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16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than Healthy Living Special News Bulletin-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the […]

Food, Health, and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life Reviews

9 Traps You Fall Into That Limit Your Happiness

Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness”—that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, and even bliss. Still, happiness can be a bit hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s […]

Hempseed Food, the Real Secret Ingredient for Health & Happiness

Hempseed Food, the Real Secret Ingredient for Health & Happiness Hempseed Food, the Real Secret Ingredient for Health & Happiness, includes up-to-date info on hempseed’s nutritional benefits, a history of Nature’s perfect food, and an analysis of the misguided “drug war” that has for too long kept hempseed foods marginal and little-known. Recipes start with […]

Ten Simple and Unexpected Ways to Boost Happiness

What are some small ways to boost happiness in everyday life? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Raj Raghunathan, Professor of marketing and happiness expert at UT Austin, on Quora: I once surveyed my students to make a list of […]

10 Powerful Ways To Create Your Own Happiness

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you. And let’s face it, happiness and work do not always go hand in hand. A […]

Three Prescriptions for Happiness

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Work, Happiness, and Unhappiness

Work, Happiness, and Unhappiness Award-winning psychologist Peter Warr explores why some people at work are happier or unhappier than others. He evaluates different approaches to the definition and assessment of happiness, and combines environmental and person-based themes to explain differences in people’s experience. A framework of key job characteristics is linked to an account of […]

Three Prescriptions for Happiness

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Experiments in Happiness: Meditation, One Month

Recap: My New Year’s resolution is to stop externalizing my happiness. This year, I’m focusing on my own behaviors and thought processes and experimenting with altering them–one per month–in order to become a more self-aware, self-assured person. You can access my Huffington Post archive here for past installments. You can also read the whole series […]

The Ultimate Key to Happiness (Unabridged)

The Ultimate Key to Happiness (Unabridged) Do you want to know how to be happy, all the time, no matter what’s going on around you? Sure you do. But before you can experience that, you must be able to answer 2 questions: What is happiness…really? How can you get from where you are now into […]

A Better Way To Pursue Happiness

This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. In November, GGSC is hosting a summit on Mindfulness and Well-Being at Work; find out more here. We all want to be happy. And science shows that happiness not only feels great but also predicts better physical […]

Gratitude: 3 Ways to Invite More Happiness Into Your Life

There are some days when gratitude is simple. Maybe you got a raise, had a great vacation, watched your kid star in a school play, and other amazing experiences. Those occasions are awesome! Then there are times when you have to struggle to find gratitude. When that new raise requires you to work some weekends, […]

5 Steps to Self-Mastery for Success and Happiness

Wealth, prestige, and power constitute the world standard for success. For some these prizes have come through hard work, for others through luck or inheritance. Yet none guarantee happiness. As the greatest measure of true and lasting success, happiness requires more, and self-mastery is the critical key. Looking deeper at what makes people genuinely happy, […]

Three Prescriptions for Happiness

Three Prescriptions for Happiness A pioneer in the personal growth field and a lifelong peace advocate, Ken Keyes, Jr., contracted polio at age 27 which confined him to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Yet he looked upon it as a blessing: I view my so-called ‘handicap’ as another gift my life has […]

Three Prescriptions for Happiness

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Three Prescriptions for Happiness

Three Prescriptions for Happiness A pioneer in the personal growth field and a lifelong peace advocate, Ken Keyes, Jr., contracted polio at age 27 which confined him to a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Yet he looked upon it as a blessing: I view my so-called ''handicap'' as another gift my life has […]

Happiness, Higher Education and the Pillars of Life

Posing at my alma mater Boston College Will an Ivy League degree — or even your next advanced degree — bring you happiness, satisfaction and personal success? I’m not sure if two recent trips around the northeast or August back-to-school fever prompted this question that beckoned a response. Surprisingly, within a 10-day time span, I’d […]

My Daily Vibe: Happiness vs. Joy

Happiness and joy may seem similar, but they are quite different. We may be happy if we get the promotion but feel joy when we spend time with a loved one. Thus, happiness depends on circumstance whereas joy on emotional well being. We live in a society that promotes happiness above all else. But happiness […]

Inspiring Words From The Psalms For Women: Reflections on God's Gift of Inner Beauty, Peace, and Happiness

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The Impact Adversity in Your Childhood Home Has on Your Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Happiness

Our founding fathers believed everyone was “endowed by our creator with certain unalienable rights; among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” This principle also applies to anyone who grew up facing adversity in their childhood home. But, while we may have been “endowed” with these rights at birth, the home we grow […]

Scientists Asked 650+ People, ‘What is Happiness?’ This Is How They Replied.

