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Look for Win-Win Solutions to Be Happy in the Workplace

A truly happy person will try to find the win-win solution at work. All types of work inevitably involve conflict. Why? Because people who work alongside one another are either striving to achieve the [more…]

Positive Relationships Contribute to Wellness

Nothing’s better than a good relationship (although some people might make an argument for chocolate). When you’re in a good relationship, the birds sing and the sun shines — even in the dead of winter [more…]

Relationships Improve the Overall Quality of Life

In a healthy relationship, the overall quality of your life improves. You grow as a person because your partner in the relationship gives you the support you need to take more risks and face more challenges [more…]

Honesty in Healthy Relationships

To form a healthy relationship with someone and become emotionally intimate, you need to share experiences and secrets with your partner that you don’t share with anyone else. That kind of intense, intimate [more…]

The 5 Secrets of Happiness: Improve your Relationship with Yourself!

One of our biggest advances in life has been in figuring out what causes happiness — and what doesn’t. For example, everyone wants to be happy. By increasing your level of happiness within yourself, you [more…]

Communication Qualities that Foster Healthy Relationships

Communication builds emotional intimacy. You become close to your partner by sharing thoughts and feelings with one another that you don’t share with anyone else, and you do that sharing through verbal [more…]

An Assertive Life is a Healthy Life

When you’re assertive, you act like an equal and share your thoughts and feelings with the listener — and that draws you closer together. Assertiveness should be used only when you have equal power and [more…]

How to Master the Art of Apology for a Happy Life

Remember that old movie line, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry?” Well, forget it. When you love someone, you’ll need to apologize often — and mean it — or you can kiss your relationship goodbye [more…]

Avoiding Analysis Paralysis

As an introvert, you're a deep thinker and you like to consider every angle of a problem. And that's a good thing — except when it leads to something called [more…]

Shying Away from New Experiences: Is It Introversion, Or Is It Fear?

Imagine that you're home one night, happily puttering around the house, when your best friend calls and says, "We're going skiing on Saturday. I know you've never tried it. Want to come along? [more…]

Helping Your Introverted Child Prepare for a Class Presentation or Speech

Are you raising an introverted child? If so, you know your innie hates being in the spotlight. And he or she really, reallyhates having to stand in front of the whole class and give a presentation. [more…]

10 Great Things about Being an Introvert

As an introvert, you have lots of advantages in life. Granted, you may not feel that way when you're forced to make small talk with strangers at an inane social event, but you really do possess enviable [more…]

Success as an Introvert For Dummies Cheat Sheet

It's tough being an introvert in an extrovert's world. But remember that introversion is normal and healthy, just like extroversion. While extroverts thrive on social interaction, introverts prefer quieter [more…]

What Happiness Isn't

Human beings are wired with an innate, neurological potential for happiness, but if you're like most people, you're not entirely sure what happiness is. Well, here are six things that happiness [more…]

Are You Happy? 10 Questions to Figure It Out

If you want to know how close you are to happiness, here's some self-assessment you can do. Be honest with yourself as you answer the following questions — otherwise, the exercise won't be helpful. [more…]

5 Ways to Attain Happiness at Work

If you're tired of being unhappy at work, you can do something about it. Here are five tips that you can use to remedy the problem: [more…]

Strive for Happiness by Balancing Life

Overall happiness results from striking a balance in all aspects of your life. Happiness occurs in moments, not in hours, days, weeks, months, or years. The trick is to enjoy the moment, to relish the [more…]

Happiness For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Happiness is an important part of life — no less than anger, sadness, and fear. But how do you know if you're happy? Are you as happy as most people? If you have lots of money or a fancy title at work, [more…]

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