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