Results For: happiness

4 Life Lessons That Lead to Happiness, Success and Longevity

Eric Barker  -  

We see an endless stream of one-off studies in the news. This makes you healthy. Wait, no, it doesn’t. Oh hold on, yes, it does. Um, no, no it doesn’t… Unless we can somehow put them all into perspective, these little dribs and drabs of knowledge really aren’t much more than trivia. What happens when you […]

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The Two Words That Will Lead You To Success And Happiness

Eric Barker  -  

Seriously: Just Two Words Seems like this should be a very short post, right? Here’s the quick and dirty: The word “yes” leads to happiness. The word “no” leads to success. Here’s why.   For Happiness Say Yes “Yes” creates opportunity. Saying yes a lot makes more things happen. And research shows that lots of little […]

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The Way To Happiness: Remember The 4 P’s

Eric Barker  -  

There’s an overwhelming amount of happiness research. Forget incorporating it all into your life — merely remembering it is daunting enough. I like to keep it simple: Remember the 4 P’s. Purpose Perspective People Play Work those into every day and you’ll be smiling more.   Purpose This one gets short shrift in the modern […]

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3 Ways To Boost Happiness That Sound Really Stupid But Actually Work

Eric Barker  -  

In her book Positivity, professor Barbara Frederickson provides a number of positive thinking exercises to increase happiness and good feelings. I’ve covered a lot of this research before so most of it wasn’t too surprising to me… but three of them threw me for a loop. I looked up the studies to verify. Sure enough, they […]

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