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