When philosophers try to answer the question: “What is a good life?”, it usually involves lots of alone time, thinking and meditating, hopefully with a pipe, a fireplace, or some nice mountain trails. Then the scientific method happened. With it, the emphasis shifted from within to without-from introspection and contemplation, to observation and sampling. So […]

Mindfulness in Your 20s: How to Use Gratitude As Fuel for Happiness

Plenty of research shows that gratitude is a key component of happiness. Even when practicing mindfulness, expressing loving-kindness to the world is an important step to a healthy mind. Taking time each day to fill up your tank with gratitude can be a useful way to travel through life. I’ll go first, then it’s your […]

An Epiphany and Finding Happiness After Death

Four months ago, my grandmother passed away. It was the first time I experienced the loss of a loved one, which is surprising considering that I am in my 40s. Death and all the feelings of mourning, sadness, and grieving that go along with it have eluded me for three decades, but the loss of […]

Tender Touch: Massaging Your Baby to Health and Happiness

Tender Touch: Massaging Your Baby to Health and Happiness Used – A chiropractic doctor who has treated thousands of babies and young children has written a hands-on guide to show parents how to perform simple massage techniques on their infant children to improve their emotional development, calm them, and treat specific conditions. Color photos. Price: […]

Honey: A Handbook for Home, Health & Happiness

Honey: A Handbook for Home, Health & Happiness Honey introduces us to the world of honey: The world of the hive; the history of honey; honey in cooking; the healing properties of honey; honey as a beauty treatment; the romantic side of honey; and honey in the arts. You will be amazed by the myriad […]

Honey: A Handbook for Home, Health and Happiness

Honey: A Handbook for Home, Health and Happiness Honey introduces us to the world of honey: The world of the hive; the history of honey; honey in cooking; the healing properties of honey; honey as a beauty treatment; the romantic side of honey; and honey in the arts. You will be amazed by the myriad […]

PLAY: The Direct Path to Health, Wealth and Happiness

Play is the HIGHEST form of research. — Albert Einstein Get serious. Focus. Do. Take care of business, life, everything. You have got this. YES, you do. YES you have amazing talents, gifts and brilliance to share with the world. You are doing it. AND, if you are ready for more fun along the way, […]

Brighter Baby: Boost Your Child's Intelligence, Health, And Happiness Through Infant Therapeutic Massage

Brighter Baby: Boost Your Child's Intelligence, Health, And Happiness Through Infant Therapeutic Massage Brenda Adderly, co-author of the bestselling The Arthritis Cure demonstrates how therapeutic baby massage–long known for its ability to improve bonding between parent and child–actually increases your baby''s IQ and measurably improves his or her physical health. List Price: Price:

One Word Could Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

By: Dr. Janxin Leu, director of product innovation at HopeLab Eudaimonia: If the word is new to you, it might sound like a style of electronic dance music or a pharmaceutical. No, eudaimonia can’t be downloaded from the cloud or packaged in a pill. But eudaimonia is a remarkable type of experience that can improve […]

Comedian D.L. Hughley on Finding Happiness | Where Are They Now? | OWN

In his stand-up act and comedic performances, D.L. Hughley has made a career out of regularly bringing laughter and joy to his fans. In his personal life, however, D.L. says that happiness is difficult to come by. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Their stories made headlines across America. “Oprah: Where Are They […]

Comedian D.L. Hughley on Finding Happiness | Where Are They Now? | OWN

In his stand-up act and comedic performances, D.L. Hughley has made a career out of regularly bringing laughter and joy to his fans. In his personal life, however, D.L. says that happiness is difficult to come by. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Their stories made headlines across America. “Oprah: Where Are They […]

This Is What Happiness Really Means

An excited puppy. The company of your loved ones. A rewarding volunteer experience. No matter how you define joy, chances are it boils down to principles over, well, stuff. As described in the video above by Amit Sood, M.D., a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, happiness is more about our circumstances […]

