Have you ever said something to psych yourself up? If so, research shows that you might have been on to a good thing: self-affirmations.
Simplifying can be harder than you think. Here are some tips on how you can live a simpler life.
If you just don't seem to be reaching your targets, try something different: creating rules that will help you make your goals happen.
An ancient practice dating back to the 10th century may hold significant benefits for your mental and physical well-being today: journaling.
With so many different things on our plates, it's no wonder that more people are reporting feeling overwhelmed. But if you're not careful, that can quickly turn into burnout.
Checking phones, websites, email, messages, news, TV, games, and... you know your favorite procrastination techniques. So how can you break out of your procrastination patterns?
Sometimes life throws you into a miserable situation, and it can seem pretty dark. But that doesn't mean you can't find happiness somewhere.
In and of itself, goal-setting is positive. But if we don't fully understand all that is involved in creating and achieving our goals, we can easily sabotage the process.
The mind is a wonderful thing... but also constantly tries to convince us not to take actions we know are good for us, and stops many life changes.
I've loved a man for four years now. We have broken up many times and gotten back together. Should I wait for him, or try to move on?
So much of our lives are spent waiting for the good life. But what if we stopped waiting? Here's why - and how - to stop waiting for life to get better.
Sometimes the very things we find attractive in someone may actually be warning signs that they may not be good for us in the long run. Those high exp... Read more...
Savoring a beautiful sunset and the positive emotions associated with it can contribute to improved well-being, according to research.
Sticking to a habit can be difficult, because life gets in the way... and we get discouraged. How can we form new habits without all the struggle?
Research has found that people's friendship networks have shrunk over the last 35 years. So how do we, as adults, make new friends?
So much of the time we avoid waves in our lives. But those waves are actually the secret to long-term success.
Even when we intend to simplify our lives, we continue to have too much stuff. Part of that is from laziness, but the real driving force is something else.
The next time you are tempted to say, "I'm out of options. I'm defeated. There is nothing left that I can do," step outside on a clear, starry night. Look up.
You see photos on social media, and instantly think you should be living a better life. But this is the wrong habit. Here's why.
I fail at things much more than you might imagine. Failure can really suck. And yet, I get back up and try again. Here's how.
A lousy interface for your life can be frustrating, grating, full of friction and confusion. So how can you redesign it?
Whether your marriage needs an overhaul or you just want to give it some preventative maintenance, the solution may be the same: feel the gratitude.