Articles and items found on the web to share that are about happiness and make you smile.

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Are Self-Help Books Worth it?

We were recently asked to weigh in ... ... on whether Self-Help books are good, whether they work and how they work. We thought you might enjoy hearing from some colleagues and their perspective, in addition to our thoughts.   Click…

Connecting your Kids to Nature better

We recently came across this article on the Mom Blog Society, and being huge fans of Mother Nature, wanted to share these great tips. By the way, not only are are big fans of Nature, but with every sale of a Don't Be a Cow! book, a portion…

On the Science Behind Happy Relationships

Excerpts from an article in Time Magazine:  “The most important thing we’ve learned … is that the secret to loving relationships and to keeping them strong and vibrant over the years, to falling in love again and again, is emotional…

True meaning of self-awareness

Written by Caroline Forsey, this article on Hubspot touches on the "True Meaning of Self-Awareness" (and how to tell if you are actually self-aware). As the article points out, Self-awareness will help you become a happier and more productive…

Meet Finn. He's happy

  Finn doesn't care if you know he's a cow. He's Happy. He's just a happy go-lucky guy. He was rescued at 2 months old and now is part of the family. That's because he's living his life on his own path ... and from the looks of it,…

Don't Be A Cow (photo) by Martin Podt

Martin Podt, created this image he entitled "Don't Be a Cow." https://500px.com/photo/250344697/don-t-be-a-cow-by-martin-podt?utm_medium=pinterest&utm_campaign=nativeshare&utm_content=web&utm_source=500px    …

Self-Disciplined People are Happier

It’s easy to think of the highly self-disciplined as being miserable misers or uptight Puritans, but it turns out that exerting self-control can make you happier not only in the long run, but also in the moment ... The highly self-controlled showed a distinct difference from those with less discipline over their lives.

Rethinking Discipline

Awhile back we wrote about Self-reliance in a blog post (April 2017). This post by Scott H. Young offers some insights and thoughts about the subject of Self-discipline, a close cousin, in his presentation on "Rethinking Discipline." Rethinking…

Everything you want to know about Happiness in one infographic

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