Our Obsession With Studying Happiness Is Actually Making Us Less Happy

Every morning before meetings began at the 2014 World Economic Forum at Davos, attendees had a chance to meditate with Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk famous for being “the happiest man in the world.” We know this, because Ricard’s brain had been analyzed for a project at the University of Wisconsin; 256 sensors had been […]

Put Down Your Phone! An Exercise in Happiness

I’m always looking for more ways to be happy. Let’s face it — happiness can be challenging at times. Even expectedly joyous occasions like weddings, holidays or moving to your dream home can have serious side effects of stress. The more I can do to attract happiness in my life, the better, so I’m always […]

Could Taking Acetaminophen Dull Your Happiness?

In study, people showed more muted responses to photos after taking pill best known as Tylenol healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

His Holiness The 17th Karmapa On Tibet, China and Happiness

His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, the spiritual head of the Karma Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism, escaped from Tibet at the age of 14 and found a home in India, where he continues to extoll his Buddhist wisdom to the world. In the video above, he speaks with HuffPost Live, alongside his translator, about everything […]

Yoga for Peace and Happiness

“The Guru’s Feet” a drawing of B.K.S. Iyengar’s feet by Aretha Mckinney Blevins by Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Let this, the dissolution of union with pain be known as Yoga. It is to be practiced with determination and an undismayed mind. — The Bhagavad Gita (Chapter VI, verse 23) One of our […]

Here Are 10 Specific Ways Money Can Buy You Happiness

On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a user asked: “What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?” One of the most popular answers came from Quora contributor and former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong. * * * By Yishan Wong Here’s one that goes against a lot of conventional wisdom: Money CAN […]

Health, Youth and Happiness: My Secrets

Health, Youth and Happiness: My Secrets New – Drawing on her success as an enduring achiever, a mother, a wife, an extraordinarily beautiful and stylish woman, and a feminine feminist, Joan Collins shares her powerful insights on health, diet, beauty, and lifelong youthfulness. Full-color photographs throughout. Price: $ Sold by Alibris UK: books, movies

5 Damaging Mindsets Keeping You From Happiness

I have had countless conversations on the topics of dating and relationships with people who are in all phases of life. Men, women, boys, girls, single, married, divorced and everything in between. When you really stop to listen and pay attention, there are many lessons to be taken away from these interactions. Insights into the […]

The Man Who Planted Trees: Generosity of Spirit as a Source of Happiness

The Man Who Planted Trees: Generosity of Spirit as a Source of Happiness Used – Heron Dance Press has taken Jean Gionos timeless story of generosity and goodwill and combined it with artist Roderick MacIvers beautiful nature watercolors to create a stunning gift book guaranteed to bring beauty and inspiration to its readers. In addition, […]

Thalia: !belleza!: Lessons In Lipgloss And Happiness

Thalia: !belleza!: Lessons In Lipgloss And Happiness She''s had four number 1 hits and sold over 12 million albums worldwide. She''s adored by telenovela fans in over 180 countries. She has her own ABC radio talk show. The icing on the cake?She''s drop dead gorgeous. In this, her first book, Thalia delivers the ultimate guide […]

You Had Me at Woof: How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness

You Had Me at Woof: How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness The secrets of love, health, and happiness gleaned from a life lived with dogs. Julie Klam was thirty, single, and working as a part-time clerk in an insurance company, unable to meet a man she could spend her life with. And then […]

You Had Me at Woof: How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness

You Had Me at Woof: How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness The hilarious and heartfelt chronicle of a woman learning the secrets of love, health, and happiness from some very surprising teachers: her dogs. Julie Klam was thirty, single, and working as a part-time clerk in an insurance company, wondering if she would […]

You Had Me At Woof: How Dogs Taught Me The Secrets Of Happiness

You Had Me At Woof: How Dogs Taught Me The Secrets Of Happiness The secrets of love, health, and happiness gleaned from a life lived with dogs. Julie Klam was thirty, single, and working as a part-time clerk in an insurance company, unable to meet a man she could spend her life with. And then […]

You Had Me At Woof: How Dogs Taught Me The Secrets Of Happiness

You Had Me At Woof: How Dogs Taught Me The Secrets Of Happiness The hilarious and heartfelt chronicle of a woman learning the secrets of love, health, and happiness from some very surprising teachers: her dogs. Julie Klam was thirty, single, and working as a part-time clerk in an insurance company, wondering if she would […]

