Articles in the category Happiness

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 […]

3 Things People Fear Most

Let’s face it – almost everyone has fears they wish they could conquer. Even the most successful people harbor some form of concern or anxiety even if they won’t admit it to themselves or to others. But facing your own fears could be one of the best and bravest things you can do for yourself. […]

5 Things to Think About When You’re Depressed

Depression sucks. Period. Or, rather, that’s the understatement of the year. Having the blues is one thing, but being clinically depressed is something else. Some days may be awesome, but when a depressive period hits, it feels like nothing – nothing – is right in the world, that there is no point to this life. […]

30 Positive Affirmations for Kids

Positive affirmation is essentially thinking positively, believing in yourself and that you’ll get what you want. One of the most important elements of positive affirmation is repetition. In order for them to be effective, it is necessary to repeat them to yourself (write them down even) several times a day. Additionally, they have to be […]

5 Things to Stop Expecting From People Around You

Expectations can be the death of you – whether expectations come from others or ourselves. While there is no getting rid of expectations in this world, if we are more mindful, we just might be able to deal with expectations in a better way. In this post, we’re going to focus on things to stop […]

How You Can Be The Helping Hand That Your Suffering Friend Needs

Sticking out your neck for your friend in trouble or having their backs in their time of need is a true sign of friendship. But offering your helping hand will do just fine as well. If your friend is going through depression, divorce, loss, or others, then the best way to help them is by reaching […]

Why Being Broke Shouldn’t be a Problem At All: Finding Happiness Amidst Bankruptcy

Losing money is a top concern among Americans – the third highest concern, to be  precise. Once the wallets of people have been emptied, bank accounts wiped out, and life savings depleted, expect them to panic and throw a fit. After all, people will need money to gain access to food, shelter, clothing, and other of the basic needs in […]

6 Ways to Cheer You – and/or Others – Up

When you need a pick-me-upper, the tendency may be to curl up in bed and wallow. We do know how tempting that can be, but it may not be the best thing to do. You can do some other “productive” things instead, and cheer yourself up in the process. Additionally, these things may help you […]