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via the Greater Good by Jill Suttie Can religious faith make you happier? It’s a question that has plagued happiness scientists. While it makes sense that religion could bring meaning to people’s lives, meaning is not necessarily the same as happiness—even if it provides us with other benefits. In addition, being...

via Tim Chester How different is the aloha spirit from joie de vivre? This global primer will help you find joy in any language. Happiness. Contentment. Joy. We all know what it means, and how it feels—not to mention how it doesn’t (hi, 2020!). But how to...

via Psychology Today by Tonya Lester Several years back, a friend relocated from New York City to Portland, Oregon, with her young family. They left for all the reasons everyone moves from NYC—reasons like a chance to own a house with a yard and to have...

via the Guardian by Helen Russell itting in a corner sobbing may not be everyone’s idea of a great start to the year, but learning how to feel your sad emotions could be the key to a happier 2021. People who cry typically experience fewer “negative...

via Psychology Today by Bryan Robinson It’s not accidental that some people are happier and more successful than others. What are they doing that separates them from the pack? They make resilience and well-being top priorities.  A Winning Frame of Mind Michele Sullivan, former president of the Caterpillar Foundation,...

via TED Ideas by Cleo Wade This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. People will tell you to find your purpose. They will...

via Thrive Global by Josue Arteaga We all wish to be the best, but most people ponder if becoming a better person is an actual possibility once we touch adulthood. Unquestionably, the answer is yes! Throughout your life, you will have specific universal ambitions that you hope...

via PopSci by Rachel Feltman Every new year brings expectations for change and resolutions for better behavior. Perhaps you’ve promised yourself you’ll spend the next few weeks changing your dietary habits, or solidifying a daily gym routine. Last year I channeled my resolution-related energy into forgiving someone who...