Category: Be Happier

Live The Good Life

This Is How To Be More Lucky: 4 Secrets From Research

times, inexplicably bad stuff happens to all of us. The kind of thing that makes you want to stand in front of the universe with a sign reading, "Really? This is what we're doing now?" And sometimes we call it “bad luck.” Oh, magical thinking, my favorite kind of thinking when I want to avoid responsibility and logic, which, if I'm honest, is most of the time. We all have a friend who believes every retrograde Mercury heralds personal…


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Be Happier

4 Rituals To Keep You Happy All The Time

ppiness. It's the one characteristic everyone goes on about like it's the golden ticket to the Wonka factory of life. And maintaining happiness, well, yeeeeesh. It's a relentless pursuit in a world that constantly shifts the goalposts. You're trying to maintain a sunny disposition in an era where the news cycle is less "informative briefing" and more "24/7 carnival of despair." The world might feel like your oyster, but unfortunately, you're allergic to shellfish. Everybody thinks they have answers. The…


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Live The Good Life

How To Get Wealthy – Slowly But Surely: 5 Secrets From Research

e grand human fantasy: making money with the least amount of sweat. It's a dream as old as time, or at least as old as the invention of money and laziness, which I assume came about in the same brainstorming session. We're living in an age where people become millionaires by making videos about unboxing toys. But getting started on learning about personal finance can be both boring and confusing. Investing? Oh boy. Bulls, bears, shorts, longs – it sounds…


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Be A Great Communicator

How To Know Who You Can Trust: 6 Secrets From Research

ust — humanity's favorite high-wire act. What’s the reason most people cite for wanting to leave their job? Not trusting their employer. And what quality do you value in a friend more than any other? You guessed it: trustworthiness. But a 2021 poll showed that 18 percent of American adults said they only have one or zero people they can trust for help in their personal lives. It’s a sad "I'll laugh about this in therapy" kind of statistic. Makes…


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Be Happier

This Is How To Deal With Negative Thoughts: 6 Secrets From Research

the theater of the mind, unwanted thoughts are the hecklers in the back row, throwing popcorn at the screen of your consciousness. Your brain, that squishy blob sitting in its dark skull-room is like those old jukeboxes in dive bars that play the same three songs on a loop. Except instead of "Don't Stop Believin'," it's "What if everyone's secretly laughing at you?" We’ve all had intrusive thoughts at one time or another: impostor syndrome, embarrassing memories, fears, anxieties,…


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Live The Good Life

This Is The Easiest Way To Make Your Life More Awesome

r homes, our schedules, our digital lives - it's all just an overflowing cornucopia of too muchness. You've got back-to-back meetings, a deluge of emails, and a to-do list longer than a CVS receipt. If you had a dime for every meeting that could've been an email, you could retire and live on an island made entirely of dimes. Our homes are now less like cozy havens and more like a game of Tetris where we're perpetually losing. We don't…


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Be Happier

This Is How To Spend Your Money To Maximize Happiness

ney can't buy happiness? Please. We all know that's just something rich people say to stop us from robbing them. Money might not buy lasting, profound joy, but it can undoubtedly rent some pretty good times. We all fantasize about the kind of happiness that comes with six zeroes, a gated community and a butler to iron your money for you. Even if vast wealth doesn’t buy happiness, it’s better to have a Birkin bag to keep your sadness in.…


9 minutes
Live The Good Life

This Is How To Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age: 5 Secrets From Research

ing isn’t always so fun. Your body starts making sounds like a settling old house. One day you're in your prime, and the next, you're googling whether "senior moment" is a medically recognized condition. The thing about aging is that it's sneaky, like a ninja with joint pain. You try to recall a name, and your brain's like, “We have names in here somewhere, but we’re going to need to file a request for that. Check back in two to…


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