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How to Deal With Your Family’s Bad Habits

By Leo Babauta | 09/23/2016

Have you created healthy habits for you, but haven’t gotten your kids or spouse on board? You’re not alone — lots of people get frustrated when their loved ones don’t want to create healthy habits. I’ve had a bunch of people write to me about this, including one person who…

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The Money vs. Happiness Debate

By Valerie Young | 07/29/2016

Where do you sit in the money vs happiness debate? Which is more important? After reading this article, do you still feel the same way?


Father’s Day and What Dad Means to Me

By Missi Holt | 06/20/2016

Father’s Day offers the opportunity to reflect on the wonderful men in our lives. “Once upon a time, a Long, Long, LOOONG time ago… when I was a little girl…” I giggled uncontrollably even though I knew there was no possible way my dad had once been a little girl.…


How to Live Each Day — Advice from a Billionaire to Millennials

By Nick Papple | 05/30/2016

“Live each day as if it were your last.” The best way to take this advice is to do exactly the opposite, said PayPal co-founder, Peter Thiel to Hamilton College’s graduating class of 2016. If you’ve been following the news lately, then you’ve probably seen Peter Thiel’s name mentioned a…


The One Thing I Will Always Regret

By James Altucher | 05/20/2016

I regret passing the crying woman on the staircase inside the Chelsea Hotel. For three floors, as I was walking up, I kept thinking of things to say to her but then I just walked right by her and heard her weeping. I used to regret starting Vaultus, my wireless…


This One’s For You, Mom

By Missi Holt | 05/9/2016

Appreciation is an expression of gratitude — an opportunity to pause, reflect, and acknowledge the impact that people, places, and things have made on your life. Appreciation for loved ones raises your consciousness to the gift of their presence — the pleasures, the challenges, and the insights they bring to…


Relationship Salve: The Practice of Intentional Dialogues

By Leo Babauta | 05/6/2016

A couple months ago, I started a daily practice with my wife, Eva, called the Intentional Dialogue process, aimed at helping us become better at talking about difficult issues. Now, Eva and I have a great marriage, and we love each other deeply. But like any couple, sometimes we feel…


3 Secrets to Happiness

By Craig Ballantyne | 04/18/2016

One morning, a friend called me in distress about her relationship with her boyfriend. There was one misunderstanding after another, and now they weren’t talking. After 20 minutes we worked out a plan and I’ll share it below. But it got me thinking about how easy it is for us to…


The World’s Scarcest Commodity

By Alex Green | 03/25/2016

My 12-year-old son, David, is pushing his mom and me for a smartphone. Excuse me while I weep. It’s not that it wouldn’t be a convenience. When we’re late to pick him up at school, or he’s staying longer at a friend’s house or we’re separated at a ball game,…


Why Everyone Should Write a Journal — And How to Start

By Pete Cataldo | 03/4/2016

Despite spending a big chunk of my early adult years as a television sports anchor paid to ask a ton of questions, one of the few regrets I have in life is not asking even more of them. Having a grandfather with a treasure trove of knowledge, an essential time…

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3 Big Life Lessons from a Dog

By Craig Ballantyne | 02/22/2016

Bally the dog has taught me some of the biggest lessons of my life, and reminded me that our lives are passing even faster than we think.


The Truth About Luck and Success

By Craig Ballantyne | 12/28/2015

Luck has been in my corner since day one back in 1975. I was extraordinarily lucky to be born in Canada into a lower-middle class family. Lucky enough to have been educated in the years of the first home computer, to have come of age with the first Internet generation, and…