31 Aug '11, 5pm

Could You Be Happier? | Care2 Healthy Living

Could You Be Happier? | Care2 Healthy Living

By Erica Sofrina, Motivational Speaker, Teacher and Author Did you know that 40 percent of your capacity for happiness is within your own power to change? Some myths about happiness are: We must go somewhere else to find it We’ll be happy if we change our circumstances We either have it or we don’t (from The How of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky) The fact is you can increase your happiness level with intention and practice. Like anything that is repeated over time, happiness can become a habit! Gail Danchig, MA, the founder of Courageous Happiness®, teaches that by combining mindfulness , creativity and positive psychology , we can learn to better deal with challenging life issues and increase our level of happiness, resilience, optimism and well-being. Who wouldn’t want that? I asked Gail to share with our readers some of the exercises she uses in her Courageous Happiness...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/could-you-be-happier.html

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