How can you find long-term happiness? It’s a simple question, one that has been explored and expounded on for thousands of years. And yet the answer remains elusive to many, perhaps because true, lasting happiness involves a combination of factors—many of which are unique to you.
There’s a reason why we wish each other a happy and healthy New Year every January—in our minds, the two go hand in hand. After all, how happy can you be if you’re saddled with aches, pains, ailments and illness?
Chronological age is based on a number, and there’s nothing you can do to change that. Behavioral age, however, is measured in things you absolutely can control: attitude and activity. Here are some choices you can make to stay young, at any age.
Making peace with yourself—who you are right now and who you were in the past—means defusing your internal fight about what’s true. Accept and honor yourself in the here and now, while still moving toward becoming the person you want to be.
Have you ever seen an 80-year old who is still so full of life and wondered, what’s his secret? What makes one person live productively into his later years, while another disengages and withdraws? Gary Frost, Ph.D., an expert on aging, shares his insights into what makes people grow old with happiness and vitality.
Have a long list of things you'd like to accomplish? There's no exact formula for success, but fostering a positive and motivated outlook can take your game to the next level. Be inspired by these uplifting messages and start turning aspirations into achievements!
As you work (perhaps even scramble) to make the holiday season the best it can be for those around you, could you be ignoring yourself in the process? This year, start by giving yourself a gift.
Beyond helping us relax and recharge, there is growing evidence to support that holidays and leisure activities can improve mental and physical health, productivity, relationships with others and more.
Many people think that drawing, crafting and other common forms of artistic expression are the only ways to express a creative side. But you don’t need a “talent” to be creative. Creativity is about more than just mastering a skill. It is also about the way you think and how you see the world.