Living in the Present Moment = More Happiness?
December 22, 2014
Sunset by Moyan Brenn with quote You can buy happiness, and it's cheap, by Tammy StrobelOriginal Photo Credit: Moyan Brenn
People are happier when living in the present moment. At least that’s what former Harvard researcher Matt Killingsworth believes. As a long-term meditator and expert on human behavior, I have to... Read More...
5 Foods to Boost Your Mood (that you are probably not eating enough)
October 29, 2014
Kale by Terren in Virginia @ FlickrPhoto Credit: Terren@Flickr
While our physical health is regularly linked with our diet, our mental health is almost always attributed to biochemical or emotional factors. But with an increasing number of studies on brain... Read More...
Can You Laugh Your Way to Good Health? Let’s See What the Data Shows!
August 28, 2014
Laughter is the shortest distance between two people picture. People look happy, healthy.Photo Credit: Jack Delano
We’ve all heard the saying that “laughter is the best medicine.” But how much truth is there to this idea? The good news is that preliminary research suggests that humor has a... Read More...
Stress Management 101
March 29, 2014

This post provides a scientific overview of the the stress response and practical ways to lower it, synthesizing material from several experts in stress management and positive psychology.

Want To Be Happier? Practice Gratitude
February 23, 2014
Being grateful for the positive things in life is an excellent way to increase happiness and one’s sense of wellbeing. For centuries, religious traditions have expounded on the value... Read More...
Reduce Depression by Using a CBT Activity Log
February 17, 2014
Feeling down?  Studies show that an increase in activity can increase happiness, and reduce depressive symptoms.  Using a an Activity Log is one type of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)... Read More...

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