Weekly Happiness Tips

World Kindness Day 2022, awareness
Happiness News

November 13: World Kindness Day 2022

Today, November 13th is World Kindness Day. As the name suggests, it is an international celebration, established in 1998, the purpose of which is to spread kindness. It is celebrated

carrot and stick
Psychology of Happiness

Carrot and Stick: Story of Reward and Punishment

In Russia, which, unfortunately, has been too much in the news lately, there is a saying “hit your own [people] so others will be afraid [of you]” (бей своих, чтобы

happiness is not a destination
Psychology of Happiness

Happiness is a Journey Not a Destination

People believe that happiness is a destination because they are looking for something finite and concrete in their lives, such as money, cars, power, success, family, etc. They believe that

anti hijab protest in iran
Happiness News

Anti-Hijab Protest Sparked by Death of a 22 y.o.

This Friday, in Iran, Mahsa Amini was arrested for not wearing a hijab and her trousers correctly. She later was beaten and died while in police custody sparking a countrywide protest.

Radical Honesty, boy hiding his face
Happiness Book Review

Radical Honesty: the Next Level of Happiness

Recently, I read a book called Radical Honesty by Brad Blanton. I was aware of this book for many years, but I never picked it up because I always had

Psychology of Happiness

How to Feel Happy While Being Angry

I once heard of a zen master who would get extremely angry at his students, especially when they wouldn’t do as they were told. It is actually unheard of for

Happiness News

Optimal Happiness is on Medium!

Optimal Happiness is growing, recently expanding to TikTok, YouTube, and now Medium (@optimalhappiness).  Obviously, every channel offers its unique platform, making content published there slightly different. This is why we

happiness US
Happiness Politics

What Are the Happiest States in the US?

The Top 5 Happiest State in the US According to a study done by Amerisleep, the happiest state in the US are: The Top 5 Least Happy States Are:  Measuring

World United Under One Flag
Happiness Politics

A Happy World Will Be United Under One Flag

“Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.” – George Bernard Shaw If you think about it, the idea of