Staying MESI in Messy Times

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Mindfulness is not only a necessary component of living a happier life, but it is also a skill we can learn and get better at through daily practice.

The Search for Meaning

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Living a life of meaning creates a profound sense of fulfillment which increases our happiness and supports us during times of struggle.

Want to Be Happy? Be Grateful

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Gratitude is a way of thinking, not just a feeling. We tend to believe that gratitude is the result of being happy, when, in fact, the opposite is true.

How to Transform Kindness Into a Habit

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When we do something for the benefit of others without expecting anything in return, the reward systems in our brain activate and we experience happiness.

Got Grit? Bouncing Back from Adversity

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Resilience is the ability to bounce back from difficult experiences, and it helps us adapt and grow after encountering stress or adversity in our lives.

Want to be Happier? Learn Something New


Our brains are far more plastic than we had assumed, adapting in response to new experiences throughout our entire lives to a degree we had never thought possible.

Know Your Body


Developing familiarization with our inner sense of self across all dimensions, emotionally, psychologically, and bodily, is essential for a sense of wellbeing.