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