From the monthly archives:

July 2011

Giving Thanks – How Gratitude Can Change Your Life

07.31.2011

Most people view gratitude as a polite expression of appreciation for help, a gift, or any other type of benefit. However, a number of psychologists are finding that an overall “attitude of gratitude” can have a positive effect on your life.

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The Simple Truth about Self Fulfillment

07.25.2011

Self-fulfillment, or the ability to accomplish your hopes and dreams through your own efforts, is one thing many people seek in order to have a satisfying, happy life. To some people, finding self-fulfillment may seem difficult or out of reach. When it comes to self-fulfillment, however, the amount of effort you put in is a [...]

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Positive Aging A How To Guide

07.18.2011

Numerous studies have shown that a positive outlook on aging translates not only to happier retirement years and overall better mental health, but longevity as well. In fact, those who have a positive attitude when it comes to aging live an average of 7.5 years longer than people who are anxious or depressed about aging.

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How Happiness Makes You Healthy

07.11.2011

You’ve probably heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” But this isn’t just a well-known saying; numerous studies have continually proven the benefits of happiness and optimism on health. Not only does a happy, upbeat mood make you feel good emotionally, but it can also make you a healthier person physically. A few of [...]

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