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How to Deal with Negative People

5 tips to deal with the negative folks in your life.

5 tips to deal with the negative folks in your life.

We all have them in our lives—negative people. Although we can avoid associating with negative strangers and acquaintances, what can you do with the ones you can’t avoid due to blood, marriage or because they’re otherwise good people? Here are a few tips. Continue reading

5 Tips for Achieving Happiness

Be happier with these 5 tips.

Be happier with these 5 tips.

Happiness isn’t permanent; it’s a choice you make every day. Happy people aren’t passive about their happiness. They take an active role by adopting a positive attitude and fully committing to their happiness. Here are five tips to help you become happier each and every day. Continue reading

3 Things that Will Make You Happier and More Productive at Work

Having a passion project--such as volunteering--will help you focus at work.

Having a passion project–such as volunteering–will help you focus at work.

 

We’re all looking for ways to make better use of our time. After all, life is short and our time is important. Here are three things to do to help you use your time wisely, that may also make you more satisfied at work. Continue reading

Want to be Happier? Write Your Story

Writing your story can help you improve your habits and boost your happiness.

Writing your story can help you improve your habits and boost your happiness.

Even the stoniest of hearts is inspired by a good personal story—one where the main character succeeds in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. However, a story doesn’t have to be marked by dramatic twists and turns to be inspiring—the stories of everyday people can inspire as well.  In fact, a study recently discussed in the New York Times showed that writing your own story will not only help you to improve your habits, it may also make you happier.  Continue reading

How to Keep Negativity at Bay

Be the model of positive behavior and you'll find that your optimism will spread.

Be the model of positive behavior and you’ll find that your optimism will spread.

Everyday we’re bombarded with negativity—negative stories, negative people and negative thoughts. It may easy to succumb to the negativity and become little bundles of negative energy ourselves; however, it’s healthier for our bodies, minds, spirits and the people around us if we break the cycle and nurture positivity instead. Here are some tips to keep negativity at bay. Continue reading

Become Happier in 3 Steps

Get happy with these tips!

Get happy with these tips!

Be happier, starting today! It seems as though the sun always shines upon the happiest people—they tend to be more successful in business and life, healthier and enjoy strong relationships. However, being happy takes work. Specifically, developing the positive habits that foster happiness takes work and commitment. Here are some tips to get started: Continue reading

5 Tips to Be Happier

Read sometime positive or recited a positive affirmation to start your day happier.

Read sometime positive or recited a positive affirmation to start your day happier.

Would you like to be happier this instant? The good news is that happiness is within reach every second of the day. You don’t need to be richer, thinner or have the latest gadgets and toys to be happy. Happiness is a state of mind. It’s a choice that you make every day and a by-product of your daily habits. Happy people are more successful than their peers, enjoy stronger social connections and deal with stress better than others. Are you ready to be happier? Start right this instant with these tips: Continue reading

The 3 Things that Predict Your Success

Optimistic people are more successful than their pessimistic counterparts. Read on to find out why.

Did you know that the way you process information—positively or negatively—not only impacts your happiness, but can also have a bearing on your success as well? The way your brain processes information frames the way you view things and can predict your success, more so than genetics or your environment. How would you react to this situation: You’ve taken up running and sign up for your first 5K. You finish the race dead last. Do you think, “This running nonsense isn’t for me. I’m gonna chill on the couch and watch some Maury.” Or do you think, “It was super fun seeing all the spectators at the finish line. And hey, at least I finished! I’ll add speed drills to my daily training runs so I can improve my time for the next one.” Continue reading