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How Happy Are You?


Is your life conducive to happiness?  What areas of your life could be improved?  This quiz assesses 16 areas of life that have been identified by research to contribute to happiness.  See how you rate, find out what you can do to increase the overall happiness you feel in your life.

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Simple Ways To Enjoy Life More

Happiness and smiles can lead to greater productivity. Learn how to cultivate a more positive outlook by creating and maximizing positive feelings in your life. You can relieve stress in the process!

Simplify Your Life This Week

Clutter in our surroundings can lead to mental and physical stress. Here's how to take advantage of "Simplify Your Life Week," or any week, and proactively simplify your life and your mind.

What Our Response To Surprises Reveals About Stress

Attitude is everything, it's been said. Here's a look at how the way we respond to surprises can reveal more about our attitudes and what causes us stress than we may realize. You may be surprised!

Benefits Of Meditation For Stress Relief

Meditation has been proven by study after study to carry strong benefits for resilience and stress management, yet it's sometimes a challenging habit to begin. Why should you make the effort? Here are some reasons and resources to get you started, even if you feel that meditation may not be for you.

Chocolate As A Barometer For Depression?

Chocolate can actually be a useful stress relief tool. And it can also become a barometer for depression. Learn more about the role that chocolate can play in your health.

Stress Relief: Lessons From Botox

Botox is used by many for a cosmetic reasons, but some evidence suggests that, for surprising reasons, it can help you feel less stressed. Learn more about stress and Botox, and find more strategies for relieving stress.

Gratitude, Appreciation, and Stress

Is it better to have what you want, or be grateful for what you already have? You may be surprised by the answer. Find answers, as well as resources for happiness and stress relief.

Celebrate Anti-Boredom Month

The month of July--Anti-Boredom Month--provides a great opportunity to find new ways to enjoy life. You can create positive feelings and reduce stress this way during the rest of the year as well.

The Surprising Benefits of Re-Runs

If you find yourself watching television to de-stress, don't be too quick to chastise yourself for wasting time; you may be smarter about stress relief than you realize. Research suggests that watching television, particularly re-runs, brings specific benefits for stress management. Learn more about what these are, and pat yourself on the back.

Easy Stress Relief: Shortcuts To Relaxation

When you're feeling stressed, you may feel too overwhelmed to take on the very stress management habits that will have the greatest positive impact, such as exercise or regular meditation. At times like these, it can be more beneficial to find stress relief techniques that require very little effort, which allow you to reduce stress in the present moment and regain the energy to take on a more involved habit if you choose. The following low-stress stress relievers are perfect for when you just need to relax but don't have much energy left.

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