Sleep Habits of Happy People
Happier people, those who are well rested, have the same stressors in their lives as everyone else --- work, relationships, and health issues. One difference is that they have sleep habits that ensure they get better quality sleep no matter what else is happening in their lives. How do...
Got Friends? How to Keep Them
If you’ve been around the block a time or two, you know by now that relationships evolve over time. Some relationships stand the test of time and distance, but most of them require a little elbow grease and TLC to keep them running smoothly. Science says that it is...
How Your Moods Are Affecting Your Health
Having a good mood can benefit your long-term health but did you know that in the same way, an ongoing bad mood can create long-term health problems, too? Your day-to-day mood is impacting your life in more ways than you know. Here’s how: Grouchiness Hurts Your Immune System Angry outbursts cause adrenaline...
Squeezing Joy Out of Angry Moments
There is nothing wrong with feeling angry. It’s natural and healthy when situations occur that warrant this feeling. The problem is that some people hold onto it for too long, let their angry emotions dictate their behavior, or allow their anger to be provoked when it doesn’t need to...
How to Breathe Your Way to Happiness
As a part of the human life force, breathing has a powerful influence on one's state of mind. Those in doubt are asked to hold their breath for two minutes and then read the previous sentence over again. Of course, people should use common sense, and those who have...
The Awesome Gratitude Experiment
Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul. - Henry Ward Beecher  Gratitude is easy to tap into, and when you tap into that strength, it’s truly energizing - Ryan Niemiec, Psy.D. Wish you could be happier in one minute? Well you can. Here's how: Researchers at SoulPancake experimented with the science of...
How to Stay Positive When Life Gets Crazy
Even the most upbeat people can get stuck in a downward spiral when life gets crazy. How do you keep this negativity from affecting your family, your work--and even your health? Stay true to who you are by being proactive about the big things, and all the little things...
Be more selfish for your own good
There comes a point in life where we find that we don't prioritize ourselves enough. You may not even realize it but the people around you, even the closest ones can inhibit you from reaching your goals. Some who have admitted this happening to them have felt like they were...
The Best Feeling in The World
No, it’s not winning the lottery or sex. It’s actually a near tie between love and giving. Some argue they are one in the same. If you want to experience the best feeling in the world, many believe you can only get it by giving your time, talent or...
These Five Expenses are Secretly Draining Your Happiness
Expenses are unavoidable. It just costs money to live! Fortunately, you can choose to limit the wrong expenses, just by tweaking your budget a bit. This will lift your spirits, your bank account, and your day-to-day happiness. To do so, you’ll need to weed out less-than-stellar purchases. A few...
Doctor's Prescription for Happiness
While happiness may seem elusive at times, you can in fact improve your odds of feeling happy, joyful and content. Indeed, consistently happy people tend to have habits that set them apart from their sad and stressed-out peers, such as letting go of grudges, treating people with kindness, dreaming...
5 Ways to Be Happier in 5 Minutes
There are ways to cheer up and get back to being yourself in just a few minutes.  The next time you’re feeling overwhelmed or unhappy, try these tips. Go for a walk. Exercise makes your body produce more endorphins, which work to make you feel happier.  Furthermore, just getting...