25 Best Christmas Eve Traditions to Make Lasting Memories With Your Family

So many things to do while you wait for Santa!   Christmas Eve is one of our favorite moments of the holiday season, the night you can relax after lots of prep—and hopefully checking lots of fun activities off your Christmas bucket list—slow down, spend some quality time with your friends and family, and take part[…]

How Technology Can Be Part of a Happy Life

Researchers are exploring what wellness looks like in a digital world.   Zoom Fatigue. Distraction. Burnout.   For many of us, digital overwhelm is all around. The pressures of remote work are all too familiar.   When we think about how to solve these problems, conversations inevitably turn to disengaging from technology: limiting screen time, deleting apps, taking[…]

If You Want to Be Happy, Try to Make Someone Else Happy

A new study shows that doing kind things for others is an important path to happiness.   When Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, he assured Americans of their right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. This idea seems to lead many Americans to chase after new gadgets and hedonistic pleasures. But[…]

Giving Thanks Can Make You Happier

The word gratitude is derived from the Latin word gratia, which means grace, graciousness, or gratefulness (depending on the context). In some ways gratitude encompasses all of these meanings. Gratitude is a thankful appreciation for what an individual receives, whether tangible or intangible. With gratitude, people acknowledge the goodness in their lives. In the process,[…]

The Benefits of Positive Thinking and Happiness

To live a happier, healthier life, it’s important to learn how to accentuate the positive. Commit to following the simple steps outlined below for one week and you’re sure to bring more positivity and happiness into your life. Consider it a one-week experiment.   How to Become More Positive   What You’ll Do: You can boost[…]