• What can Cubs fans teach us about happiness?

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    Win or lose, Chicago Cubs fans have an incredibly positive attitude that gets them through season after (disastrous) season.
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    Has your world been all work and no play lately? Here's your list of what to watch, do, ponder and listen to in order to make life a little more fun.

    According to happiness scholar Tal Ben-Shahar, finding your true calling is much more important than salary or perks.
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How to Raise Empathetic Kids


What can parents do to teach empathy in a world obsessed with status and material wealth.
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KIND Foundation grant winner Dr. Sandra Goldberg, right. After beating breast cancer, Dr. Sandy started A Silver Lining Foundation to help others access resources.

Community Heroes Awarded $1.1 Million for Kindness, Compassion


Snack company KIND has awarded 7 community heroes a total of 1.1 million in grants for selfless service to others.
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The Real Meditation Is Every Moment


Mind-body expert Jon Kabat-Zinn explains how focusing on the present can become 'a love affair with your life.'
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What Happens When You Combine Exercise and Meditation?


Both exercise and meditation have been touted as great ways to reduce anxiety and depression, but together, these two might just be the best...
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5 Apps to Make Holiday Giving Last All Year


New technology turns giving to your favorite charities from a once-a-year ritual to a convenient feel-good habit that can last all year long.
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9 Gift Books to Spark Joy This Holiday Season


What books bring you joy? A cookbook, a coloring book, a book by Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama? We've gathered an eclectic list of uplifting books...
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Combat Depression and Anxiety With These Positive Power Tools


Anxiety and depression are two of the most common emotional issues of our time. We've interviewed top experts in the field to create an emotional...
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Srikumar Rao Wants You to Feel Radiantly Alive


Transformational teacher and guide Srikumar Rao has designed a new path to reaching happiness that he calls CPM: Creativity and Personal Mastery.
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17 Ways to Give Back According to Your Strengths


Ready for 'Giving Tuesday'? Use your strengths as a guidepost for how and where to allocate your time and energy to good causes.
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33 Ideas for Holiday Fun


Ease into the holiday season with these great ideas for things to read, watch and do.



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