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