We all need recognition for our achievements and efforts, but sometimes it’s surprisingly hard to come by. Here’s the key to getting the affirmation you’re craving.
Articles in the category "Happiness"
You know what’s fun? Things I used to enjoy. Sometimes we leave an interest behind because we desperately need change. But coming back to an old passion is both refreshing and comforting.
No matter what heights you reach, somebody will always be upset by your success. But skillfully dealing with uninvited critics can transform them from an annoyance to an unexpected gift. Here’s how.
When I reflect on the brevity of my family members’ lives, I also contemplate what this means for my own mortality as a multipotentialite. If I don’t have much time, I need to realign my life with my values now.
Doing things “just for fun” opens us up to new kinds of satisfaction, joy and enthusiasm. Here’s what happened when I dipped my toe into a world that’s typically reserved for experts.
Having goals is great, but if achievement only means moving on to the next task…what’s the point? Celebrating your wins—big and small—can lead to a more joyful and productive life.
When learning and having novel experiences is key to your identity, losing your gusto for the new can be a harsh blow. Here’s how to get back on track with what brings you joy.
Statistically speaking, most human beings are more or less average in most ways. In fact, it’s impossible for us all to be above average! So why does having a nice, normal life sometimes feel so painful?