Articles in the category Happiness

The Roadblocks That Are Expectations

Expectations set the tone for everything that you do. In any endeavor you begin, it is vital to identify your expectations and be brutally honest with yourself about them. Sometimes, one masks expectations, which is sure to result in disappointment, even hurt. Sometimes, we find our paths blocked, not knowing why. We don’t know what […]

Practical Steps to Good Mental Health

Mental health has a significant impact on your overall well-being. Anxiety, depression and other psychological issues usually have a physical component that must be addressed practically. They can also exacerbate physical health problems. It is in your best interest to take care of your mental health just as well as you would take care of […]

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Why Ikigai Can Be the Secret to a Better Life

In Japan, Okinawa is known as “The Land of the Immortals” due to its high volume of people who live to be over 100 years old. Most of Okinawa’s population functions independently into their late 90s.  A reason for this feat could be the prefecture’s adherence to ikigai – or a Japanese philosophy that roughly […]

Benefits of Relieving Stress with Laughter

Stress is something that students know all too well. Especially for those pursuing graduate degrees, balancing classes, work, and your personal life can feel overwhelming. Although stress is a normal part of everyday life, minimizing the amount of stress we have on a daily basis helps keep a positive mood and a healthy mindset.

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11 Simple Habits for a Happy Marriage

When you are making a lifelong commitment with someone you two are bound to face some obstacles. Because all people are different, there are no real rules you can follow to have a happy marriage without any problems. Like anything else, marriage takes work and effort in order to be good.

5 Tips to Improve Your Quality of Life and Embrace Happiness

Happiness can mean many things, and most of the time, it will mean something different to each and every person who seeks it. However, everyone can agree what happiness is in its essence. In its purest form, it’s the notion of being at peace, of being completely and utterly in love with your life, of […]

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How to Determine If You Made the Right Choice

The first big decision I had to make was choosing a course for college. Between high school graduation and the opening of classes, I had less than three months to pick one ( if you’re wondering why, it’s because I never gave it a thought until I had to) and my whole life ahead depended […]