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  • Cute couple exchanging valentines gifts.
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    Here are 33 sweet and romanric ideas to bring you and your sweetheart closer together on Valentine's Day, from watching sappy movies to baking...
  • 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.
  • 33 Ideas on Play

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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.
Author Maxine Hong Kigston's poetry box
Author Maxine Hong Kigston's poetry box in the Oakland hills. Photograph ©Jessica Acevedo.

Poetry in a Box

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Poetry boxes have been popping up around the country, spreading imagery, rhyme and joy among neighbors and strangers alike.
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Start a Ripple of Kindness in Your Community

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Research shows that kindness is contagious. Do a #HappyActs in your community and watch the impact grow as others do the same.
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12 Core Books for Your Positive Psychology Reading List

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Positive psychology--the science of happiness--is built upon the concepts outlined in these 12 books. Start here for an understanding of this...
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Top: a shy young woman in Vietnam. Below: a passengers on the New York City subway contributes to Janne's project. Photographs by Janne Willems

Drawing Happiness

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One woman brings out others' creativity as she travels the world capturing moments of joy on paper.
Cute couple exchanging valentines gifts.
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33 Ways to Say I Love You

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Here are 33 sweet and romanric ideas to bring you and your sweetheart closer together on Valentine's Day, from watching sappy movies to baking...
Woman with cat on her lap reading a book.
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What the Heck is Hygge?

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Is hygge (which translates roughly as "coziness") the secret to Scandinavian happiness?
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Try Qi Gong to Discover Your Peaceful Center

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Discover qi gong, an ancient Chinese meditation practice that combines movement and breathing to cultivate your flow of energy and boost your well-...
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Top 10 Books That Will Change Your Life in 2017

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From purpose to grit to joyful living, the topics covered in these books will open your mind and widen your horizons. Keep reading. Keep learning...
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How to Raise Empathetic Kids

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Discover what parents can do to teach empathy in a world obsessed with status and material wealth.
KIND Foundation Winner Sandra Goldberg (right)

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

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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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