Category: Happiness

How to Feel Happier for People Who Don’t Like to Feel

For almost my entire life, I’ve been running away from my emotions. For the most part, I didn’t like how emotions felt. If a feeling wasn’t blatantly positive (like happiness…
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Stop Throwing Yourself Down the Stairs!

Here’s the scenario. The dog was acting like an overtired lunatic and I needed to put her in the crate so she would stop biting, which made her whine, which…
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5 Keys to Make it Easier to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

‘Tis the season to make resolutions. Depressing statistics thrown around this time of year inform us that very few possess a level of self-control to make New Year’s resolutions last…
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How to Escape Holiday Financial Stress for a Happier Life

‘Tis the season to buy gifts for loved ones. In this new world order where too many companies have attempted to downsize until there’s almost no one left, plenty of…
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Why “Follow Your Bliss” Is Bad Advice

There’s a somewhat famous quote that goes like this: “I say, follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to…
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How to Enjoy Passage of Time

  I’m a planner. A dreamer. I love the idea that you can come up with a blissful vision for your life and then live into it, like you’re sliding…
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How to Reduce Overwhelm and Gain Clarity

It seems like everybody is overwhelmed these days. Many of us complain, “There are too many options!” And while it’s true that there are more options than ever when it…
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The Universe Wants You to Be Happy

In your resistance you get tired, and so, you need rest. And so, you go from resistance to rest to resistance to rest. But what about rest to eagerness, rest…
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How to Gain Control When You’re Stuck in a Willpower Rut

“On one level, wisdom is nothing more than the ability to take your own advice.” – Sam Harris Two months ago, I was happy, productive, and excited for summer. I…
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