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