When Rationalization Gets in the Way of Happiness

Can thinking too much about your choices get in the way of happiness? A new study published in Personality and Social Psychology shows when this may be the case. Psychologists gave subjects two posters to choose from. In one group, … Continue reading

Draw Happiness From as Many Different Sources as Possible

We’re not completely independent beings. While we strive to cultivate as much internal happiness as possible, the truth is we still depend on external things for some level of comfort, pleasure, and life satisfaction. These external things can be our … Continue reading

How to Love Someone You Don’t Like: Try a “Loving-Kindness” Meditation

We don’t always have to like someone for us to have love for them. Sure – it may not be “friendship” love or “family” love or “romantic” love. However, we can have “compassionate” love for anyone, despite any differences or … Continue reading