Learning to be happier
To be truly content in our lives, we have to understand the genuine sources of happiness. Explore how to find what that means for you.
Is there a right and a wrong way to meditate? What really is meditation anyway? It can be challenging for many of us, but once you understand what it is—and isn't—and have a few basic tips, then doing these “biceps curls for your brain” pays off big by making you calmer, more focused, and—yes—happier.
The mind abhors a vacuum. That may explain why research has shown that 50% of the time our minds are wandering, and during that time we report being less happy. There is a cause and there is a cure for this distraction which breeds unhappiness, which wisdom traditions have been trying to teach us for over 2600 years. Are you ready to apply the antidote?
Freedom is not free. And it is not independent. As we celebrate freedom and vow to uphold it, it is just as important to the well-being of humanity to remember how connected we are to each other, to other forms of life, to this planet. We are all supported by other things. Everything we do has an effect on something else in some way.