productive.
But it's also well known that ...