101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #81– Appreciate your Body


When I was in my 30s, I went to see a psychologist. I actually tricked myself into going. She did past life regressions and I told myself I was going to see what they were like. What I really ended up working on was the workaholism I had inherited from my father. At one point … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #81– Appreciate your Body

101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #80– Get Out of Your Comfort Zone


I’ve always been one of those people who thought change was a good thing. Learning to deal with change makes you more flexible and more resilient. Like the tree with the pliable trunk, if you are used to dealing with change, you are not likely to break in half during a sudden gust of wind. … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #80– Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

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101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #77– Visit Nostalgia


In the November 2013 issue of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin , researchers Wing-Yee Cheung, Tim Wildschut, Constantine Sedikides, Erica Hepper, Jamie Arndt, and Ad Vingerhoets suggested that nostalgia may actually make people more optimistic about the future. In one study, college students were asked to write a short essay about a past event that made them … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #77– Visit Nostalgia

101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #71– Be Silent for a Day


Just see if you can do this for 5 minutes. Go somewhere like a library or far out in nature. Make sure all electronic gadgets are turned off. Steer clear of conversations. If you are at the library, perhaps you can use one of their private meeting rooms for 5 minutes. Go to the silent … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #71– Be Silent for a Day

101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #61– Fake it til you Make it!


I have always attributed this quote to former Cosmopolitan editor, Helen Gurly-Brown who died in 2012 at the age of 90. However, upon researching it for this post, I found: I can’t find one instance in which she made that exact quote. I was amazed at the number of people who wish to see the … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #61– Fake it til you Make it!

101 Steps to Be Really Happy: Step #60– Stop, Look, Listen!


I play games with myself to entertain myself all the time. I don’t know how or why I started. It’s just fun. One of the games I like to play is Stop-Look-Listen. It’s very simple but, when played correctly, will raise the indicator on your happiness meter. Here’s how it works: Tell yourself the next thing … More 101 Steps to Be Really Happy: Step #60– Stop, Look, Listen!