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  • Bryce, Tiny Sparrow Photography

    Photography courtesy of Tiny Sparrow Foundation.

    Thanks to a network of more than 400 professional photographers nationwide who donate their time and talent, Tiny Sparrow continues to grow and...
  • Girl scouts in Cincinnati

    Photo by Cindy Baldhoff

    One Scout Troop in Cincinnati is running a “Smile Campaign” during the month of June to boost happiness.
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    This character strength can help you solve problems and find success.
Hands holding a small heart.
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33 Ideas for Giving Back

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Giving back not only benefits society--it's also great for your own health and happiness.
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How Mindfulness Helped Me Get Through the Las Vegas Shooting

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I’m grateful for the tools that helped me self-soothe and show up in the world the way I want to--even during a catastrophe.
Jamie Bechtold with gongs
Photograph of Jamie Bechtold by Keaton Koechli

Sound Baths Offer a Concert for the Soul

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In sound baths, Chinese gongs and Tibetan bowls provide soothing sounds and vibrations as a medium for meditation and mindfulness.
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Faith and Positive Psychology Merge in 'The Happiness Prayer'

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According to new book, an ancient Jewish prayer provides the blueprint for a happy life.
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10 Best Books to Boost Productivity

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These 10 motivational books will help you become more organized, harness positive habits, and identify and prioritize what's most important.
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Illustration by Lucy Davey

Heart of a Mentor

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As a teacher, anti-bullying coach and motivational speaker for teens, Victor Palomares has made inspiring youth his personal mission.
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All collages courtesy of Caren Enderle.

Live Happy Inspires Friends to Craft Positivity

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Inspired by Live Happy magazine, a Kentucky schoolteacher and her friends create inspiring mood boards with positive messages.
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Illustration © Kim Johnson

15 Ways to Stay Grounded

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How can you maintain your balance when the world around you feels unstable? We've found 15 ways to keep you grounded in uncertain times.
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The Best of Intentions

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Intention gives direction and meaning to actions large and small that we do throughout the day, imbuing our lives with a greater sense of purpose.
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Two Books Teach Teens to Be Happier, More Resilient

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Two recent workbooks make positive psychology accessible for teens--perhaps the people who need it most.

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