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Focused on that forty percent.

Positive psychology has revealed that while 50% of our happiness is due to genetics and 10% to life circumstances — such as our age, occupation, and marital status — 40% of it is comprised of intentional behavior, thoughts, and actions.


0.4 is about the 40%: the stuff that you can control and implement into your life.

blue health

Research suggests that the coast may act as a “protective zone” for psychological wellbeing and also highlight the importance of so-called “Blue Health” – the link between health and the natural environment.

jacqueline marra:

founder of Dirty Girl Soaps

Jacqueline Marra is the Founder of Dirty Girl Soap, an organic handmade soap company. She is definitely one of the most positive humans I've ever come across; she listed her first layoff to be one of the best things to happen to her, which is the kind of attitude I aspire to have. She shares conspiracy theories, her dating advice, and go-to hydration pick me up. Marra everybody:

how to make decisions

Feeling confused and conflicted? Tara Dill breaks down the four ways to make decisions, based on her own experiences. From doing a gap year to moving to Ireland, she moves through life authentically.

reduce cortisol

in 60 mins

Connections in the brain are the result of thoughts: when we learn something, new connections form. Learn how to scientifically rewire your brain and so you can re-orient your life.

Why going outside can decrease anxiety, without side effects.

Healthcare entrepreneur, Sarah Morford, is fearless and inspiring. She shares her thoughts on the swiping sensation that is modern dating, how to get what you want, and what helped shape her perspective on life.

How much does your physical space affect your headspace? A lot, according to recent studies — especially if you live in a city.

Sometimes it helps to get out of your head and see someone else's perspective on life. Know someone inspirational you think should be featured? Email us.



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