By Cora Gold When you’re working to achieve a goal, remember why you started chasing it. You may have lost sight of your why—or didn’t pinpoint it in the first place. Knowing your why becomes vital when running into setbacks. In moments of doubt, your why will bring you back to the compelling reason you […]
What’s Keeping You From a More Joyful Life?
Feeling joyful can be challenging. We rush through our days, often overwhelmed with everything we must do. Hardships can happen like accidents, illnesses, losses, or financial struggles. How can we possibly feel joyful? Outside stressors are not the only stealers of our joy. Unknowingly we block joy through certain behaviors and feelings, including perfectionism, comparing […]
Happiness Is a Journey: 6 Virtues for Daily Happiness
By Manda Lai An often-heard saying, “Happiness is a journey, not a destination,” is a profound reminder that happiness isn’t a landing place we strive for but rather an ongoing experience. In other words, to live life fully, we must embrace the present moment by engaging mindfully with the world around us. However, in the […]
Joy Versus Happiness: What Are the Differences?
The Declaration of Independence authors cemented into American consciousness that “…Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness” are universal “unalienable Rights.” Happiness—a state of contentment and well-being—has been the subject of many studies and books, telling us how much we long for it. So often, we chase happiness by achieving what we want. That could […]
5 Benefits of Kindness: How Being Kind Elevates Our Lives (Infographic)
Kindness feels good. When we are kind with our words or actions, we elevate others as well as ourselves. Poet and author Maya Angelou once said, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Kind acts can […]