Zen Living: 4 Ways Decluttering Increases Happiness

Before you read this, take a lap around your home. Make a mental note of all the “stuff” you see or find. Check the closest, the basement, and the cabinets. If you’re anything like me (or, more accurately, my wife!), you have a bunch of earthly possessions that you’ve had…

10 Classic Kids Films That Hold Hidden Wisdom For Adults

When you were a kid, you probably watched a ton of movies featuring talking animals, kids who went days without checking in with their parents, and other equally ridiculous scenarios. In-between all that ridiculousness, of course, came those boring sentimental moments (you know, like at the end of every episode of Full…

How To Stay Calm When You Know You’ll Be Stressed

Because stress can inhibit your ability to perform at your highest potential, knowing how to manage it is incredibly important. While we all deal with stress in unique ways, there are certain methods of alleviating anxiety that have proven to be universal to all humans. By dealing with physical and…

Positive Thinking: When it Works and When it Doesn’t

We’ve all heard of the thought experiment involving a glass of water in which an optimist will see it as half-full, and a pessimist will see it as half-empty. What this hypothetical experiment seems to overlook is the fact that, in reality, the glass of water is just a glass…

7 Rules of Happiness Kids Know, But Adults Forget

If I were to ask you, “Who, generally, has a better time in life: kids, or adults?” I guarantee your answer would be “kids.” Of course it would be. Children don’t have bills and mortgages to pay, they don’t get pulled into the furor of political debates, they’re generally ignorant…