happiness

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Compassion

How Hardship Can Help Us Grow Toward Joy 

Sometimes the challenges we face can help nudge us to make much-needed changes. Psychologist and behavioral scientist Mike Rucker offers tips for recognizing opportunities to nurture joy. Read More

  • Mike Rucker

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What Happiness Means to Mindful Readers—Photo of a golden retriever leaning out of a car window on a sunny day.
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What Happiness Means to Mindful Readers 

We often place high value on happiness and the happiness of those around us. But what does being happy actually mean? Here’s what Mindful readers had to say about the deeper meaning of happiness. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • June 14, 2022
Happiness Is Already Yours
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Happiness Is Already Yours 

Moments of joy are available to us even during difficult times, writes editor-in-chief Heather Hurlock. Happiness belongs to all of us, inherently. Read More 

  • Heather Hurlock
  • June 14, 2022
The Science of Gratitude—A woman lays on grass outdoors and looks up at the sky. Along the border are flowers, birds, and butterflies.
Calm

The Science of Gratitude 

Research shows gratitude isn’t just a pleasant feeling—being grateful can also support greater health, happiness, and wisdom in ourselves and our communities. Read More 

  • Misty Pratt
  • February 17, 2022

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