25 Reasons Why the Truth Will Set You Free

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UPDATED April 29, 2018 Mahatma Ghandi once said, “Truth never damages a cause that is just.” We believe that while a little white lie about your daughter’s not-so-perfect pitch or your mother-in-law’s new couch-pattern floral blouse…

25 Smile Quotes That Will Make Your Day

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UPDATED April 15th, 2018 A smile is forever. Here are 25 smile quotes, by the famous and the unknown—about why we should spend more of our time smiling. Each is a surefire way to lift your mood, no matter what is going on around you. WE…

The Question of Questions: 15 Ways to Identify Knowing Deeply What You Want

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UPDATED November 16th, 2017 In 2012, the United Nations released the first World Happiness Report, which ranks countries by the happiness of their citizens, and in 2013 the U.S. came in 17th. We’d like to believe that being happy has something…

5 Signs You Need to End Your On-Again Off-Again Relationship

    UPDATED November 14th, 2017 We've seen celebs and our amigas get trapped in those on-again off-again romances, but when do you know for sure that it really needs to be over? Relationship coach Teagin Maddox…

Falling Gently Into Fall: 20 Books About Starting Over to Dive Into Now

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 For many people fall means new beginnings and starting over. From back-to-school to the start of our slow-cooker Sunday (What? Not everybody does that?), we love the new energy of autumn. Right now, we’re putting…

20 Life Lessons Every Woman Can Learn from Dorothy of The Wizard of Oz

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 On August 12, 1939, MGM Studios premiered The Wizard of Oz based on L. Frank Baum’s classic novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Seventy-Five years later, it is still one of the most beloved and watched movies of all…

Higher Ground: 12 Ways to Pray Even if You Don’t Believe in God

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UPDATED: June 17th, 2017 Just because you don't believe in God doesn't mean you can’t pray. As more Americans of all ages and religious upbringing describe themselves as religiously unaffiliated, even in the traditionally Catholic Latino…

How to Deal with a Bad Case of Germaphobia

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Have you ever stopped to wonder if you have germaphobia? Do you find yourself washing your hands after touching practically anything? How about avoiding airplane travel, shaking hands or using public bathrooms? Though…

How to Get Happy by Cultivating Compassion

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Showing compassion to others isn't just about trying to be a good person, it's essential for your own happiness. As the Dalai Lama says, "All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness…