Articles in the category Happiness

8 Ways to Overcome Post-Holiday Depression

It’s back to the daily grind and post-holiday depression hovers on the sidelines. When the excitement and frenzy of the holiday season is over, most people feel a sense of loneliness. The season’s high comes crashing down and drops us with a brutal thump on the ground of reality. The letdown comes from unmet expectations, […]

8 Attitudes to Develop to Have a Happier Year Ahead

Our new year’s resolutions all have one goal in common: to make us happy. Whether it is to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle, improve ourselves or become better at managing our finances, we feel elated if we succeed in following them through. But what people usually miss is that our attitudes and outlook […]

3 Ways to Avoid Internet and Social Media Anxiety

Social media consumption can be stressful at any time, but the days following the US Presidential election have made places like Facebook more emotionally volatile than usual. The internet and social media are part of our daily lives. We use them for work, to communicate with friends, and to make important plans.

Avoid These 5 Habits and Become a Happier Person

Happiness is an abstract concept for which there is no universal measuring stick. That’s why it’s hard to say if a person is happy or not. Fleeting moments of positive emotions that come from one-time events like enjoying a movie or meeting up with old friends make us happy. But how long do these feelings […]

5 Simple Tips on How to Remain Positive in the Midst of Negativity

When all we hear are bad news and our own personal life isn’t so good either, it’s difficult to remain positive. Negativity can affect our mindset and moods without us being aware of it and can seep in unnoticed in almost every aspect of our fragile lives. Before we know it, our happy meter has dropped […]

4 Destructive Behaviors That Ruin a Relationship

Have you had a series of relationships that all ended badly? Were they all marked by emotional turbulence and a cycle of breaking up and making up? If you see a recurring pattern in all of your intimate affairs of the heart, maybe you shouldn’t be blaming lady luck but start looking inward, into your […]

Eight Characteristics of a Happy, Healthy Relationship

We are smack dab in the middle of spring, which means we are also in the beginning of wedding season, and love seems to be in the air. For some, this can be sweet and sentimental, while for others this can be a difficult and emotional time. If your friends’ “I Do’s” are bringing a […]

Do Sex and Happiness Go Together?

Happiness is that one thing everyone is looking for. Many people, when asked about what they want, would say “To be happy” – without batting an eyelash. And that’s normal! Who wouldn’t want to be happy? As such, we all look for ways to become happy. We associate happiness with different things such as family, […]

Take a Mindfulness Holiday

Many people live with stress and fear as their dominating drives and this is incredibly sad. To truly reach our true potential we must practice living in the moment: the art of mindfulness. It is all too easy to stay in the comfort zone of our well-worn preconceptions about life, but this will not lead […]