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What makes the greatest positive difference with the least effort?
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SOMO Illustration of The How of Happiness Song - YouTube

The How of Happiness Song by Abdominal and The Obliques
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Choose the life you want to live and learn the habits of happy people. This YouTube video, The How of Happiness by Abdominal and The Obliques, is a window into what's possible when you are intentional about being happy.

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10 Simple, Science-Backed Ways To Be Happier Today

10 Simple, Science-Backed Ways To Be Happier Today | Small Changes | Scoop.it
Did you know that the perfect temperature for happiness is 13.9C Adjust your thermostat then check out these quick tips for maximizing mirth.
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Exercise for 7 minutes. Go outside. Sleep more.  Small changes that add up to being more alive. Happier. Now.

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What to Do When You've Made Someone Angry

What to Do When You've Made Someone Angry | Small Changes | Scoop.it
In the end, your intentions don't matter much.
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Rather than paving that famous road with good intentions, acknowledge the consequences and do something about it.

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The As If Principle

The As If Principle http://t.co/drsIZx7i6k
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If it works, it is true.  Words from William James and the Pragmatists to live by. Love this clear explanation of "The As If Principle," a book that summarizes the small changes you can make, emulating the results you want by acting "as if" it were true.

 

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How To Meditate Without Meditating At All

How To Meditate Without Meditating At All | Small Changes | Scoop.it
Your meditation doesn't have to emulate the Buddha's 49-day retreat.
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Cook something with heart and attention. Relax with a cup of coffee. Enjoy a shower that also cleans out the inside of your head.  All good ways to pause, decompress, and appreciate the moment.

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Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing | Small Changes | Scoop.it
Turns out something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer's Leo Widrich explains...
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Color can completely change an outcome...

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Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are | Video on TED.com

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves.
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Cuddy's power poses not only increase confidence, they reduce cortisol and stress in just a few seconds.  What's not to like?

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