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5 Things Buddy The Elf (& Science) Can Teach Us About Smiling

The Challenge: We are all looking for love, a longer life, and less stress.The Science: There is one easy thing to do proven to yield all these results.The Solution: Learn a lesson from Buddy the Elf and make smiling your favorite. In the movie Elf, Will Ferrell plays Buddy, one of Santa’s helpers who is trying to uncover his […]

Interview With Robert Sutton

Robert Sutton is a Professor of Management Science and Engineering and Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford, and a renowned expert on organizational change, leadership, innovation, and workplace dynamics. He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from The University of Michigan and has served on the Stanford faculty since 1983.  In addition to being a Fellow at IDEO, Senior Scientist at Gallup, […]

Joy On Demand: The Trainability Of Happiness

The Challenge: Happiness can seem fleeting at times.The Science: The key to lasting joy is to find it beyond the pleasure of the senses or the ego.The Solution: Check out this excerpt from Joy on Demand for tips on how to access joy without stimulation!  There was a man who had a skin condition that made his skin itch all the […]

Interview With Randi Zinn + Exclusive Book Excerpt

Randi Zinn is the founder of Beyond Mom and BeyondMom.com. Born from her own experience of motherhood and the desire for a more connected community- Beyond Mom offers content, podcasts, mixers, events, and retreats for forward-thinking Moms. She encourages moms to cultivate a life “Beyond Mom”- one that embraces the gifts of motherhood but expresses all […]

Happiness At Work: Get A Big Boost From Small Frequent Pleasures

The Challenge: We get used to what we have and start taking it for granted–so we’re less happy.  The Science: New research suggests we can prolong happy experiences, even at work.The Solution: The trick lies in small, frequent pleasures. One of the more distressing facts about human nature is that we are not particularly good at staying happy […]

Interview With Akshay Nanavati + Exclusive Book Excerpt

Akshay Nanavati is a Marine Corps veteran, adventurer, and entrepreneur. After overcoming drug addiction, a diagnosis of PTSD after the war in Iraq, and a battle with alcohol that pushed him to the brink of suicide, Akshay has since explored the most hostile environments on the planet and built a global business helping people live […]

7 Science-Backed Reasons Why Laughing Is So Good For You

The Challenge: Some days can get so tough that we forget to laugh.The Science: Research finds that laughter has surprising benefits for our well-being.The Solution: Find opportunities to laugh out loud every day!  I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose. ~Woody Allen Everyone enjoys a good laugh, but who actually makes time for it in […]

5 Ways Finally To Stop Negative Thinking

The Challenge: Negative thinking can limit our potential and stand in the way of our goals. The Science: The human brain has evolved to focus on anything stressful, making us all the more vigilant when it comes to negative stimuli.  The Solution: Simple strategies such as identifying negative thoughts and meditating can weaken the power of negative thinking. […]

3 Effective Ways To Combat Anxiety

The Challenge: Life can make us anxious, and we don’t know what to do.The Science: Research shows there are ways to work yourself out of that state.The Solution: Apply these 3 techniques anytime to help relieve you of stress. Have you ever been so stressed you forgot your exit, spilled coffee on yourself, or stuttered? Have you ever […]

Why You Should Step Away From Work And Onto A Yoga Mat

The Challenge: Stress, injury, and illness keep us out of work or make it difficult for us to concentrate on the task at hand.The Science: Practicing yoga has been shown to help manage physical and psychological symptoms.The Solution: Integrate yoga into your day with these helpful resources to boost your health and happiness! I have five minutes before […]