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