Thanksgiving

  • Little girl saying grace with family at table

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    Saying a blessing before meals is part of every religious faith and may have been the motivation for prehistoric cave paintings, scientists say.
  • Couple hugging outside

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    Stacy Kaiser recommends that we start practicing active thanksgiving every day, that goes well beyond the November holiday and religious services.
Smiling woman with holiday presents.

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4 Ways to Make This Holiday Season Better Than Perfect

Well-being

According to Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo, an all-or-nothing mentality could keep you from enjoying yourself during the holidays. Let go of perfectionism...
Happy Thanksgiving

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9 Ways to Make the Most of Thanksgiving This Year!

Lifestyle

This Thanksgiving, take time out to really appreciate the moment and the meaning of the holiday. With a little extra mindfulness—and creative...
Make gratitude a ritual

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Say Thank You [Video]

Practice

This video, brought to us by Tal Ben-Shahar and our partners at Happier.TV, reminds us that small practices of gratitude can result in major boosts...
Shawn Achor's tips for being happy during the holidays.

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3 Secrets to Happiness This Holiday Season

Practice

Expectations and stress seem to increase over the holidays. Happiness experts Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan suggest forgetting others' expectations...

30 Days of Gratitude

Giving

30 ideas for what to watch, read and do to show gratitude in the month of November.
Little girl saying grace with family at table

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Holiday Blessings

Faith

Saying a blessing before meals is part of every religious faith and may have been the motivation for prehistoric cave paintings, scientists say.
Couple hugging outside

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Acts of Thanksgiving

Gratitude

Stacy Kaiser recommends that we start practicing active thanksgiving every day, that goes well beyond the November holiday and religious services.