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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...

Enlightenment

Enlightenment

Enlightenment. The E word. The state of consciousness all spiritual seekers hope for. And yet wishing for enlightenment is a wonderfully paradoxical experience: craving the state of non-craving, trying for effortlessness. There is something fascinating about this...

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Happiness and Your Health

Find a happier and healthier you with a few simple strategies. It's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life and lose sight of what makes you happy. Really happy. But making sure your happiness meter is giving optimal readings can provide many...

Six Ways Happiness Is Good for Your Health

Need some extra motivation to get happier? Check out the ways that well-being has been linked to good health. BY KIRA M. NEWMAN | JULY 28, 2015 Print Bookmark Over the past decade, an entire industry has sprouted up promising the secrets to happiness. There are...

Happiness can affect physical health

A new review indicates that subjective well-being -- factors such as life satisfaction and enjoyment of life -- can influence physical health. The review's investigators also examine why this is so and conditions where it is most likely to occur. Subjective well-being...

Happiness & health

The biology of emotion—and what it may teach us about helping people to live longer Could a sunny outlook mean fewer colds and less heart disease? Do hope and curiosity somehow protect against hypertension, diabetes, and respiratory tract infections? Do happier people...

Why happiness is healthy

By Elizabeth Landau, CNN (CNN)Happiness -- you know it when you see it, but it's hard to define. You might call it a sense of well-being, of optimism or of meaningfulness in life, although those could also be treated as separate entities. But whatever happiness is, we...

It’s Official: Happiness Really Can Improve Health

Amanda MacMillan Jul 20, 2017 Scientists have thought for years that happiness may have a real effect on physical health, but a comprehensive new review makes the case stronger than ever. The review, published in Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, examines the...

How yoga can actually make you happier

The science behind the ageless practice. NATALY KOGAN I love to tell people all about my skepticism regarding yoga before I finally tried it; as someone who is constantly on the go, the idea of sitting on a mat and being still sounded like torture to me. If there were...

How Yoga Makes You Happy

By Monique Minahan When I first started practicing yoga, I was still digging my way out of a deep cavern of grief. Something about this unusual method of twists, turns, and upside downs kept calling me back. I didn’t know what it was initially, but as I began to...

The Science Behind Happiness And Exercise

by GRACE LEE Most of us are already familiar with the fact that exercising regularly can have benefits such as maintaining a healthy weight and improving cardiovascular health. As if we need yet another reason to exercise, there is also the suggestion that physical...

The Psychology and Science of Happiness

The pursuit of happiness is something we share as humans, and whether we are conscious of it or not, everyone is on the same quest to find meaning, purpose, and joy. But as elusive as the concept of happiness can be, there always seems to be just one more hurdle to...

Finding Sustainable Happiness

Talks on Finding Happiness Be Happy Right Now Every living creature wants to be happy. To be happy, people seek something: money, power or sex. But even after getting it one is not happy. God wants to see us full of enthusiasm, joy, compassion and happiness. Creation...

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