Long-time Society friend, David Niven, PhD is sharing an excerpt from his new book, It’s Not About the Shark. You might know him from his book 100 Simple Secrets of Happy People. Lessons from a Shark that Couldn’t Swim Director Steven Spielberg had a big problem. His film’s star was simply impossible to work […]
Based on our Amused Members survey, the top Happiness Challengers for our Secret Society of Happy People Members are weight, money, stress and lack of sleep. I suspect they challenge happiness for everyone else too. The interesting part is that they are intertwined. When we’re stressed or tired we eat comfort foods. When we don’t have […]
5 Science-Backed Ways to Smile More and Stress Less By Elizabeth Anne Scott Happiness and stress relief tend to go hand-in-hand. As a stress management expert for About.com and author of 8 Keys to Stress Management, I know quite a bit about stress management as well as what leads to happiness, so I know a lot about […]
“She Designed a Life She Loved”- Pinterest Quote By C. E. Plante I’ve never seen myself as an inspirational person. Those inspirational posters that hang in doctors’ offices and corporate waiting rooms always felt forced and stuffy, condescending and opportunistic. Instead of pondering their motivational insight, I’d often find myself contemplating what kind of person […]
This week our blog is featuring a not-so-secretly happy guest The Experiment by Michael Anderson, M.B.A., M.A. When’s the last time you saw something on, for instance, the SOHP blog, about a way for you to be happier? And when you first read it, your initial impression was: “Wow! This fits me exactly. It will […]
I hope you are enjoying your Labor Day. How are you celebrating?