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