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How to Live Life Optimistically and Gratefully

As you go through life, you are going to encounter a plethora of moments in adversity. But nothing is more important for your mental health than making sure you handle it in a healthy way. Working towards becoming a more optimistic and grateful person doesn’t mean that you suddenly become ignorant about difficulties placed in front […]

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‘Happy Couples’ on Facebook May Not Be as Happy as You Think

We all know that one power couple on Facebook whose selfies and gushy posts look and sound like one of the most picturesque relationships of all-time. But a new study published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin states couples who amp up their “relationship visibility” are actually feeling insecure about their partner’s affections. In facts, studies show that the more they […]

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5 Reasons to Be Excited About Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday at 2:00 a.m., and admittedly it’s kind of a hard sell. We lose an hour of sleep, which affects everyone’s sleep schedules and can be especially problematic for those with children and pets. But there are also benefits for having to spring forward. The days get longer and there […]

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6 Telltale Signs You’re Definitely Not Over Your Ex

We’ve all been there — eating pints of ice cream, belting out Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger” while in our Snuggie and looking through old photos of happier times. There is no denying that getting over someone who made your life awesome and full of dancing butterflies proves to be one of life’s greatest challenges. But in the […]

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6 Ways to Inspire More Love in Your Life

Spring has sprung and with it comes the romance of a season in full bloom. As one of the most important aspects of our lives, love is the basis of all things good and beautiful in our world. But it is equally crucial to know that love is all around us in various manifestations like […]

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Letter from the Editor: Live Everyday with Intention

It’s hard to believe anything worthwhile can come out of challenging times when you’re suffering the pangs of a moment while the abyss of darkness seems eternal, and through these hard times you clearly see not just what needs to be done, but the type of person you want to be. If you change the way you look at things in life, the things you look at will change.

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A Life Worth Living: “The Happiness Project”

In the flourishing age of social media and progressive film-making, Ron Parida is hoping to make a difference and change the way we smile. The Los Angeles based creative director wants the world to know about his latest venture, The Happiness Project—a video series that looks into the lives of people fighting incredibly difficult circumstances, yet still choose to fight and maintain a positive attitude through it all.

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Celebrating World Gratitude Day: The Importance of a Thankful Heart

As we observe World Gratitude Day tomorrow, it’s important to understand what this day really means. Being able to express a genuine thankfulness to others and to yourself is an important aspect of life. Without it, we would be lost and unsure of where to head next.

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He Said, She Said: Husband Wants Kids, But Wife Doesn’t

This week we hear from Matt of Greensboro, North Carolina who is seeking advice on the subject of fatherhood. He wants to have kids with his wife, but she has changed her mind and does not want children at all. Should Matt simply agree with her or should he move on? Our writers help one more reader as we wrap up and end our month long advice column.

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Adding a Social Media Cleanse To Your “Tech Diet”

Social media is a wonderful tool that can connect each and every one of us, but did you know it can be harmful as well? Recent studies have shown that social media can contribute to loneliness and reduces overall life-satisfaction, rather than making us feel connected. If you’re feeling down in the dumps, our writer provides some reasons why it might be essential to add a social media cleanse to your tech diet this year.

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Cultivating a Meaningful Life

I truly view life as a learning process. I do not intend to sound as if I am telling you what to do, how to live your life, or even giving advice as an expert; I simply would like to share what I have learned. These simple keys remind me what is important in my […]

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Crazy Little Thing Called “Love”

Love is a profoundly tender, affectionate, and passionate “four letter word” that has not only perplexed and captivated human hearts and minds, but challenged and motivated mankind to action. Often it can become flippant between its attributes showcasing an extreme high with feelings of adoration, to its lowest in the depths of desolation and unrequited […]

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25 Ways to Feel Happier and Be Fearless in 2013

It’s January, and so starts a new year; so does a new year equal a new you? Don’t even question it anymore: 2013 should be your year. The start of a new 365-day cycle gives us a clean slate to start all over, make amends, achieve our goals, and fulfill our wishes. We make resolutions […]

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Letter from the Editor: Read, Write and the Pursuit of Happiness

“Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.” John Wayne

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