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Happiness

5 Simple things you can do to be happier

There's no one recipe for happiness, but these are some common ingredients.

Not feeling much Easter joy? Here are some Bible passages to help

Scripture has a lot to say about being joyful, and these quotes just may lift your spirit.

3 Tips from Harvard on how to live a happy life

These are results of studies over dozens of years on thousands of participants.

Regular churchgoers are happier, study says

In the US in particular, religious observance has been found to be a key factor in emotional well-being.

How an obsessive focus on personal happiness actually has the opposite effect

Studies show the best path to happiness is to stop trying so hard.

Envious often? Here’s the secret to overcoming it

Envy is a destructive emotion, but these practices will help it become a problem of the past.

How “educating” our feelings can help us be happier

Forming our heart helps us to live virtuous, happy lives.

Is the way we seek happiness today self-defeating?

And do we even know what we're looking for?

Three saints remind us that holy people are happy people

Philip Neri, Thomas More, and Francis of Assisi were famous for their cheerfulness.

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