Today’s Solutions: June 15, 2024

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Stop comparing yourself to others. Try this instead

As the old saying goes, comparison is the thief of joy—and humans love joy! So, why is it that we so often suffer from the tenacious tendency to compare ourselves to others? This impulse to compare is called “social comparison,” and there are two ways in which we engage with it. Upward Read More...

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5 brain types and what make them happy, according to a neuroscientist

Over the past couple of years, there have been perceptible shifts in our collective vision of what our lives should look like. The Pandemic has exposed the weak points in our current systems and the inequities they perpetuate, causing us to seriously reconsider the track that we’re on.  There Read More...

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These 3 strategies will help you train your mind to be more positive

When something goes wrong at work, it’s normal to take that negative experience and hold onto it for the rest of the day— or maybe even for the whole week. That tendency is a product of how our brains are wired, and it exposes us to extra, unneeded stress. But it doesn’t have to be like Read More...

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How to spend your money on happiness

No matter how many times you click ‘buy’ online, spending money online to buy things isn’t necessarily going to make you a happier person. That, however, doesn’t mean that spending money, in general, can’t help make your life a bit happier. With a little conscious spending, you can Read More...

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A four day workweek? 10 reasons it’s a great idea

While enduring the global pandemic, many of us have had the chance to reassess our values and goals for our lives. This has set the scene for many companies, workplaces, and even entire countries to toy with the possibility of implementing a four-day workweek. We’ve shared several stories Read More...

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Don’t let these five happiness myths hold you back from joy

As the new year approaches, we’re all setting intentions for a happier and healthier 2022, but achieving happiness looks different for everyone, depending on your lifestyle, preferences, and stage in life. Nonetheless, there are a few myths about happiness that can hold us all back from joy, no Read More...

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Warren Buffett’s secret to success? Optimism

We’re all probably familiar with Warren Buffett for his financial success, but money doesn’t necessarily buy happiness. So what does one of America’s richest businessmen credit as the key to happiness? Optimism. Buffett is well known for his optimism, but data science consultant Michael Read More...

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Study: Boosting happiness slows down cognitive decline

A new longitudinal study investigating whether a person’s level of happiness affects their cognitive health as they age strongly suggests that the happier you are, the less likely you are of developing neurodegenerative diseases like dementia. While there have been previous studies that link Read More...

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7 Strategies to make this back-to-school season more joyful for kids

This back-to-school season is a tough one to navigate. Even before Covid-19 restrictions were in place, kids were already dealing with the complexities of social media, extracurriculars, competitive schooling, and the overwhelming pressure to excel and fit in. This year, instead of striving for a Read More...

7 Ways to boost your emotional

7 Ways to boost your emotional wellbeing

This past year and a half have been emotionally tumultuous, so much so that you may find that yourself overwhelmed to the point of avoiding feeling at all. However, to achieve emotional wellbeing, you need to learn how to accept and regulate your emotions, rather than let them control you. Here Read More...