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