Can You Choose to Be Happy?

Can You Choose to Be Happy?

Some of us find comfort in dissatisfaction. In fact, the chronically unhappy often refuse to get help.

Why There's Pain in Happiness

By Meg Selig
Strangely, happiness requires pain—but not suffering.

Can’t Get No Satisfaction?

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
The Buddha and Nietzsche can help.

How to Make the World a Better Place

By Steven Stosny, Ph.D.
It’s the only way to be consistently happy.

Gifts of the Shadow

By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
In nature and in daily life, there’s beauty in the interplay of light of shadow.

The Survival Guide for Dealing With Chronic Complainers

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
What they want and what they need are very different things.

On Refusing to Be a Victim

By Jeanne Safer Ph.D.
What a paralyzed dancer teaches us about the power of will

Imperfectly Happy

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
Embracing imperfection

15 Habits to Cultivate Lasting Happiness

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
Proven strategies to generate good feelings, and all of them at your fingertips.

Achieving Happiness: Advice from Aristotle

By Michael W Austin
Happiness is best pursued by being a good person.

Why anxiety gnaws

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Central problem of clinical psychology is a signature of life.

When You're Down and Out: How to Get Through the Bad Days

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
What to do when it feels as if nothing matters.

Four Approaches to the Life Well-Led

By Marty Nemko Ph.D.
Should you pursue happiness? Serve God? Serve the universe? Seek balance?

Is There a Negative “Dog” in Your House?

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
How being more positive can save your relationship.

Why Frozen is Obviously about Lesbians

By Eric Charles Ph.D
To some people

What Causes Depression? Myths About Chemical Imbalances

By Todd B Kashdan Ph.D.
A closer look at physicians, drug companies, and the medicalizing of depression.

A Playful Path, and DeKoven's Advice for Getting Back on It

By Peter Gray
As the great Oaqui says: A playful path is the shortest route to happiness.

Building a Happy Life: Five Ways to Change Your Self-Defeating Habits

By Kevin D. Arnold Ph.D., ABPP
It’s your life, take it back!

Parenting and Not Taking Adolescent Behavior Personally

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.
It's easy for parents to attach personal issues to how their adolescent behaves.

Here We Snow Again

By Susan Sparks
Adapt and endure: lessons from under the snow.

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

The Secret To A Happy Relationship

By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D.
How can you get what they have?