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