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via Forbes by Naz Beheshti Stress is inevitable. We cannot wish or hack it away. However, by being smart—and playful—about stress, we can rob its power over us. We can be proactive instead of reactive. Similar to the skilled practitioner of martial arts like judo...

It's arguable whether happiness is a destination or journey. Does happiness come from achieving or from striving? or both? Further, is happiness accepting what is, or changing to become? Either way, change most often comes from small, gradual improvements. Yet there are times we need...

You don't necessarily need to be in a romantic relationship to be happy; but it's definitely important to feel connected. Good quality relationships and a sense of belonging are crucial for happiness and wellbeing. On the flip side, feeling isolated and lonely can contribute to...

via Forbes by Alice G Walton People may think of certain religions as being more about oneness than others—in Buddhism, for instance, a central concept is nonduality, or the connectivity between all things. But according to a new study from the University of Mannheim, no matter...

via Lifehack by Seline Shenoy Success is like an elusive rainbow that we chase our whole lives. Every time we get close, it appears to fade into the distant horizon. After numerous futile attempts, we begin to wonder, will we ever get there? But this doesn’t have to...

Planning and preparation can be good; and can, in fact, contribute to happiness. At the same time, however, it's important we don't just get stuck planning all the time; waiting for happiness to come when...

via the Ladders by Eric Barker We’re all quick to say happiness is the most important thing … and then we schedule everything but the things that make us happiest. Huh? University of California professor Sonja Lyubomirsky details the things research shows the happiest people have in common. Via The How of Happiness: They devote a...