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A Little Happier: One of My Favorite Images for Letting Go of Grief

I’ve been haunted — and comforted — by this passage from Ruth Ozeki’s wonderful novel, A Tale for the Time Being. In the novel, Nao, who’s a teenage girl in Japan, is very worried about several serious problems, and she’s reflectingShow More Summary

Confessions of a Digital Hoarder

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Angela Horn of Mostly Mindful. In 2008 I convinced my wife, Sporty, that we should sell 90% of our belongings. I gave a TEDx talk called: The less you own, the more you have. And I brag about how little we now own every chance I get. […]

How Yoga Helped to Change My Perspective on Life

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Like January 1 or a Birthday, Inauguration Day Prompts Me to Reflect. Plus, Schoolhouse Rock.

I often get what I call the “America feeling.” It’s such an intense emotion, that I usually get all choked up. I got it when I went to see the Broadway show Hamilton, especially during the song “Cabinet Battle #1”:  “‘Life, liberty,Show More Summary

What to Do When Your Life Lacks Meaning and Purpose

“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction” – John F. Kennedy We’ve all heard about the importance of living a life of purpose. In theory, it seems simple: devote yourself to something meaningful and you’ll find lasting happiness. Show More Summary

The Happiness Lesson about Travel that I Have to Keep Learning, Over and Over.

Last weekend, I went to Havanna, Cuba, with some friends, to celebrate a friend’s birthday. It was a terrific trip. But it reminded me of a happiness lesson I have to remind myself of, over and over. Before I leave on a trip, I inevitably...Show More Summary

The Internal and External Mental Health Stigma – Changing Your Own Perceptions

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How To Defeat The Blues This Winter

Are you blue? According to ‘experts’ this Monday was ‘The Most Depressing Day Of The Year’. Nicknamed ‘Blue Monday’  Dr Cliff Arnall insisted it was one of the most depressing days ever: Credit card bills are a big problem after Christmas,...Show More Summary

Podcast 100: Celebration! We Asked Our Listeners to Ask Us Anything.

It’s time for the next installment of  Happier with Gretchen Rubin. Unbelievable! This is our 100th episode — without a break! Zoikes. We’re having so much fun with our Instagram project. Join in! Use the hashtag #Happier2017 and tag...Show More Summary

WCME 066: The Enneagram and NLP, with Tom Condon - Pace Smith

Please welcome with grace and aplomb A guest who is simply the bomb. As you will soon see, He knows NLP And the Enneagram. Welcome, Tom! Tom Condon explains how NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) can be used with the Enneagram to help you change your stale patterns. Visual squash “What would be 3 good reasons to […]

How to Start Living Your Best Life in 2017

How Well Do You Know What You Really Want in Life? You must know what you want in life. Period. Fullstop. The end. You must figure out what you really, really want out of the one life you are given, the one true gift that you possess right here and right now. When you have […] The post How to Start Living Your Best Life in 2017 appeared first on Prolific Living.

Specific Anchors Are Sometimes Good When Negotiating

One of the biggest cognitive influences on any negotiation is the anchor. Some research suggests that specific anchors can benefit sellers in negotiations. Is that always true?

7 Highly Effective Habits Women Who Love Their Bodies

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8 Simple Strategies For When You’re Struggling to Declutter

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Claire Wilde of Want Less. Embracing simplicity: the idea just sounds so good, doesn’t it? Can’t you just feel those tense shoulders loosening at the thought? So many people feel overwhelmed, overworked, and overloaded, often living in homes which are overfilled… yearning for a simpler way to […]

A Little Happier: My Inconvenience May Be Someone Else’s Miracle.

When we’d just graduated from college and were working at our first “real” jobs, a friend told me how her local subway train ran express all the way downtown, so she got to a crucial meeting on time. For many people, that change in service...Show More Summary

How Feeling My Pain Released Me From It

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E. M. Forster Explains How To Know If a Book Is Influencing You.

“I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have got ourselves. I suggest, furthermore, that when you feel that you could almost have written the book yourself—that’s the moment when it’s influencing you. Show More Summary

A Happy Memory: the “Stripey House” of Kansas City.

Gosh, I don’t remember much of my life. I constantly work on keeping mementos and photographs, because it seems like other people are so much better at remembering the past than I am. And I love to remember the past. And it’s funny what...Show More Summary

3 Strategies to Boost Confidence and Feel Good about Yourself

Are you a perfectionist? Your answer will reveal the truth: Do you often try to achieve a perfect standard in your work? Do you feel a need to perfect at everything you do, even at the expense of your health and well-being? If your answer...Show More Summary

5 Exceptional Traits of Progressive People

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity leads us down new paths.” – Walt Disney Over the past 200 years, the human race has experienced a staggering advancement in the fields...Show More Summary

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