Category: Increase Happiness

3 Steps to Become a Self-Care Superhero

In our crazy modern world, it’s all to easy to get worn out, burnt out, and pushed to your limit…in more ways than we want to count. But the good news is, there’s a simple solution: Self-care. For most people, when they think of self care, they think of pampering themselves with. a trip to…
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How To Give Yourself Permission to Be Happy

Happiness is a choice. But sometimes, it doesn’t feel like that. More often than not, we wind up getting in our own way, blocking ourselves from feeling the vibrant, passionate joy that we all deserve. We stop ourselves from feeling like it’s ok to be fulfilled, happy, or successful..but what if it didn’t have to…
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How To Keep a Positive Mindset on Long Distance Runs and Other Endurance Sports

Just One Mile: The Power of a Positive Attitude in Endurance Sports I stumbled onto a great interview today with Katie Spotz, an ultra-endurance athlete. Katie has raced dozens of Ironmans, 100+ mile ultramarathons, and cycled across the US multiple times. She even set world records rowing solo across the Atlantic and swimming over 300…
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10 Simple Reasons to Be Happy In Life, Right Now

I want to let you in on a little secret: Happiness has almost nothing to do with your life circumstances. It doesn’t matter what is going on in your life, your ability to be happy has far more to do with your mindset – with the thoughts you choose to think – than with the…
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Should I Take Medication for Stress and Anxiety? What To Consider

With depression and anxiety on the rise, it’s not surprising that usage of medication for these conditions is also on the increase. While I’m not the type of enlightened person who goes to therapy proactively or even regularly, I have recently been seeing a therapist due to a high stress period in my life. In…
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How To Stop Feeling Miserable in 5 Minutes or Less

Let’s face it: It’s been a rough couple of years. It seems like everywhere we turn we’re faced with headlines shouting at us, and sometimes it really does feel like the sky actually is falling. It’s easy to feel miserable, when it seems that misery is everywhere around us. But, here’s the good news: That…
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How To Tame Your Ego-Mind in 3 Steps

Quick question: Are you aware of your own thoughts? I hate to break it to you, but chances are: you’re not. Every single one of us has – on some level – an overactive ego. This ego-mind is the inner voice that chatters away incessantly in the back of your mind. Most of the time,…
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To Give Joy We Must First Be Joyful

I stumbled onto an old rerun of How I Met Your Mother the other day. It’s the one with: “The Chain of Screaming.” Do you know it??? Marshall starts telling the group about how tough work has been for him recently, and how no matter what he does, his boss is always mad. Then, Barney…
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6 Lessons We Can Learn From Nature

There’s a saying by Lao Tzu that goes, “nature doesn’t hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”  When it comes to mindfulness, nature is one of the biggest tools to further enhancing and improving our lives. It is the perfect example of what it means to be present, aware, and focused.  This is because it has the ability…
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4 Tips On Self Work For Personal Growth

Personal growth is one of the most important aspects of life. Without it, we will remain stagnant and never fully understand the world, or even ourselves.   However, with a slew of external negativity and hardships making it difficult to gain confidence, it may take a little extra self-work to achieve the personal growth you desire. …
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