Happiness

50 Quotes That Will Free Your Mind And Change Your Perspective

We are our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking. You have a train of thought on which you ride when you are alone and quietly thinking.  The self-worth you feel, as well as the happiness your life brings, depends upon the direction in which this train is moving, the baggage it...

9 Things That Will Make You Happy Instantly, According to Science

It may not be easy to turn that smile upside down, particularly in these tough times, but it’s essential to your health and stress levels to find time in your day to experience genuine joy. And with the help of music, exercise and fresh produce, every day can be a new opportunity to introduce...

6 Ways To Treat Loneliness: How Being Alone Affects Your Health

This fantastic article was written by Sarah Biren, a baker, cook, author, and blogger living in Toronto. We encourage you to check out her website here! Every person feels lonely at some point in their life. Humans are social beings who depend on secure social environments to thrive. When this need is not fulfilled, you...

Hack Your Happy Chemicals: 11 Ways to Naturally Tap Into Dopamine, Endorphins and More

Did you know that we have certain “happiness chemicals” that are responsible for our good moods? Specifically, the main happy chemicals are serotonin, dopamine, oxytocin, endorphins. According to psychologist Dr. Josheph Cilona, “Happiness chemicals are the substances in our brains called neurotransmitters that influence things like mood, motivation, intimacy, productivity, feelings of wellbeing, trust, and...

Where True Happiness Comes From: How We Gain by Having Less

“The things you own end up owning you. It’s only after you lose everything that you’re free to do anything.” ~Chuck Palahniuk Small is the new big. That is to say, minimalism and living with less is becoming a growing movement in America and it’s starting to catch on over here in the UK too. With...

12 Behavior Rules That Can Make Us Absolutely Happier

We are all trying to better ourselves: to become kinder, smarter, stronger, and happier. That is why the road to self-improvement must start with adopting a positive mental attitude. By asking the opinions of psychologists (not to mention talking to happy people), the Bright Side team has compiled a list of helpful rules of behavior that will help you achieve true peace of mind! Think positively, yet realistically. Pamper yourself, but...

The Happy Chemicals: How To Naturally Tap Into Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, Oxytocin

Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the brain chemicals responsible for our happiness. These chemicals are can be triggered all the time, even by mundane events. But rather than thinking we have no control over them, science has proven that we can intentionally boost them. And being in a good state of mind is important for...

How to Improve Your Relationships in Just 60 Seconds

Bela Gandhi, the well-known personal trainer and founder of a dating service, revealed the secret of how to improve any relationship in just 60 seconds. It turned out to be much easier than we’d imagined. We shares with you 15 incredibly simple techniques that help you build a long and happy relationship with your partner and strengthen relationships with your friends, children, colleagues, and even with yourself. Strengthen...

12 Habits of People Who Create Their Own Happiness

Carpe Diem means seize the day in Latin. Today is unique and you may never get another one. Enjoy it while it lasts. Happiness has to be seized as well. Happiness doesn’t happen to you, it happens because of you. Other people can’t make you happy. You have to find and seize your own...

These Inspiring Quotes from Dalai Lama Will Make You Become A Happier Person Instantly

From his humble beginnings as a child of farmers in Tibet to his exile in India, to receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, the Dalai Lama has changed millions of people lives by delivering his wisdom to make sense to everyone, regardless of their culture or religion. His teachings cover a wide variety of subjects...

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