Short Term Stress Could Mean Long Term Happiness
Is stress stopping you from doing new, exciting things? Us too, sometimes. It’s okay. But here’s some good news. Good Stress (Yes, It exists!) There are both good and bad stressors in life. We are built to handle life’s sticks and stones, but when life throws a curveball, things can get...
How to Be Happy In The Face of Negativity
We honestly get it. We really do. It is far easier to get wrapped up in negativity these days than it is to see the silver lining and a lot of us can get kinda confused when it comes to what we're even supposed to be happy about. Despite this...
What to Do When You're Not Having Enough Fun
Fun is a matter of perception, of course, but here are a few tips that may help you make the most out of your efforts to indulge. Stay in the Present When you have a busy schedule and you try to take some time doing something you enjoy, sometimes it can...
Good News: Chocolate is Good For Your (Mental) Health
As if you need to find a reason to eat chocolate, right? We have one for you, though - you know, just in case you need to justify your daily nosh to those who question your logic. It’s good for the soul --- and we can prove it! You’ve probably heard...
How Stretching for Just 2 Minutes Can Change Your Day No need for an intense workout to boost your mood, although that works great, too. One of the quickest and laziest happy hack you can take advantage of is simply stretching for a couple minutes. Even just 30 seconds of...
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...