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Happiness

Stuff I wish I would have known

We all get sad, but what if it never goes away? I could title this section depression, but I prefer to focus on the solution — happiness. I think it is a challenge we all face. It wasn’t a journey that I signed up for, but sometimes our challenge is to turn disadvantages into advantages — I call that falling uphill. 

Regardless of your happiness level, these articles are full of lessons learned and tools to help anyone live a better life.

If you want a worksheet, I recommend reading one of my most popular articles ever Mental Health Checkup & Toolkit

My quest for happiness

An introduction to my adventure in depression.
A series about how to find/create more joy in life. Everyone can benefit from these life lessons and activities.
Guest Post by Manish: Sometimes taking a break from your daily routine is the best way to get perspective on your life. Here are some tips on how travel may be the refresher course on life that you need.
Time for an update on my progress of losing weight while literally doing nothing. A sad update leads to renewed motivation. I also added a few new rules to try, like: Put down the spoon in between bites. 
It sounds like a contradiction, but consider depression a practice problem for life's bigger challenges. Learn how to put depression into perspective.
I call this concept "The rule of thirds." We can use this rule to help us find alternate solutions or judge whether we are achieving success with the one solution we are using.
We talk about whether depression is in the mind or the body. And, another tool to help you feel better before you even know you need to feel better.
An introduction to my adventure in depression.
A series about how to find/create more joy in life. Everyone can benefit from these life lessons and activities.
But is thinking the only way out of depression? Is depression simply mind over matter? If you are a fan of social media, you might think so.
You will be surprised what you discover with this reverse psychology trick that we can use on our “bad” emotions, whether that be depression or anything else.
Welcome to part 3 in my series on depression. Today, we will discuss whether happiness is a choice or not. And I will give you two more simple solutions to feeling better right now.
Is depression bad or good, abnormal or normal? Is depression a bodily sensation or an emotional feeling? The answer will surprise you and help you feel better.
Homeschool your family in an optimistic mental health strategy that not only teaches how to manage stress and stay healthy but get excited about the future.