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