4 Ways Technology Can Make You Happier

How to use the Internet and social media to support your happiness and health. These days, you can’t go anywhere without hearing about how technology is ruining everything, including our happiness. There is some truth to this, but it’s not the whole story. Technology can be bad for us—for example, when social media gives usContinue reading “4 Ways Technology Can Make You Happier”

How to Cope With Uncertainty

Worried about the future? Try out these strategies to be more resilient in the face of uncertainty. When uncertainty stresses us out, making us wonder which path to take, what decision to make, or whether to respond at all, it can be crippling for some of us if we have not developed emotional resilience. So,Continue reading “How to Cope With Uncertainty”

How Romantic Comedies Affect Your Love Life

Find out if romantic comedies are hurting your relationships. Once upon a time, my romantic expectations were sky-high. Why wasn’t my partner getting me flowers, writing me songs, or buying me gifts? I wondered. Expectations absorbed from the media form so slowly and at such a young age that they can be completely invisible toContinue reading “How Romantic Comedies Affect Your Love Life”

How To Use Positive Reappraisal

How to see silver linings, improve your mood, and boost your well-being.  A few years ago, my car’s transmission blew completely. If I had wanted to, I could have focused on the negative things about this experience–it cost about $2,000 to fix, it happened as part of a string of repairs on that car, IContinue reading “How To Use Positive Reappraisal”

What Are Your Happiness Strengths and Weaknesses?

Find out which skills you should focus on to build happiness. Many happiness seekers have read dozens of articles on happiness yet they don’t feel closer to creating the happiness they desire in their lives. Reading about the practices that increase happiness is a great first step. But one thing that you may not haveContinue reading What Are Your Happiness Strengths and Weaknesses?”

7 Ways to Make Meaning From HardshipHow to turn your negative experiences into meaning-making moments.

We prefer pleasure over pain, happiness over sadness, and positive experiences over negative ones. But might negative experiences actually make us happier in the long run? Some evidence suggests that, yes, we can use those tough experiences to build ourselves up instead of letting them tear us down. In fact, any experience—from small things likeContinue reading “7 Ways to Make Meaning From HardshipHow to turn your negative experiences into meaning-making moments.”

Can You Actually Improve Well-Being?

Discover what well-being is and why you can indeed increase your well-being. Well-being is the experience of health, happiness, and prosperity. It includes having good mental health, high life satisfaction, a sense of meaning or purpose, and ability to manage stress. More generally, well-being is just feeling well. Well-being is something sought by just aboutContinue reading “Can You Actually Improve Well-Being?”

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