• Bryce, Tiny Sparrow Photography

    Photography courtesy of Tiny Sparrow Foundation.

    Thanks to a network of more than 400 professional photographers nationwide who donate their time and talent, Tiny Sparrow continues to grow and...
  • Girl scouts in Cincinnati

    Photo by Cindy Baldhoff

    One Scout Troop in Cincinnati is running a “Smile Campaign” during the month of June to boost happiness.
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    This character strength can help you solve problems and find success.
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Andrey Bayda/

How Mindfulness Helped Me Get Through the Las Vegas Shooting


I’m grateful for the tools that helped me self-soothe and show up in the world the way I want to--even during a catastrophe.
Jamie Bechtold with gongs
Photograph of Jamie Bechtold by Keaton Koechli

Sound Baths Offer a Concert for the Soul


In sound baths, Chinese gongs and Tibetan bowls provide soothing sounds and vibrations as a medium for meditation and mindfulness.
Jewish prayer book and talit.

Faith and Positive Psychology Merge in 'The Happiness Prayer'


According to new book, an ancient Jewish prayer provides the blueprint for a happy life.
Man working in a creative office.

10 Best Books to Boost Productivity


These 10 motivational books will help you become more organized, harness positive habits, and identify and prioritize what's most important.
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Illustration by Lucy Davey

Heart of a Mentor


As a teacher, anti-bullying coach and motivational speaker for teens, Victor Palomares has made inspiring youth his personal mission.
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All collages courtesy of Caren Enderle.

Live Happy Inspires Friends to Craft Positivity


Inspired by Live Happy magazine, a Kentucky schoolteacher and her friends create inspiring mood boards with positive messages.
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Illustration © Kim Johnson

15 Ways to Stay Grounded


How can you maintain your balance when the world around you feels unstable? We've found 15 ways to keep you grounded in uncertain times.
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The Best of Intentions


Intention gives direction and meaning to actions large and small that we do throughout the day, imbuing our lives with a greater sense of purpose.
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Two Books Teach Teens to Be Happier, More Resilient


Two recent workbooks make positive psychology accessible for teens--perhaps the people who need it most.
House of Shine

Photograph courtesy ©House of Shine

House of Shine Helps Kids Find Their Life's Passion


Nonprofit House of Shine helps kids and grown-ups follow their passions.


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