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