Archive | Happiness

How to Organize a Neighborhood ‘Chalk Walk’

Have you noticed an increase in the number of adorable chalk drawings adorning the sidewalks on your quarantine strolls around the neighborhood lately? Cooped-up kids (and more than a few adults) are taking to the sidewalks to throw down a little artwork or a few inspirational words for neighbors to appreciate as we…Read more… Continue […]

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Use Kurt Vonnegut’s Happiness Trick

English has no precise antonym for “complain.” All the closest verbs require an object: you can praise a thing or compliment a thing, but you can complain, full stop. Whatever the opposite would be, Kurt Vonnegut says you should do it. It will make you happier.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Advice for the End of the World: Simulations, Flesh-Eating Bacteria, and the Meaning of Happiness

For former Jezebel staffer Ellie Shechet, it is nearly always time to freak out. Doom—personal, professional, planetary—awaits, beckoning at the wings. No one has exactly asked for her advice, but we gave her a column anyway. Advice for the End of the World is a limited edition advice column for catastrophic thinkers,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Advice for the End of the World: Simulations, Flesh-Eating Bacteria, and the Meaning of Happiness

For former Jezebel staffer Ellie Shechet, it is nearly always time to freak out. Doom—personal, professional, planetary—awaits, beckoning at the wings. No one has exactly asked for her advice, but we gave her a column anyway. Advice for the End of the World is a limited edition advice column for catastrophic thinkers,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Where to Start When It Feels Like Nothing Is Going Right in Your Life

Having a bad day when everything goes wrong and feels off can happen from time to time. But then there are longer stretches that can turn into weeks or months of feeling unmotivated, lost or hopeless. Life may keep piling it on, but here are a few starting points for how you can climb out […]

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If You Want to Feel Happier, Don’t Bother Faking a Smile

For some reason, certain people feel it is their obligation to tell others—usually women—to smile. Clearly, this is problematic for many reasons, but as someone on the receiving end of those comments pretty frequently, I especially hate when people attempt to use science to try and convince me to put on a happy face.Read more… […]

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If You’re Having a Tough Day, Try the ‘1-2-3 Strategy’ 

We’ve all been there—your day is going poorly and it feels like it will never end. Worst of all, it feels like you can’t do anything to make it better. But that’s not entirely true. This strategy won’t solve all of your problems, but it’s a creative way to turn a rough day into a […]

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[LISTEN] Oshi releases new track citing he will delete it within a day

Oshi has released a new track, “h a p p i n e s s,” ahead of playing at the famed Coachella this weekend. On his Twitter page, he notes that he will probably delete the track within a day because it is a ‘throw away song.’ The track’s elaborate combination of instrumentals, synthesized vocal accents, […]

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