How to Feel Better Fast

How to Feel Better Fast

Need a quick pick-me-up? You have the power to reframe your circumstances and boost your mood. Read on for some tips from the experts.

Pump Up Your Happiness by Strength-training Your Emotions

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Research-based strength training for your emotions.

Pump Up Your Happiness by Strength-training Your Emotions

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Research-based strength training for your emotions.

Your Spiritual Brain: Gateway to an Incredible Life

By Jeff Skolnick M.D., P.h.D.
Learn to activate your higher brain and fulfill your highest potential.

5 Reasons You Need to Play More

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
Research finds that fun seriously aids everything you want your mind to do.

Breathing: The Little Known Secret to Peace of Mind

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
We take our breath for granted, but learning to breathe can change our life.

The One Move You Can Make to Overpower Bad Body Image:

By Sarah Gervais Ph.D.
The surprising fix for feeling fat without leaving your chair

Do Your Kids and/or Your Job Deplete Your Happiness?

By Beverly D. Flaxington
Here are a few steps to ensure your happiest years continue.

The Rehabilitation of an Old Emotion

By Clay Routledge Ph.D.
A new science of nostalgia

Looking for an Escape? The Impulse to Run Away from It All

By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
That desire to get away can contain vital messages about self-care.

How to Love: A 5-Part Action Plan

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Falling in love is passive. How loving you are depends on what you are giving.

Spiritual Sunglasses: Sometimes We Can’t Take It All in

By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
When spiritual experiences seem too intense for us, we reach for our sunglasses.

Getting Unstuck

By Mark Banschick M.D.
Eight ways to get your mojo back

Being a Good Sport

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Helping children cope with winning and losing.

Staying Healthy By Sleeping Longer

By Dennis Rosen M.D.
The connection between sleep and the immune system

3 Ways to Deal with In-the-Moment Anxiety

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
These techniques can help you feel more confident in a stressful situation.

Three Ways to Use Play to Get Kids to Behave

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
School's out! Road trip? Be prepared so the kids don't drive you bananas.

Happiness @ Work

By Bernardo Tirado, PMP
10 Attributes of a Happy Employee

Manage Emotional Pains with RAINS

By Meg Selig
RAIN on your parade of negative thinking habits.

How a Simple Ritual Can Make You Feel Better

By Polly Campbell
Rituals can create meaning, help us connect, and ease our grief.

How to Get Happy in Five Easy Steps

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
There are some simple behaviors and cognitions that will increase happiness.

The Power of Choosing Your Thoughts

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
Introspection versus rumination

Calming Workplace Anxiety with Self-Compassion

By Katharine Brooks Ed.D.
A few minutes of seemingly simple phrases can improve your life.

Don’t Rush to the Bright Side

By Nancy Berns Ph.D.
Take time for grief and the joy will follow.

Can Less Time On Facebook Increase Your Happiness? Yes!

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
The emotional price of comparing with others on Facebook

Become the CEO of Your Own Brain in Six Easy Steps

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How to be the boss of your brain, rather than letting it master you

Mental Health and Happiness

By Nancy S. Buck Ph.D.
Start today practice a connecting habit and eliminate a disconnecting habit.

Building Healthy Self-Esteem

By Traci Stein PhD, MPH
7 Simple, powerful strategies for feeling good about yourself

Why Parent and Adolescent Need to Keep Talking

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.
Communication problems between parent and teenager start when they stop speaking

Juliette Fay: Writing my Way to a Happy Brain.

By Jennifer Haupt
Author discovers fiction is the key to her happiness.