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Put your happiness to work in the lives of others. Learn about things you can do, and that others are doing, to make the world a happier place.

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Listening With Your Heart

Healing the world—and building your own happiness—one conversation, one breath at a time. When Vermont music teacher Sue Detweiler and...

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Raising Kids Who Give Back

Parenting expert Patrick Quinn shares six ideas to teach your children how to volunteer summer.

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6 Ways to Choose Happiness Today

Try these science-proven daily positive psychology practices to improve your well-being.

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What Happiness Does for Your Health

Which came first: health or happiness? There’s a chicken-and-the-egg sort of debate about it; are happy people healthier, or are healthy people happier?

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The Power of the Pen

The benefits of handwriting are clear even in our technological world.

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Building on Friendship

Extensive home repairs become a heartwarming and welcome Happy Act.

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The Strength of Forgiveness

While it’s not always easy to do, science tells us it’s worth doing.

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How Satisfied are You With Your Life?

If you have ever wondered if you were truly satisfied with your life but couldn’t tell for sure, science has a way to give you the...

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6 Ways to Encourage Post-Traumatic Growth

How to turn the worst of times to become stronger and live better.

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6 Steps to Positive Change

New research suggests that our personalities are far from fixed and, with effort, we can transform ourselves in real and meaningful ways.

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