Tag: happiness

Happiness Strategies of Emotionally Intelligent People

Did you ever wonder how some people face any situation they are put in with panache? That’s because they have a high level of emotional intelligence, which means they can manage feelings like anger, happiness, insecurity, and fear better. Therefore, their responses to most situations are appropriate as compared to those with a lower degree…
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A Smile Can Make You Happier in Less than 10 Seconds

An exciting study published in Psychological Bulletin suggests that doing something as simple as smiling can help boost your mood. But how exactly does a facial expression affect your mood? The study was a collaborative effort between researchers from Texas A&M University and the University of Tennessee (UT). Smile like you mean it The researchers who conducted the study wanted to determine…
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How to Accept Yourself for Who You Are and Be Happy

When you cultivate relationships with new people that forge a lifelong bond, it is doubtful that you are going to try to change that person. You’re not going to make them feel that they are any less of a person because of who they are, what they like, or what they pursue in life. We…
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9 Things To Do When Your Life Has Lost Its Sparkle

Do you remember how carefree and alive you felt a kid? How you would leap out of bed every morning, brimming with excitement for the day ahead? You were joyful for no reason and your enthusiasm for life knew no bounds. For most of us, the experience of uncaused joy, inner freedom and zest for…
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The Secret Ingredient to True Happiness

‘Love is what binds us, respect is what unites us. To have love and respect for all life forms guarantees you an excellent quality of life because you will be walking around in sheer reverence to all you come across. There will never be a dull or uninspired moment.’ You want to know what that…
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Following the Advice of Ancient Philosophers Can Make You Happier

STORY AT-A-GLANCE Reading about how to be happier will not make you happier — you have to practice, ideally every day. The ancient philosophers knew this, and prescribed rituals to train your mind to respond to life in a positive way Techniques that can help raise your level of happiness include changing your perception or…
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Brain Hack Your Way To Happy

What makes you happy? This seems like a simple enough question, but really it’s not. Are we talking unbridled jubilance here, or merely a general satisfaction with life? Temporary happiness or long term? If you’re like many people, you have small moments throughout your day that make you happy. But when faced with the general…
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5 Ways the Mind-Blowing Power of Gratitude Makes Your Life Better

“The more gratefully we fix our minds on the Supreme when good things come to us, the more good things we will receive.” – Wallace Wattles 1) Gratitude Connects You With the Divine Gratitude is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Gratitude actually connects us with the creative power of Source. Wallace…
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8 Signs of a Successful Life (Without Being Rich or Famous)

If we only knew. If we only knew how happiness works. That’d be nice, wouldn’t it? So many of us continue to ask the question, “What would make me happy?” Of course, by asking the question, you inevitably proceed to brainstorm potential answers. Is it family? Is it status? Fame? Education? Income? A nice car? A…
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Bring More Kindness into Your Life

One of the best ways to increase our own happiness is to do things that make other people happy. In countless studies, kindness and generosity have been linked to greater life satisfaction, stronger relationships, and better mental and physical health—generous people even live longer. What’s more, the happiness people derive from giving to others creates a…
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