Category: Increase Happiness

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…
Read more

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,…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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. …
Read more

3 Keys To Stop Assuming Things In Your Relationship

When it comes to relationships, you’ve probably heard before that communication is key.  In reality, we are all different and we all have different communication styles. But that doesn’t mean that it isn’t possible to maintain a relationship with someone who has a different style than yours.  An essential tool to improving communication with your…
Read more

Internal Stressors: How To Recognize Them And Shift Your Mindset

Stress is real.  Whether it be regarding an upcoming job interview or a fight with a close friend, we’ve all felt it.  However, while a lot of stress stems from external sources or things that happen to you, there are also a lot of times when our stress may be self-induced.  When feelings seem to…
Read more

8 Ways to Snap Out Of A Bad Mood (Fast)

We all get into bad moods sometimes — Whether it’s an argument with a friend or an annoying task assignment at work.  An irritable state of mind can be hard to shake, but we always snap out of them eventually.  But what about when eventually isn’t quick enough?  There are a lot of simple ways…
Read more

When Is The Best Time To Use Affirmations?

Similar to compliments, affirmations are positive words or phrases used to uplift a person.  They are powerful when said to oneself because they provide for an opportunity to gain greater control of one’s thoughts.  Think phrases like, “I will tackle this day with confidence, and “I am good enough.” When said consistently, they can be…
Read more

5 Stuart Wilde Quotes To Help You Prioritize Yourself

Stuart Wilde was a British writer and speaker known for his works on self-empowerment and spirituality.  According to Wilde, we each have a silent power in us that is only waiting to be awakened.  In order to unlock the best version of life, we must learn to prioritize ourselves first.  In his series of books,…
Read more