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Richard Branson's 8 Keys to Happiness and Success

It boils down to family, friends, fun, purposeful work and money -- in that order

By nearly any measure, Richard Branson is at the top of the success-o-meter of life. The multibillionaire launched his first business as a teenager. By 20, he had started a mail-order record business and by 22 he was running a chain of record stores. ...

by Deep Patel  | April 24, 2019 06:00:00
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Exercise Officially Makes You Happier Than Money, According to Yale and Oxford Research

Certain sports that involve socializing can have more of a positive effect on your mental health than others

It's clear exercise has health benefits both physical and mental -- but what if we could actually prove it was more important to your mental health than your economic status?According to a study carried out by researchers at Yale and Oxford, we may ...

by Ruqayyah Moynihan  | April 09, 2019 06:00:00
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Cultivating Gratitude and Happiness Will Boost Your Business

Focusing on your overall happiness is important to succeeding

Are you the kind of entrepreneur who wakes up every day and anticipates problems? Do you check your phone first thing to see what emergency needs your immediate attention? Many might say that’s a good trait to have. After all, solving problems is critical to ...

by Blair Singer  | November 14, 2018 08:00:00
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Happiness Hacks to Reinvigorate Your Workday

Here's how to break the monotony of a typical work day and bring a bit of fun into the workplace

Gallup defines engaged employees as those who are involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their workplace. A whopping 51 percent of American workers are actively looking for a new job or watching for new job openings. Many site a work culture that is not inviting, ...

by Caroline Dowd-Higgins  | August 18, 2018 12:00:00
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Unhappy at Work? Answer These 7 Questions to Determine Your Next Move

Unhappiness at work is a personal and professional growth opportunity

Roughly 64 percent of Americans are disengaged at work according to a study conducted by Gallup. To many professionals, this condition is unacceptable. They are working diligently to modify so they can get more joy out of life and more progress in their careers.Others struggle in this ...

by John Boitnott  | August 09, 2018 02:00:00
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20 Secrets to Living a Happier Life

Our brains are focused on survival. Anything more than that, you have to work for it

There’s an unfortunate reason why happiness is often elusive -- our brains simply aren’t wired that way. Instead, our brains have evolved to survive, to protect ourselves, to keep us safe. Sure, we have moments of elation and periods of contentment and ...

by Deep Patel  | July 10, 2018 02:00:00
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The Secret to Employee Happiness -- Revealed

Making the office a place employees enjoy going to each day is easier than it sounds

People often confuse happiness and wellness as being one and the same. But while both are essential to the employee experience, they’re far from synonymous. Rather, employee happiness is a wellness factor: By focusing on happiness just as they would physical and mental health, employers ...

by Heather R. Huhman  | April 24, 2018 12:00:00
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12 Great Ways Employees Can Be Rewarded Without Breaking the Bank

If you can't afford to give your employees a raise, these might help you make sure they feel appreciated

Your business is nothing without the employees and team members that make the wheels turn day in and day out. Rewarding hard-working employees is a simple and effective way to let them know how much they are appreciated, which can then lead ...

by Jonathan Long  | March 26, 2018 08:00:00
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Science Says Money Does Buy Happiness If You Spend It the Right Way

When you recognize the difference between need and greed, the rest is easy

There is frequent talk about how much money it takes for someone to truly be happy. Many studies have shown that happiness levels increase with income up to roughly $75,000 in annual salary. After that, there tends to be little correlation between income and ...

by John Rampton  | March 08, 2018 02:00:00
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How Much Money Do You Have to Make to Be Satisfied and Happy?

It's only a fraction of the millions you dream about

How many times have you thought, If I just made $5,000 or $10,000 more per year, then I’d be happy?Turns out, a marginal raise like this might be the key to feeling satisfied and happy for some. Psychology researchers from Purdue University and the ...

by Lydia Belanger  | February 26, 2018 06:00:00
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18 Easy Ways to Become a Happier Person in 2018

To become happier and healthier requires action but not more money

2018 is a new year and an opportunity for you to hit restart. Even though there is no fundamental difference between making a change on December 31st compared to January 1st, it can be helpful to use a specific moment (like a ...

by John Rampton  | January 05, 2018 02:00:00
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20 Simple Ways to Hack Your Happiness, According to Science

From taking walks to listening to music -- do small things to greatly boost your happy quotient

Happiness, anger, depression, anxiety, excitement -- we’ve all experienced each of these emotions before. It’s part of the human condition and how we’re wired. But if we had the option to feel happy 24/7, most of us would probably choose it.Unfortunately, that’s ...

by Rose Leadem  | November 23, 2017 12:00:00
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Stop Ignoring These 7 Scientifically Established Realities About Health, Happiness and Success

You need more sleep and less social media. So why won't you shut off your phone and go to bed?

Every day there is another article, video or piece of content that tells us we need to do or not do something because science has proven it’s “bad for us.” As a human behavior scientist, it drives me crazy that so many people ...

by Jon Levy  | October 05, 2017 02:00:00