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There’s an unfortunate reason why happiness is often elusive -- our brains simply aren’t wired that way. Instead, our brains have evolved ...

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20 Secrets to Living a Happier Life

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How do we find more joy in our life ? Like anything else, it takes practice to cultivate ongoing happiness. In a sense, we have to reset our ba...

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To find long-term happiness, you need to retrain your brain from a negative mindset to a positive mindset. Try these things: Spend

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Life is full of ups and downs, but in between we have a lot of little victories that go unnoticed. Take a moment to celebrate these small wins ...

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Work takes up a lot of our day, but it shouldn’t be the only thing we do. It’s important to pursue activities and interests beyond our job. Do you have a hobby? Are you spending

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Mindfulness mediation works by bringing your awareness and attention to the present moment. It’s about being nonjudgmental and accepting how you are feeling. Practicing 

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You may think of artists as being moody and depressed, but studies show that engaging in creative activities on a regular basis a...

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Many of us strive for perfection -- we desire to push ourselves to be our best. But in order to be truly happy, you must

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It’s pretty hard to maintain happiness if you hate your job. Don’t waste the best years of your life in a 

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It’s tempting to believe that the more money you have, the happier you’ll be. But the reality is, it’s how you spend your money that helps ...

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Our thoughts and feelings often revolve around the past or the future. Reality is what you are experiencing in this very moment; what you are going through right now. Sometimes we want to escape th...

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Find ways to cultivate gratitude on a daily basis. Giving thanks and being grateful for all you have will make you happier and more content. Gratitude is a 

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Be generous with your time and your money. Give to others in need. Give to those you love and care for. Those who give back have a ...

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It’s hard to feel happy if you are bored or feeling blah about life. Part of feeling happy is feeling stimulated, interested and a little surprised by life. So surprise yourself by setting goals ou...

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Listening to music lifts our spirits. It makes us feel better, in part because listening to music causes our brains to release dopamine, a neurochemical connected to pleasure and reward. Those who ...

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One of the best things you can do to boost your happiness is to just be yourself. That means not being dependent on the approval of others, but 

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Happiness, love, friendship and community go hand in hand. As humans, we have a fundamental need to interact and connect with others. We naturally seek our

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Stop comparing yourself to everyone around you. Most importantly, stop comparing y...

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Constantly worrying about everything creates toxic anxiety, where your mind is steeped in negative, spiraling thoughts. Worries plague your mind and make you afraid and apprehensive about things yo...

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Ever hang out with a gloomy person and leave feeling bummed? That’s because moods can be contagious. It turns out that feelings can be transferred from one person to another, and the more we share ...

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Some researchers believe that today’s ultra-wired generation is actually suffering from a nature-deficit disorder. Studies have shown that the more time we spend in nature, and the more we relate t...

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Why do we love all things retro? Perhaps because nostalgia makes us happy. Nostalgic feelings, or 

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