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Dreaming of a green Christmas? Here are 10 eco-friendly tips

The festive season is a wonderful – but wasteful – time of year. Dee Marques shares 10 top tips on how to have a greener and more sustainable

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The best books on meditation: our top picks

With so many books on meditation available, how do you pick the best one to suit your needs? Just listen to the advice of meditation and mindfulness

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Journaling techniques: travels to our interior

Journaling isn’t just for teenagers. As Arlo Laibowitz explains, jotting down your thoughts, plans and reflections can help you with

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Dreaming of a green Christmas? Here are 10 eco-friendly tips

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The festive season is a wonderful – but wasteful – time of year. Dee Marques shares 10 top tips on how to have a greener and more sustainable Christmas, including giving gifts that last and reusing

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The best books on meditation: our top picks

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With so many books on meditation available, how do you pick the best one to suit your needs? Just listen to the advice of meditation and mindfulness teacher Ann Vrlak: she's read most of them!

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Journaling techniques: travels to our interior

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Journaling isn’t just for teenagers. As Arlo Laibowitz explains, jotting down your thoughts, plans and reflections can help you with self-development. Check out these six different journaling

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How the power of games is being used to increase community and social impact

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How is gaming changing the way non-profits fundraise and boost community engagement? Corey Harnish explains this growing trend.
 
More and more it seems we're being asked to donate to

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Ava Marie Doodles: meet the handmade heroine with a self-care message

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To celebrate World Creativity and Innovation Day, Calvin Holbrook chatted with illustrator Ava Marie Puckett – AKA Ava Marie Doodles – about her kick-ass illustrations and products that are designed

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Best mindfulness books: our Top 10 picks

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With a saturated market, how do you pick the best book on mindfulness to suit you? You listen to our expert Ann Vrlak, that's how! Here she shares her Top 10 reads, whatever your mindfulness stance:

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The best mindfulness podcasts: our top 7 picks

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Mindfulness podcasts are a great new way of discovering more about the practice while you're relaxing or on the go. Dee Marques shares her top seven mindfulness podcasts that can boost your

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Happiness podcasts: 8 that we rate

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If you hadn't already heard, podcasts are all the rage. Calvin Holbrook selects eight great happiness podcasts that will enrich your life, boost well-being and help you learn

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6 ways travel boosts your mental health and happiness

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We all look forward to taking time out to travel, but exploring the world helps us do more than just relax. As Calvin Holbrook discovers, research suggests that, in fact, travelling offers some

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Top 3 inspiring movies and documentaries about happiness

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Self-help and improvement often involves reading, but Arlo Laibowitz suggests that watching movies about happiness makes a great alternative. Here are his Top 3 happy films and

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What makes people happy across the world: happiness in different cultures

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When it comes to culture and happiness across the globe, what makes people happy in some countries may surprise or even shock you. And, as Dee Marques discovers, some cultures even believe that

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Games are changing our lives... for good!

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Corney Harnish examines how playing games can actually improve your life, leave you feeling better than ever, and create a social impact.

Are you someone who is skeptical about games?

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Why We Make Art

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From expressing emotions to making sense of the world, seven artists explain why they write, rap, take photos, draw, dance, and make movies. One thing they have in common is that the choice to make

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The surprising mandala coloring benefits for adults

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Mandala coloring benefits are older than you think. Tine Steiss looks at the advantages – such as relaxation and increased creativity – and traces the history of the mandala.
 
You've

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Changing the world through art: The Life Cube

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Originating at Burning Man, the Life Cube travels the globe, encouraging goal setting, creativity and bringing communities together. Arlo Laibowitz captures the magic of this art project in his new

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Free heart Mandala printout

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Artist and happiness maker Tine Steiss invites you to enjoy this free Mandala heart printout that she lovingly made!
 
What do you do on a cold snowy day? I like to spend my free time

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Free printout for mandala coloring

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Here's your free mandala printout so you can start coloring and feel the benefits, such as relaxation and heightened creativity! 
 
We've already explored the benefits of mandala

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