Happiness

5 Ways to Shake Off Negativity

5 Ways to Shake Off Negativity In Your Life

We all deal with negativity in our life from time to time. Whether the negativity is directed at us or is the result of our own thoughts and feelings, it's important we know how to quickly and effectively eliminate it whenever we’re confronted by it. Negativity that lingers can weigh us down, sabotage our happiness...

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The Everyday Miracles All Around Us

The Everyday Miracles All Around Us

They say when you change the way you look at things, what you look at changes. How does changing the way you look at everyday miracles, change your everyday life?   Have you ever seen a flower bloom and thought, ‘That’s pretty amazing!’   Or seen a falling star and made a wish because, well, that’s a pretty magical...

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5 Habits of Consistently Happy People

5 Habits of Consistently Happy People

So what does it feel like to be an optimist? To always see the glass as half full and never feel the need to sweat the small stuff? How does it feel to always notice the best in people or the bright side of a situation? Many of us aspire to this reality but then...

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Are You Interested or Are You Committed

Are You Interested or Are You Committed?

Have you ever gotten excited about some new passion or hobby and decided to spend a sizeable amount of money or energy in pursuit of this new interest? Maybe it was a weight-loss program that promised to deliver results in 90 days, or maybe a business venture that claimed to double your money with minimal...

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Never Stop Believing in Your Dreams

As children we are dreamers; we have no limits. Our mind is a factory of creativity and imagination – full of color, full of life. As we grow older, the color fades, slowly. Eventually, we sober up and become more reasonable. Our thinking adjusts, and we quietly begin to believe that maybe dreams are meant...

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Keep Smiling, Even in the Midst of a Storm

If you're like me, you're still reeling from the election last week. I must admit, the results were unexpected, and in the aftermath, I've wrestled with confusion and a struggle to resolve a number of swirling questions still floating around my head.   "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. "   I believe this to the core, but...

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Gratitude-the gift that keeps on giving

Gratitude Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

Multiple studies show that the way to more contentment and happiness in life is to add more gratitude. Among other things, it improves the way we view ourselves, it contributes to a positive outlook, and it enhances our overall well-being.   But… what is gratitude, exactly?   For many, gratitude is a response - to generosity, or good will,...

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Live life by design, not by default.

Live Life by Design, Not by Default

The interesting thing about life is its tendency to sneak up on us. One day our whole life is in front of us, the next we're staring at it from the rear view.   We need to be intentional if we want to live our dreams! We need to live our life by design.   Life by design ultimately...

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The Happiness Roadmap

At the end of the day, we all just want to be happy — to sit on the edge of the bed and contemplate all the ways that life has been good and have our hearts well up with gratitude and our eyes water until our sheets are soaked in tears of joy, right?   Okay, maybe...

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