Articles Tagged: <span>hope</span>

Finding Meaning in Grief

Grief is one of the most complex emotions humans can experience. Everyone feels grief differently and responds to it differently. But not everyone realizes that grief, as an unavoidable part of the human experience, can also provoke unexpected thoughts and change us in unexpected ways—some of which aren’t negative. In fact, you can find meaning […]

Love and Magic: How Love Powers Creativity

Love and creativity go hand in hand. That’s why so many poems, songs, novels, and movies are centered around love. That’s why creative people are so often portrayed as “hopeless romantics” (it may be a stereotype, but there’s truth in a lot of stereotypes). But why is it that love and creativity have such a […]

The Inner Dragon: Stubborn Optimism

Are you a glass-half-full, sunny-side-of-the-street, every-cloud-has-a-silver-lining type person? If so, you might be in the vast minority. A 2015 survey reveal that only 6% of Americans think the world is actually getting better. Of course, that’s talking about the world as a whole. Other studies indicate that people tend to be more optimistic about their […]

How a Gratitude Journal Can Combat Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and depression are serious conditions. Whether you feel anxious or depressed from time to time, or have been diagnosed with a clinical disorder, the prospect of trying to break free of those negative feelings can be overwhelming. But what if there was something relatively simple that could help you through it? In the song […]

Discovering Your Happiness: Other Frameworks & The Egg

Happiness is a pretty subjective concept. While almost everyone would undoubtedly agree that happiness is a positive thing, that’s likely the only universally accepted truth about happiness. From there, every individual is going to have his or her own definition or description about what happiness is. Is it a late night, or an early morning? […]

Being Willing to Change

When asked, most people would say that there is something they want to change about themselves or their life. Whether they want to strengthen a relationship, learn a new skill, or develop a healthy habit, humans by nature are often looking for ways to improve, with the hope that that improvement will make them happier, […]

The Egg

The Egg: How to Create Happiness

Happiness isn’t something you come across by accident. You create happiness for yourself. But how? In today’s world of chaos, sadness, fear, and confusion, it’s easy to see happiness as an unattainable goal. Perhaps that’s part of the reason why so many people struggle with anxiety, depression, burnout, discouragement, and stress: they can’t find a […]

Our Favorite Affirmations for Hope

5 affirmations to help you develop real hope that will shape your thinking and your life. Positivity is powerful Positive affirmations have the power to shape your thinking and help you design a life you love. No, really—it’s science! But if positive affirmations are really going to make a difference for you, personally, then you […]