Have you smiled yet today? Today is National Smile Power Day – so it’s time to start smiling! “But why?” you might ask. Well here are 5 startling statistics about smiling: Smiling can boost your immune system by making your body more relaxed. Forcing a smile can put you in a better mood (mind over … More Why You Need to Celebrate National Smile Power Day
Today I was watching a TED Talk about happiness and it got me thinking. The speaker brought up a point that we often seem to just accept without much further thought. We are always searching for our happiness. We think, when I get that promotion I will be happy, when I retire I can be … More Have You Found Your Happiness?
Today I want to inspire you to become happier. Everyone needs a little pick up every once and a while and today I am sharing with you 100 ways to make your day full of a little more happiness. So, without further ado, let’s get happy! Go for a walk Take a nap Clean something … More 75 Simple Ways to Be More Happy with Life
As we grow older it sometimes gets easier to focus on our significant other’s faults instead of their virtues. Pet peeves slowly become intolerable and your relationship becomes more routine and boring. Where did all that happiness go? It’s not that the happiness is gone, but rather that you have stopped nurturing the happiness. When … More 6 of the Best Ways to Fill Your Relationship with Happiness
“The days blur into one, and the backs of my eyes hum with the things I’ve never done.” -Radical Face The term “radical” can raise our antennae and suspicions. It carries the energy of dramatic shift, and implies extremes. Yet, the idea of extremities is only the word’s secondary definition. The primary definition is about … More 3 Steps to Inviting Radicality
“If you want to be happy, be.” -Leo Tolstoy If we wanted, we could just keep-it-simple-stupid (KISS) the quote above and that would be that. But sometimes the simplest of truths call forth our complication-making machinery. We entertain this reason or that, compelling “evidence” that it’s just not possible. The more legitimate the reason, the … More 3 Opportunities to KISS Happy
“Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.” Henri J. M. Nouwen We all know how this time of year is “supposed to” be. I’m not saying it isn’t. Yet, what if we discovered what “joy” is for ourselves this year (and in the year … More Holidays Joy Research
Happy Tuesday everyone! Or maybe not so happy? Have you ever had one of those days when you just feel stuck? I’m sure you know the feeling, you feel stuck in your routine. You want to change things up, but you can’t. You’re so busy and you have work and a family to worry about. … More Free Yourself from Your Past and Fulfill Your Future
Instagram. That crazy social media platform that is nothing but pictures. Not many people in midlife use it, after all – it’s for kids.
59 percent of all 18 to 24-year-olds use the app. Meanwhile only 11 percent of all 50 to 64-year-olds and only 4 percent of people over the age of 64 use the app. … More Midlife + Instagram + Style = Chic?
Click here to read part one. As I mentioned before, I am in love with my wrinkles. I have shared a couple of my favorite wrinkles with you, and here are a couple more… I earned another set of wrinkles when, at 25, I found myself in a lifeless marriage with my first husband and … More I Am In Love with My Wrinkles (Part 2)