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By Glen Stansberry

Why Doing a Live Show for Our Podcast Made Elizabeth and Me Happier

Last week, my sister Elizabeth and I did something that felt very new and bold — we recorded an episode of our podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin, live in front of a whole theater full of people. And I was reminded of the importance of an atmosphere of growth. As I discuss in The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, I’ve identified Eight Splendid Truths of Happiness.

Poang Massage Chair

I’ve had an Ikea Poang chair since ~1990 and used it regularly for many years, then it became a driving chair for video games, but in the last few years hasn’t seen much use. I’ve always wanted a massage chair (who hasn’t???) but could never justify $2000+ for a massive, sure-to-break chunk of furniture. A few weeks ago in Bed Bath and Beyond I tried out a couple of their H

7 Creative Resume Ideas to Stand Out Online

Whether you’re looking for a position with a new company or looking to collaborate on big projects as a specialist, one thing’s for sure: You’re going to need a resume. And not just any old resume, of course. If you want to stand out in today’s marketplace with a memorable first impression that opens doors, you’re going to need a resume website.A whole website just for your resume? Yes.

Organizing your thoughts

Pre-order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. As you may have guessed, the first step for organizing your thoughts is writing them down. (Especially thoughts related to things you need to do.) It’s not hyperbole to say that writing things down can change your life.

Santa’s South Pole Holiday Home

The main structure is built of IKEA FNISS waste paper bins, joined with nuts and bolts and lit with Christmas lights. I built a ride on train that has IKEA push lights too. I build a different grotto each year for all the children (and adults) we know, in memory of my late father, who built grottos for us as children.

4 Ways To Prevent Self-Criticism from Holding You Back

“Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” ― Louise L. Hay, You Can Heal Your Life Have you ever wished that you weren’t so hard on yourself? Or are you someone who believes that you aren’t hard enough on yourself?

Do You Ever Get a Huge Pleasure Just From Looking at a Particular Object? What?

“The rack stood as if it had been there forever across the landscape and lit by the sun with its long shadow behind it, and in harmony with every fold of the field and finally turned into a mere form, a primordial form, even if that was not the word I used then, and it gave me huge pleasure just to look at it.

Descriptions of Manliness: 1st Lieutenant Edward “Hillbilly” Jones

Editor’s Note: It’s hard to describe manliness in isolation — that is, apart from the flesh and blood men who embody it. It’s something that you instinctively recognize and feel when you encounter it in another. As such, one of the best ways I’ve come to understand manliness is through the descriptions men have given of other men they admired.

Fashion Food: Mousse de Maracujá x Strappy Bra + Floral

Oba, hoje é dia de Fashion Food, baby! A gente adora a seção que traz receitas inspiradas em looks! Essa refrescante ‘Mousse de Maracujá’ foi elaborada a partir dessa combinação ‘saia floral’ + ‘Strappy Bra’ – como é oficialmente chamado esse suitã/top cheio de tirinhas!

Born For This: Join Me on the Spring 2016 Tour!

Link: Register for the “Born for This” Spring Tour One of the things I love about writing books is the chance to connect directly with readers. I always include my email address in each manuscript, and every day I hear from readers all over the world. I also love going on tour. Ever since I published my first book, where I went to every U.S.

Is Honesty Really the Best Policy?

Not everyone is a born smart or Genius. As we grow old, we get that funny feeling. There were lot of fights and quarrels , that could have been avoided. Many things were meaningless. There were not worth dying for. This is like what they say….Growing up. There were so many people, whom we met in our adult hood. They left. We moved on.

Set These 3 Goals Now!

You have a vision of your dream life but don’t know how to get there? Time keeps going by and you wonder why you are making so little progress compared to the potential you know is inside of you? You even start wondering whether it’s worth it to keep going?

Podcast #171: The Dying Experience — Myths and Answers

All of us are going to die someday. And most of us will have loved ones who will die from disease or old age before we do. In fact, some of you listening right now may be dying yourself or watching a loved one die. Yet most modern Westerners aren’t prepared for the actual event of dying because we’ve done such a great job cordoning it off from the rest of life.

Three Powerful Mindfulness Tips That Can Change Your Life

Be the master of every moment You are the master of your mind and only you can decide what you're feeling. Don't let other people put you down with their words and actions. You have the decision to give in to their misery or to remain unaffected and pleasant. Think of them as giving you a present; inside of it is a little misery. Your mind has a choice to accept it or not.

The Weekly Huckberry Giveaway: January 22, 2016

Welcome to another year of weekly Huckberry giveaways! My Picks This Week For most gentlemen, winter means breaking out the wool beanie when traversing the outdoors. Why not take it up a notch with the made-for-winter fedoras from Yellow 108?