Articles in the category Happiness

10 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married

Tying the knot might sound lovely and easy on paper, however, in practice, it can become one of the most stressful events in your life. What you once thought to be a spotless fairy tale come true plan can easily be shattered by the realities of modern life, particularly the economy. Surely, there are lots of […]

6 Feel-Good Habits to Embrace Before 2018 Ends

Most of us have probably made our New Year decisions but failed to achieve most of them throughout the year. Well, it isn’t too late for you to still change your situation and create some good habits before 2018 runs out. Here are 6 habits that you can work on during the remaining three(ish) months.

5 Ways to Rebuild your Life and Be Happy Post-Divorce

Divorce is one of the ugly realities of life. The pain and anguish are intense even for the one initiating it, more so if the split is contentious and involves property and child issues or infidelity. It is also a complicated litigation process. Emotions are high and the battle for child support and custody, and […]

Don’t Smoke, Be Happy: 7 Ways Smoking Keeps You Down

People usually reach for their cigarettes when they’re nervous, or anxious, or jittery. A quick jolt of nicotine can provide relief, albeit momentarily, from all the stresses of the world. But quitting tobacco altogether is the best stress-reliever. Not only do you unburden yourself of all the potential health risks of smoking, but studies have […]

When You Get Stuck in a Moment

Once in a while, we find a song that means more than all other hit songs. It embeds itself in the recesses of our brains, so much so that upon hearing the first few notes, all sorts of emotions bubble up to the surface. That, or they explode like a pressure cooker with a clogged […]

6 Ways to Remind You of the Happiness of Single Life

Love takes many forms. Sadly, love is often depicted nowadays as the need to be in a relationship in order to be loved, it is widely believed that happiness can only be felt when you are committed to a partner. This is wrong. You can be happy just being with yourself. Actually, single life can […]

Kid-Happy Feel Good Stories from 2017

2017 has unarguably been a pretty hectic and stressful year around the world. But in struggle we should look for kindnesses, no matter how small. Feel good stories bring us hope and warmth. Here are 3 kid-happy feel good stories from 2017 to bring you a little joy and inspiration. Share and spread the love.

10 Simple Things Happy People Do Around the World

Happiness. The elusive thing that everyone wants but often difficult to describe. Unsurprisingly, the topic is covered to death. What is happiness? How to achieve happiness? What are the habits of happy people?

Are You Happy at Work?

Happiness is a hard thing to gauge. It can change from day to day, moment to moment. The choices we make and actions we take affect our feelings of satisfaction. How much time do you spend doing things that make you happy? A key step towards attaining satisfaction is understanding the importance of the personal […]

Types of Friends You Should Avoid to Enjoy a Peaceful Life

People value their friends and while they cherish the old ones they have, they also make new friends as time goes by. Friendship allows people to have someone to talk to about life’s ups and downs and have constant support when they’re going through tough times. However, there are times that this relationship can go […]

7 Things You’re Doing Right Now That Makes You Sad

What makes us sad? Sadness is an emotion that can range from feeling bummed out because the last chocolate donut was heisted by the enemy coworker to feeling almost numb or paralysed over a relationship that has ended. Sadness takes away self assurance. What else makes us feel sad? We might have control over how […]

8 Ways to Overcome Post-Holiday Depression

It’s back to the daily grind and post-holiday depression hovers on the sidelines. When the excitement and frenzy of the holiday season is over, most people feel a sense of loneliness. The season’s high comes crashing down and drops us with a brutal thump on the ground of reality. The letdown comes from unmet expectations, […]

8 Attitudes to Develop to Have a Happier Year Ahead

Our new year’s resolutions all have one goal in common: to make us happy. Whether it is to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle, improve ourselves or become better at managing our finances, we feel elated if we succeed in following them through. But what people usually miss is that our attitudes and outlook […]

3 Ways to Avoid Internet and Social Media Anxiety

Social media consumption can be stressful at any time, but the days following the US Presidential election have made places like Facebook more emotionally volatile than usual. The internet and social media are part of our daily lives. We use them for work, to communicate with friends, and to make important plans.

Avoid These 5 Habits and Become a Happier Person

Happiness is an abstract concept for which there is no universal measuring stick. That’s why it’s hard to say if a person is happy or not. Fleeting moments of positive emotions that come from one-time events like enjoying a movie or meeting up with old friends make us happy. But how long do these feelings […]

5 Simple Tips on How to Remain Positive in the Midst of Negativity

When all we hear are bad news and our own personal life isn’t so good either, it’s difficult to remain positive. Negativity can affect our mindset and moods without us being aware of it and can seep in unnoticed in almost every aspect of our fragile lives. Before we know it, our happy meter has dropped […]

4 Destructive Behaviors That Ruin a Relationship

Have you had a series of relationships that all ended badly? Were they all marked by emotional turbulence and a cycle of breaking up and making up? If you see a recurring pattern in all of your intimate affairs of the heart, maybe you shouldn’t be blaming lady luck but start looking inward, into your […]

Eight Characteristics of a Happy, Healthy Relationship

We are smack dab in the middle of spring, which means we are also in the beginning of wedding season, and love seems to be in the air. For some, this can be sweet and sentimental, while for others this can be a difficult and emotional time. If your friends’ “I Do’s” are bringing a […]

Do Sex and Happiness Go Together?

Happiness is that one thing everyone is looking for. Many people, when asked about what they want, would say “To be happy” – without batting an eyelash. And that’s normal! Who wouldn’t want to be happy? As such, we all look for ways to become happy. We associate happiness with different things such as family, […]