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