Use pretend play to encourage children to persevere through difficulty.
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Strike up a brief conversation with a stranger to feel happier.
Praise children in a way that promotes honest behavior.
A way to lift yourself out of the mundane.
Connect with a partner through empathy and understanding.
Read a story that will inspire awe.
When your self-image takes a hit, reflect on what matters.
Key principles to help you forgive and achieve peace of mind.
A trick to bring yourself lasting happiness.
Build the kind of relationships you want by fostering optimism.
A simple, effective way to work through an emotional challenge.
A subtle way to induce kindness, particularly in kids.
How to appreciate what you have by imagining your life without it.
Write a letter expressing thanks, and deliver it in person.
Count your blessings and enjoy better health and happiness.
To feel more connected, skip the small talk and ask these questions instead.
How to praise kids in ways that make them more kind.
Overcome your reluctance and discover how kind other people are.
Feeling tense? Feel your body relax as you try this practice.
Find wonder and inspiration through a simple stroll.
Help students count their blessings and enjoy school more.
Help children understand what it means to forgive.
Get happier by seeing the humor in life.
Cultivate mindfulness, reduce stress, and enjoy everyday pleasures.
A writing exercise to foster connection and kindness.
To reduce stress, try facing your fears head-on.
Recalling how others have comforted us can make us more compassionate.
Steer clear of these 4 toxic relationship behaviors.
Foster optimism by imagining a positive future.
How to feel happier by doing things for others.
How to encourage kindness in ways that also boost happiness.
Pay attention to nature to boost feelings of connection.
A healthier way to deal with stressful situations.
How to encourage generosity by finding commonalities between people.
Tap into your positive traits and enjoy greater happiness.
Rediscovering ordinary experiences can bring unexpected joy.
Key steps for discussing issues collaboratively.
Strengthen feelings of kindness and connection toward others.
Build resilience by changing the way you respond to challenges.
Help children cultivate self-compassion by planning enjoyable activities.
Help adolescents start exploring and reflecting on meaningful life goals.
How to overcome barriers to kindness in yourself and others.
A writing exercise that makes you feel awesome.
Feel grateful as you reflect on all the gifts in your life.
Strengthen feelings of concern for the suffering of others.
A way to tackle a daunting task.
Use good news to strengthen your bonds with friends or family.
Help teens understand and practice being humble.
A way to forge connections across lines of difference.
Spice up your relationship by trying something new.
Help kids consider offering reparations as part of their apologies.
How to appreciate a loved one by imagining your life without them.
Turn an everyday action into a tool for mindfulness and stress reduction.
A way to build resilience to stress, anxiety, and anger.
Stop beating yourself up for flaws and mistakes.
Show love to your children by helping them process emotions.
A good apology involves more than saying "sorry."
How a stroll outside can help build lasting happiness.
Think about conflict differently to improve your relationship.
How to elicit kindness by making problems personal.
Ask kids to make a verbal pledge to be honest.
Have a discussion to deepen your child's experience of gratitude.
A way to tune into the positive events in your life.
Take a step back and analyze your feelings without ruminating.
Help students write a letter of thanks and deliver it in person.
A creative way to build happiness and meaning in life.
Discover what activities bring you the most happiness.
Encourage young kids to be giving by reading inspiring books.
Build compassion and interconnection by seeing your similarities with others.
Spend quality time with people you care about.
Teach kids how to practice to help them achieve their goals.
Help students tune in to the positive events in their lives.
A research-backed process for letting go of a grudge.
Change your outlook on a negative event — and enjoy less stress.
To foster resilience, think about a hurtful event in a different way.