No matter what area of our life we are working on, there are times when we could all do with a little extra motivation. It may be in getting out of bed at 5am in the morning, going to the gym on the weekend or even just working on our...
Doing This is More Relaxing Than Doing Nothing
A lot of people think relaxing means doing absolutely nothing at all - nothing but vegging on the couch and watching TV, that is. The scientific reality is that human beings are actually at their happiest when they’re “in the groove” or have “found a flow.” It is more...
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...
Top 5 Stress-Reducing Activities That Work Almost Instantly
"It's not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it." ~ Hans Salve Stress -- experts say constant exposure to stress is bad for your health. While not all stressors are negative, routinely stressing over work, family or other daily demands doesn't allow the body to return to a non-stressed...
How to Have a Family Happy Hour
A special hour devoted to happy times with friends is revered in American bars from coast to coast – but the Happy Hour is now being brought home by some of the world’s closest families. Some pre-dinner time-out after a long day of work and school can easily be incorporated...
Go Ahead, Get Mad, But...
Trying to change others, wanting them to be the way we want them to be, just doesn’t work... - Leo Babauta The above quote continues that "The alternative, though, is unthinkable to many people: to just let others be however they want to be. Even when it's annoying." The "alternative" Babauta...
The Uncomfortable Truth About Yoga
See How it Works Right Here >> If you practice yoga now or have ever considered it, you should watch this video, then Click Here to see what it's all about. Be Happy!
3 Ways to Respect Your Own Emotions
Emotions can tug at your heart and make you feel things you never thought possible. They can make you jump for joy or want to curl up in a little ball. What do you do when they hit you full force? Feelings like happiness, sadness, fear, and anger make us...
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...
You’re Spending Very Little Time Outdoors!
  Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. - Albert Einstein   By various estimates, the average American spends between 80 to 99% of their time indoors. The truth is, everyone has the ability to go outside for some portion of the day, even if it is only for...
7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler
Identify what’s most important, and eliminate the rest Declutter your physical space Schedule at least one distraction-free time block each day Leave space between everything on your to-do list Disconnect from the drama Let go of life’s uncontrollable outcomes Reflect on the goodness Anyone can make today more complicated...
Why It's OK To Be A Little Impulsive
"Both my best and my worst habit is that I'm very impulsive." - Tove Lo It makes no difference that you know better or that you promised yourself you wouldn't. It doesn't matter that you are aware of the consequences and realize you'll regret them later. At some point, you'll be...