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