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