Category Archives: Motivation

How a Mindful Smile Improves Your Happiness & Health

Babies smile—a lot. Beauty queens smile—on cue. Winners smile—mostly in between all that jumping and high-fiving. Smiles are a way of expressing our happiness, our joy, our pride, or our gratitude. More than that, smiles are a way of connecting, of saying—without words—‘I’m with you on this. I acknowledge you as a fellow human, or […]

Riding the Roller Coaster of the 6 Basic Human Emotions Is Exhausting

Although there is no census definition of the term ‘emotion’ in the psychology community, it is often described as episodic, synchronized, and temporary changes in affect or the feeling of state. It reflects our quick ability to observe objects and situations in our environment and then adapt our behavioral and physiological responses to that stimuli. […]