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5 Ways to Increase Happiness in Daily Life

BY ELISHA GOLDSTEIN AUGUST 4, 2016 WELL-BEING We all want to be happy, undeniably. For some people happiness comes easier than others, but what we’re starting to understand is that happiness—that sense of connection and ease of appreciating the good moments and being more graceful and resilient during the difficult ones—is a skill and strength that we can all …

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We are More Adaptive than We Think

Posted Nov 10, 2020 By David DiSalvo While stressful events throw us off our game, our “psychological immune system” has the power to bounce back much faster than previously thought. That’s the finding of a recent study that began tracking a group of employees in mid-March, just as stay-at-home orders started going into effect around the U.S. after Covid-19 was declared …

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No Time for Self-Care? Try These 31 Snack-Size Habits

Doing something small every day has a cumulative effect on your resilience. Posted Oct 28, 2020 By Deborah Grayson Riegel MSW “The new normal.” “Tremendous uncertainty.” “Unprecedented times.” These are three phrases most of us rarely heard (or said) before March 2020, but now we are flooded with them. And every time we hear them on …

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How to Be Happy

By Tara Parker-Pope Illustrations by Esther Aarts Behavioral scientists have spent a lot of time studying what makes us happy (and what doesn’t). We know happiness can predict health and longevity, and happiness scales can be used to measure social progress and the success of public policies. But happiness isn’t something that just happens to you. …

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21 Ways to Help Yourself Get Unstuck Today

By Ilene Berns-Zare PsyD In these uncertain times, a lot of us are feeling stuck. There’s a simple habit that can help you feel less stuck, taking a simple mindfulness pause. Without pausing to embrace the present moment—the one we are experiencing right now—we are not as self-aware, interpersonally-aware, or effective as we can be.  Source: Shauking/Pixabay …

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