You Had Me at Woof: How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness

You Had Me at Woof: How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness Julie Klam was 30, single, and working as a part-time clerk in an insurance company, wondering if she would ever meet the man she could spend the rest of her life with…. List Price: 24.99 Price:

24 Hours of Happiness

Occasionally a new great song comes around that captivates me. Pharrell William’s 2013 song “Happy” is one of those. It is infectious and immediately makes you feel happy; as a result it has taken the world by storm. The song currently has over 595 million views on YouTube and a dedicated website 24hoursofhappiness.com, co-branded with […]

An Explorer’s Lessons On Happiness, Photography, And Greeting Whales

“People joke that I went straight from the ocean into the air and skipped land,” Eric Cheng says. But the joke isn’t totally accurate. Land is where Cheng obtained his two computer science degrees at Stanford, and where he trained as a concert cellist. It’s where he developed a passion for pursuits that are creative […]

The 8 Steps to Happiness

1. Know what you want. Don’t think you know what you want — really, truly 110 percent KNOW what you want. Don’t chase titles in your career or in your relationships. Don’t say you want something just because you have some ridiculous life timeline that includes said something. Don’t think you want something just because […]

Neuroscientist Richard Davidson On How Happiness Can Be Learned

We often think of happiness as something we need to pursue, but researchers may suggest otherwise. It turns out that joy isn’t as elusive as we think — in fact, it may be something we can cultivate on our own. HuffPost Live’s Roy Sekoff sat down with neuroscientist and University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Richard Davidson […]

The About.Com Guide To Baby Care: A Complete Resource for Your Baby's Health, Development and Happiness

The About.Com Guide To Baby Care: A Complete Resource for Your Baby's Health, Development and Happiness From feeding and nutrition to successful bedtime routines and solving sleep issues, The About.com Guide to Baby Care has the information and advice necessary to make sure baby (and Mom and Dad!) are as happy and healthy as possible. […]

How To Train Your Brain For Happiness

Broody, a very unhappy brain, is plagued by fear and self-doubt. “Seeing others in pain, physical or emotional, fires his own pain network,” says Amit Sood, M.D., professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic and chair of the Mayo Mind Body Initiative, in a new video “starring” Broody. “His imaginary fears cause him real damage.” […]

Why Your Happiness Has Little to Do With Positive Thinking

I used to believe that positive thinking is the key to a happy life. We’ve all heard it before — try to look at the glass half full and you’ll be happier that way. And who knows, maybe you can even “think (positively) and grow rich” or “attract what you want with (positive) thought wave,” […]

How Progress Equals Happiness | #OWNSHOW | Oprah Winfrey Network

From loving what you do, to having your mortage paid off, Tony Robbins gives his insider tips get us closer to true financial security. Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN #OWNSHOW is a digital exclusive web-show on Oprah.com. Packaged into stackable moments, the show brings together stories, life-tips, and personalities from Oprah.com, OWN, […]

10 Reasons to Make Singing Your Happiness Drug!

I don’t drink or smoke, but I do get high! The fact is that since I was of a drinking age I have gotten high on singing. The joy and bliss I feel when I sing is at a whole other level and the positive effects just keep compounding. When I was 14, I desperately […]

5 ‘Tweaks’ to Happiness

I want to talk to you about happiness. I want you to know that it is a choice. I want you to realize that you are the one that decides. So what have you decided? For me, everything is anchored in perception. If you are to distil everything down to its core, I can guarantee […]

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A Modern Day Renaissance Man Shares Lessons On Happiness, Habits, And Health

That Jamie Metzl has completed nearly 50 extreme endurance events, including Ironman Triathlons and ultramarathons, is not mentioned until the very final line of his personal biography. It is, apparently, the least notable of his accomplishments. More prominent highlights include senior roles with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the State Department, and the National Security […]

The Architecture of Happiness

The Architecture of Happiness Bestselling author Alain de Botton considers how our private homes and public edifices influence how we feel, and how we could build dwellings in which we would stand a better chance of happiness. In this witty, erudite look at how we shape, and are shaped by, our surroundings, Alain de Botton […]

