Why You Need Face to Face Time More than FaceTime
It isn’t rocket science. Spending time with actual human beings is good for us. A simple phone call, a quick stop for lunch, a family dinner, even a weekend road trip --- it all counts. Well, almost. Social media doesn’t count. Social media is a great way to keep in touch,...
Feeling Lonely? You Won’t After Reading This
Article at a Glance: Loneliness hits all of us at different times of life, but awareness of it is the first step in combating the sensation. Trying new, non-work-related and group-centered activities is a great way to surround yourself with new people. Extending kindness to strangers will brighten your...
4 Happy Alternatives to the Gym
If you want to get in shape or just boost your happiness, you’ve probably considered going to the gym. The gym is a great way to get a workout, but the large, open, public atmosphere isn’t necessarily for everyone. A great workout can not only keep your body strong,...
How to Appreciate What You Have
What are you thankful for? Are you perfectly content in your lifestyle or do you want more? We all have dreams about where we want to go and who we want to become --- but basing your happiness around what you haven't yet achieved can be exhausting and leave...
Want to Be Loved? Here’s Who Can Give You That
Do you need some snuggles? Furry friends are great at that, plus, they're shown to make people happier and healthier. If you feel like you’re ready for the commitment, you’ll be getting more than just company if you give an animal a good home. It doesn’t matter if you want...
5 Things All Men Want to Hear from You
Do you know what guys really like? It isn’t just women who like to be praised and pampered in a relationship. The men in your life deserve a little confidence boost every now and then, too. It not only makes them feel good, but it can strengthen your relationship...
Carbs
We’re about to get real when it comes to carbohydrates. We like them. We’re going to eat them. And you know what? It’s going to be OK. Sure, there are camps out there willing to trick us into believing carbohydrates are the devil. Truth? People who eat very low carb diets...
The Touch of Happiness We All Need
Hugs and kisses are great, right? Well, maybe not necessarily from random strangers, but they can mean everything from the people you love. A gentle hand squeeze, a long embrace, a pat on the back --- the power of touch may be something we sometimes take for granted, but...
4 Places to Socialize When You’re Lonely
Feeling lonely? Just want to get out of the house? Regular old routine getting you down? Once in awhile you probably need to find a place to go to chill out and socialize. Even if you’re a little shy or you like your solitude, chances are you still have...
4 Tech-Free Things You Can Do With Your Friends
Technology’s great, isn’t it? We live in an age where we can reach the entire world’s history with the palms of our hands, and you’d be hard-pressed to find an average person walking down the street without a cell phone. As great as cell phones are, sometimes it can...
Father’s Day Experiences Dad Will Love
A great dad is kind. A great dad is there when you need him, and encourages you to be your best self. A great dad may not be perfect, but that doesn’t mean you’d want to change a single thing about him. If your dad is your best friend...
20 Reasons to Get Out of Bed This Morning
Trouble getting yourself out of bed? If so, here are 20 reasons you should definitely get moving this morning, even if your body disagrees. Print out this list and stick it on your nightstand if you need some extra motivation. Here we go: 1. Sunrises are gorgeous. 2. Coffee smells...