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Project Happiness Articles — Positive

Blog posts from happiness experts, covering everything from gratitude, mindfulness, social emotional learning, altruism and service, wellness, freedom, forgiveness, social connection, purpose, soul, self-love, compassion, and everything under the massive happiness umbrella. Browse our blog posts, or write for us!

5 Ways You Can Use Music As A Tool For Better Concentration And Improved Mental Health

People often find themselves in stressful situations – whether it's work, school or home life. You have probably noticed by now that music has a positive effect on your overall well-being. When in stressful situations or in situations that require our focus, we often sing or hum to ourselves. However, there is much more to it!
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The Book Every Woman Should Read

I’ve thought a lot about how to write this. I’ve actually sat here, on this rainy Sunday in early September, and I’ve started it about fourteen different ways. So I’ve decided to just be honest. And write stream of consciousness— which is what I do— and see what comes out. What I want to do is tell you about Courage to Rise.   
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5 Steps To Take When Anxiety Builds Up

Anxiety – what is it? There are so many different levels of Anxiety and some can be so severe that could lead to a panic attack (which if you haven’t experienced - can be so overwhelming it almost feels like a heart attack! ).
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Why Getting A Pet Might Be The Right Choice To Maximize Your Child's Happiness

If there is one thing all parents want, it's a child who is happy and content. From a strong foundation of happiness, children can achieve so much, so it’s no wonder we’re always looking for ways to maximize this happiness. As many families are discovering, a child’s happiness can be greatly increased simply by having a pet around as a companion.
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How do you create happier workplaces? Randy Hosts Wellbeing@Work Global Summit

Corporate wellness is helping organisations to attract and retain talent, reduce absenteeism and create happier and healthy workplaces! The Wellbeing at Work Event includes a programme of influential speakers, debating panels, workshops and networking sessions where delegates can ask questions, exchange ideas and share experiences on a subject that will change the world of work forever.
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I Hate My Life

I HATE MY LIFE!!! Have you said that before? So have I, but I found a story that personally helped me and I want to share it with you. Once upon a time there was a farmer. The farmer complained about the lake on his property...
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Life

I now see my life with only physical limitations. I can write in bed even if it’s a paragraph at a time. I want to succeed, but this time I will do it. No more being scared of the future. Cancer is often the hardest thing people go through. But the way I see it, feeling negative with cancer will only make you feel worse.
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The Ultimate Love Song for My Daughter with Down Syndrome

I’ve made the song You&Me for my daughter Eline with Down syndrome (Ds) to let her know how much I love her and to raise Ds awareness. I went from shock and disbelief at birth to acceptance and love…but most of all I gained the insight that the negative way society and medics look at Ds is not true.
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15 Habits Psychologists Have Linked With Happiness

Everyone wants to be happy, yet no one seems to know how to do it. The act of being happy has sparked a lot of discussion and thousands of studies have been conducted trying to solve the problem with happiness. Psychologists and scientists seem to have found the solution: little habits create big changes and lead to happiness.
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Virtual Field Trip "Discover Your Happy" is now live!

Celebrating International Day of Happiness this year – Project Happiness is proud to be one of the featured experts in the Virtual Field Trip, "Discover Your Happy," hosted by Discovery Education and LG Electronics USA. On International Day of Happiness, classrooms, students, and parents from across the globe tuned in for a watch party, where the 26-minute video short was debuted!
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