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Lessons in Happiness from a Furry Friend
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Happiness is a right. We’re born with all the chemicals and connections we need to be happy. Yet so many people struggle with sadness and depression. Man’s best friend may be able to help.

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Smiling Prolongs Life, Seriously!
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A good smile goes a long way. Actually, it is so effective that there is a very good chance that if you do it often, it may extend your life. read more

The Clown’s Secret to Happiness
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Next time you go to the circus, look deep into the faces and eyes of the clowns. They will teach you how to unlock health and happiness. read more

Engage to Thrive
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When Mother Nature gifted us with our emotional brains hundreds of millions of years ago, she leap-frogged us ahead of all other species. This collection of nerve centers, known more formally as the limbic system, controls our inter-personal connections. It equips us with the mammalian instincts to nurture our offspring and collaborate with others to protect and advance our kinship groups. To ensure that we do this, Nature designed a simple reward system, called happiness. When we engage socially, we trigger irresistible neurochemical rewards. read more

The Power of Laughter: A Healthy Contagion
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Close your eyes and picture a happy gathering. Visualize the faces of friends and family. Close your eyes tighter, squeezing out all other senses except sound. Hear the noises of happiness. I’ll be very surprised if laughter wasn’t there, possibly the dominant memory. For good reason. This explicit social expression drives health and happiness. read more

This May be the Best Exercise Advice Ever
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What if I taught you a single exercise that worked more than 20 muscles, and improved your health and happiness? What if I told you that you could do it anywhere, anytime and that it won’t cost a cent, and it benefits those around you? What if I told you that those who do it with the greatest intensity are rewarded with the longest lives? read more