The Architecture of Happiness

The Architecture of Happiness Bestselling author Alain de Botton considers how our private homes and public edifices influence how we feel, and how we could build dwellings in which we would stand a better chance of happiness.In this witty, erudite look at how we shape, and are shaped by, our surroundings, Alain de Botton applies […]

Where to Find Happiness

Try this: Set a timer for 10 minutes and go for a very slow walk. Letting your gaze wander, look for things you like in the environment. When you find something you like, pause and appreciate it for longer than you otherwise would. Continue on, looking for the positive. What do you notice? This is […]

The Architecture of Happiness

The Architecture of Happiness Bestselling author Alain de Botton considers how our private homes and public edifices influence how we feel, and how we could build dwellings in which we would stand a better chance of happiness.In this witty, erudite look at how we shape, and are shaped by, our surroundings, Alain de Botton applies […]

The Architecture of Happiness

The Architecture of Happiness Bestselling author Alain de Botton considers how our private homes and public edifices influence how we feel, and how we could build dwellings in which we would stand a better chance of happiness. In this witty, erudite look at how we shape, and are shaped by, our surroundings, Alain de Botton […]

When the Journey to Happiness Stalls, Try Focusing on Meaning

In college, I thought I could study my way to being perpetually happy. I figured I had all the prerequisites needed for a happy life: a supportive family, good friends, a good education and the world ahead of me. I read countless books on happiness, became a psychology major, practiced smiling 20 times per day […]

Can This Simple Exercise Double Your Happiness? (VIDEO)

Have you ever noticed that sometimes the anticipation of an event — a weeklong vacation to the beach, a long-overdue visit from a dear friend, a wedding — feels even more enjoyable than the event itself? For days, weeks or months, the excitement builds; then, when the big day arrives, your happiness level doesn’t skyrocket […]

Why You Will Never Find Happiness

Happiness is the one thing we all want most in this life, the one thing most of us will spend a good deal of our time searching for. In fact, I’m willing to bet that you are looking for happiness right now. If so, I hate to be the one to tell you this, but […]

Why You Will Never Find Happiness

Happiness is the one thing we all want most in this life, the one thing most of us will spend a good deal of our time searching for. In fact, I’m willing to bet that you are looking for happiness right now. If so, I hate to be the one to tell you this, but […]

Happiness Researcher Shawn Achor: Who Cares Whether the Glass Is Half Full? – Super Soul Sunday

Tune in Sunday, May 25, at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN. You can also join our worldwide simulcast on Oprah.com, Facebook.com/owntv or Facebook.com/supersoulsunday. Subscribe to OWN: http://bit.ly/18Lz0rV It’s an age-old question to measure positivity: Is the glass half empty or half full? Happiness researcher Shawn Achor says its not about the glass—its about the pitcher […]

Single Motherhood Doesn’t Seem to Hinder Happiness

Raising a child more likely to brighten these women’s lives, study says healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American […]

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: My Day With the Dalai Lama — A Primer for Happiness

After seeing President Obama meet with The Dalai Lama, I remembered my special day with him. On that day, The Dalai Lama smiled, shaking his head. There is no difference between the East and the West, he said. Everyone has the same “mind,” so every person has the chance to gain enlightenment — the ability […]

Are You Ready to Open Up to Trust, Happiness and Joy?

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. — Omar Khayyam I’ve had my share of profound unhappiness. When it hits, I’m always struck by its enormity and completeness, like a hurricane that moves in and devastates until there is nothing left of what was touched. For the record, I’m not talking about […]

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

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Could Letting Go Be the Secret to Happiness in 2014?

As 2014 dawns, I find myself thinking more and more about letting go. I’ve made all my usual resolutions — get back to the gym more, lose those 5 pounds, spend more time with my family. But lately I’ve been wondering: Could it be that many of my problems could be solved — would dissolve […]

Think Yourself to Health, Wealth and Happiness

Think Yourself to Health, Wealth and Happiness The best-selling author shares his insights on how to tackle our most difficult problems, from improving our love lives and our pocketbook to improving our overall health and sense of well-being. Original. Price: $ Sold by Play.com

Take Your Oxygen First: Protecting Your Health and Happiness While Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss

Take Your Oxygen First: Protecting Your Health and Happiness While Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss Designed for those giving care to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory loss disorders, this informative and inspiring guide explores how to take care of oneself in order to meet the challenges of giving care to […]