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