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