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Happiness comes from many things. Happiness comes from pleasure and gratitude; relationships and altruism; doing good and achieving well. In fact, one of the strongest contributors to happiness is success and accomplishment (although it can also be said that happiness contributes to success). So if...

I've said it before and I'll say it again, happiness means different things to different people. Although there are some similarities, everyone's definition of happiness will be slightly, or in some cases significantly different. Accordingly, living a happy life will look different for different people;...

via Eric Barker Last year Cal Newport convinced 1600 people to completely change their lives. He asked them to take a 30-day break from the optional technologies in their lives. Unless not using it would get you fired, divorced, or cause the people you love to spontaneously...

Happiness is feeling good when things are good. But happiness is also managing your moods when things aren't so good. Happiness is the "health" that's in mental health; and happiness is the response to mental illness. These ways of thinking about mental health and ill-health should...

Life's far too important to take too seriously. Happiness is about working towards and achieving meaningful goals. But happiness is also about fun and play, relaxation and recuperation. One of the activity types too many of us ignore when it comes to happiness is ...

via Wired By DAPHNE LEPRINCE-RINGUET Want to be happy? Don't be a gardener. Or so the oddball logic goes. When I was in secondary school, a career counselor came into my class one afternoon and asked if any of us 14-year-olds knew what we wanted to do...

When I talk and write about happiness, I'm mostly coming from a Positive Psychology perspective. That is, the science of thriving and flourishing. But there's much that overlaps with Buddhism and other, related, Eastern Philosophies. Buddhism has had much to say about happiness AND NOTABLY, much of it...

To enjoy happiness, we need to keep healthy. To enjoy happiness, we need to look after our bodies; AND our brains. Brain health is a relatively new area of study but some of the findings are proving to be fascinating and potentially very important...