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Why “Happily Ever After” Doesn’t Just Happen

Why “Happily Ever After” Doesn’t Just Happen

Healthy habits build long-term happiness. In fairy tales, Prince Charming meets a fair maid.  They fall in love and live "happily ever after."  End of story.  It's interesting that the relationship only begins just as the fairy tale ends.  What would happen if the...

Does Your Partner Complete You or Inspire You?

Does Your Partner Complete You or Inspire You?

In a famous scene from the Oscar-nominated film Jerry Maguire, dashing leading man Jerry — a successful and handsome sports agent played by Tom Cruise — suddenly returns to his estranged wife. He proclaims to Dorothy..

Talking With Larry King About “Why the Grass Seems Greener”

Talking With Larry King About “Why the Grass Seems Greener”

As we mentioned in our inaugural post, Why Happily Ever After Doesn’t Just Happen, when the going gets tough, we don’t simply throw in the towel or switch up gyms or jobs and expect to build robust health or a thriving work life. If indeed we do, we will ..

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No Vivas En La Ansiedad Del Próximo “Like”

No Vivas En La Ansiedad Del Próximo “Like”

Según estudios realizados, un “like” (me gusta) es bien recibido y genera un momento de gozo puntual para el 90% de los encuestados. Solo el 10% de ellos, se mantiene igual de feliz luego de un día de haberlos recibido y por ende, estamos tan propensos a caer en un...

Los Ejercicios Nos Hacen Ser Más Felices

Los Ejercicios Nos Hacen Ser Más Felices

Si eres de esas personas que se ejercitan para lucir mejor y quemar algunas calorías, te invitamos a cambiar tu motivación para mantenerte en movimiento. Una rutina de acciones al aire libre puede quitarte algunas libras y sumarte muchas sonrisas. Además, la gente...

La Música Es Felicidad, Le Pone Ritmo A Tu Vida

La Música Es Felicidad, Le Pone Ritmo A Tu Vida

¿Alguna vez se te ha puesto la “piel de gallina” o te has estremecido escuchando una canción? ¿Eres de los que disfrutas de un concierto de tu artista o banda favorita a más no poder? ¿No puedes dejar de bailar en una fiesta? ¿Andas todo el día con la radio a todo...

37 Easy Strategies for Living in the Moment all Day Long

37 Easy Strategies for Living in the Moment all Day Long

August 15, 2016 by Chris Peak IN AN AGE WHERE WE’RE INCREASINGLY STRESSED, PLUGGED IN AND OVERWHELMED BY ALL THE INFORMATION, THE BENEFITS OF TAKING A BREATHER ARE UNDENIABLE. Once found exclusively at New Age gatherings and hippie-dense ashrams, mindfulness is...

Q&A: Dr. Michael Baime explains the trend of ‘mindfulness’

Q&A: Dr. Michael Baime explains the trend of ‘mindfulness’

The practice of mindfulness is growing exponentially, with studies showing it cuts negative emotions by almost half -- with just eight weeks of practice. Christie Nicholson By Christie Nicholson | May 3, 2013 -- 05:00 GMT (22:00 PDT) | Topic: Innovation We are...

Gross National Happiness and Positive Education in Bhutan

Gross National Happiness and Positive Education in Bhutan

Schools traditionally teach children academic skills such as literacy, numeracy – they do not, however, teach skills for well-being– for more positive emotion, better relationships, more engagement, and more purpose and meaning. Although there is mounting evidence...

Meaningful Living

Meaningful Living

My research has focused on understanding the factors that foster well-being and reduce psychological distress in people’s lives. I have spent most of my time looking at the role that meaning in life plays in human well-being. Humans appear to have a strong desire to...

Meaning and the Mind

Meaning and the Mind

I must admit that I never used to wait on pins and needles for previous revisions to the Big Book of Maladies (aka Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) the way I have been anxiously waiting for this one. Perhaps it's because I'm writing an abnormal...

How to Break Through the Digital Noise

How to Break Through the Digital Noise

If you want to know how dramatically brand marketing has changed in the digital world, consider the humble Ziploc bag. It used to be that such mundane products were only the fodder of advertising inserts in the Sunday newspaper. But if you search for “Ziploc bags” on...

The Business Value Of Mindfulness

The Business Value Of Mindfulness

No reasonable person doubts that basic literacy is a fundamental business skill. After all, you won’t get far if you can’t read and write. So too with basic social and communication skills. But mindfulness? Is mindfulness—a practiced nonjudgmental in-the-moment...

Mindfulness: Dealing with Mind Wandering

Mindfulness: Dealing with Mind Wandering

Meditation slowly permeates your everyday life. We frequently think of meditation as a practice that lasts for a determined length of time, and is confined to the specific time of the meditative practice – mornings and evenings, for example. But meditation is not an...

How to Gain Sustainable Happiness?

How to Gain Sustainable Happiness?

Why is it that happiness is fleeting? How could it be that you feel great in the morning yet that contentedness fades away by the evening? If I would ask you about your happiest time during the last month your mind will probably wander to an event or a period of time...