There is growing pressure to spend our free time improving ourselves or the world around us, whether it’s training for a triathlon, volunteering, or starting your own podcast. Why is it so hard for us to relax unless we feel we’ll have something productive to show for it? In the … [Read more...] about This simple psychological trick may help you chill out in this busy world
Aging can be terrifying, but it can also be beautiful. With age comes wisdom and knowledge. It becomes easier to ride the ups and downs of conflict and we can stop caring so much about what other people think of us. It is easy to associate aging with its less desirable aspects, … [Read more...] about Embracing a long life: 7 reasons to find joy in growing older
All of us have days when it's hard to get out of bed, and it feels like nothing we do makes a difference. These ups and downs are part of life but learning how to cope with the down days can benefit our entire life, even when we wake up happy. Since The Optimist Daily is all … [Read more...] about 10 simple things you can do to boost your mood (according to experts)
Learning how to live within a budget is not always something we’re taught, especially in a culture that celebrates consumption. That said, many of us have experienced living on a tight budget when in-between jobs or hit with an unexpected major expense. Even when the money is … [Read more...] about 5 frugal lifestyle tips so good you will want to teach them to your children
As the spring finds its way to the Western Hemisphere, many parents are looking for ways to connect with their children outdoors. Frankly we’ve all spent too much time inside through the course of the pandemic and the value of Vitamin D cannot be underestimated. At The Optimist … [Read more...] about Hiking with little ones? It can be done!