Happiness Tips


6 Proven Ways to Find Peace After a Breakup 3

These tips for finding inner peace after a breakup are better than anything research or science can prove, because they’re from actual people who found peace after losing someone they loved. These tips are inspired by a reader who said these very important words to her husband. He was cheating on her, and she needed to find a way to […]

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How to Adjust to Being Alone 3

Sometimes the worst part of loss is learning how to be alone. After you’ve been part of a couple for years – or even decades – it can feel impossible to learn how to live as a single woman. In How to Emotionally Detach From Someone You Care About a reader commented on a tip that she found very helpful. […]

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What Introverts Need to Know About Going On Mission Trips 4

Going on a missions trip can change your life and perspective. But, mission trips can be exhausting for introverted people! Here are the most important things introverts need to know about going on a missions trip, inspired by my volunteer work in Haiti. I recently spent a week with Mission Possible, serving on a medical missions trip. We also helped […]

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How to Stop Living in the Past 6

This simple three-fold process will help you learn how to stop living in the past. I also share the three most painful experiences I’ve experienced, plus three ways I put the past behind me. A message such the “For I Know The Plans I Have For You” Inspirational Poster is one of the best tips on how to stop living in the past. […]

Stop Living in the Past

How to Help Someone With Depression

You may feel helpless and lost when a spouse, friend, or family member is depressed. These suggestions for helping someone with depression include practical tips and emotional support. Reading books like Shades of Blue: Writers on Depression, Suicide, and Feeling Blue will increase your understanding of what depression is. One of the best ways to be helpful to someone who is […]

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How to Stay Positive When You’re Sick 5

These ways to stay positive when you’re sick are inspired by the Parable of the Hospital Window. If you’re coping with a chronic illness such as colitis, cancer, Crohn’s, or celiac disease, you’ll find inspiration and hope here! I’m dealing with a nasty case of ulcerative colitis right now, and my bunion is acting up. Being sick – like getting […]

How to Stay Positive When Sick

How to Forgive Yourself 4

To make peace with yourself and live a joyful life, you need to learn how to forgive yourself. These steps towards forgiving yourself are inspired by a counseling session I recently observed (I’m a counselor in training). In Forgiveness: How to Make Peace With Your Past and Get on With Your Life, Sidney B. Simon and Suzanne Simon offer practical exercises […]

How to Forgive Yourself