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“This holiday season, I want to challenge myself to see opportunities for gratitude when I am feeling stressed or frustrated. Because if I truly want my children to live lives of gratitude, it has to start in a home that is full of it.”+ read more
Lizzo’s chart topper-turned second grade song is awesomely educational.+ read more
Dinner is officially adorable.+ read more
The secret? Figuring out how you can creatively integrate music into their normal activities.+ read more
Show up to the table prepared with these conversation starters that are sure to bring everyone together.+ read more
Try to re-consider what you are saying when the sentence starts with the word “You”.
I told this to my children early on and hold it as a personal principle.
Why? Because, words…+ read more
SoYoung Inc just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Awesome Dapper Diaper Bags. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what they have to say…+ read more
With music, dancing, stories and instruments, this new music studio is a must-see and hear.+ read more
As a life coach, I’m a huge proponent of personal growth, and growth usually means change. Becoming happier often means re-engineering a bad habit, or starting a healthy new routine (like exercise or meditation). But sometimes the best thing that…+ read more
Have you seen the moving five minute video from StoryCorps about Danny and Annie? (If not, your happiness tip is to watch it now.)
The little love notes that Danny would leave for Annie defined…+ read more
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” –Plato
Loads of research shows that music can uplift and restore the spirit–so much so, in…+ read more
Are you always saying “yes” to everyone around you, but never making time for yourself? Saying no takes practice for most people, but it is a necessary life-skill in today’s world.
Say “no” to several requests or this week, but…
“Is the author of Raising Happiness really telling us to ignore our children,” you ask?
Yep. Sometimes—not always, of course—we need to not be so kiddie-centric. We Americans are obsessed with our offspring compared to European nations, to the detriment…
This week’s tip: Learn Something New.
Your kids are back in school; should you be, too?
Our brains grow and change throughout adulthood depending on what we do with them. Do a lot of math,…+ read more
This week’s tip: Play a Game That Makes You Happy
Games can provide the “exhilarating rewards, stimulating challenges, and epic victories that are so often lacking in the real world,” writes visionary game designer Jane McGonigal in her book Reality…
This week’s tip: DON’T Buy that Thing that You REALLY REALLY REALLY Want
There is often a big discrepancy between the way we think we’ll feel when we own something and the way we actually feel when we have it.…