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These People Donated Millions After They Died—But No One Knew They Were Rich

In life, they were humble secretaries, 
teachers, and janitors. 
When they died, they were richer 
than anyone knew—and they 
gave millions to charity.

7 Pieces of Life Advice Geniuses Tell Their Kids

These brilliant men and women have revolutionized science, medicine, and our understanding of the cosmos. But what do they tell...


24 Things Happy People Never Forget to Do

Happiness isn't just a trait you're born with, it's a choice. These simple habits of happy people are guaranteed to...


10 Little Compliments You Should Be Giving Every Day

Spread a little happiness with these nice things to say to friends, colleagues, and even total strangers.


13 Times Fortune Cookies Literally Changed People’s Lives

That fortune can be surprisingly accurate—or incredibly beneficial: Check out these amazing stories of fortune-cookie inspired luck.

11 of the Most Inspiring Quotes from the Dalai Lama

We rounded up some of our favorite Dalai Lama quotes that can teach every reader something new.


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10 Incredible Benefits of Owning a Pet

As if you needed another reason to love your furry friend, your pet could give you these health-boosting benefits.


17 Secrets of the Happiest Families

Happy families share some habits that make for fulfilling conversation, productive housework, and more subdued arguments.


18 Forgiveness Quotes That Will Help You Finally Let Go

Want more space in your life and your mind? All you need is to do one magic thing: Forgive. Read...


10 Natural Ways to Release Endorphins Instantly

Time to get the "feel good" chemical flowing.


22 Things Everyone Should Do at Least Once Before Summer’s Over

Don't let the last few warm, beautiful days of the season go to waste! Ice cream, stat!


Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend

Time management expert Laura Vanderkam reveals the subtle secrets to restorative and productive weekends in her book ‘What Successful People...


The 20 Happiest Countries in the World

Although the Declaration of Independence declares our inalienable right to "the Pursuit of Happiness," the United States didn't even make...

14 Magic Phrases to Instantly Calm Your Anxiety

When your mind is racing with all your stressors and fears, take a deep breath and repeat one of these...


34 Easy Ways to Make Your Work Day Less Stressful

Problems at work are more strongly associated with health complaints than any other life stressor. These tricks will keep the...


10 Tips to Help You Quit Your Day Job and Pursue Your Dream

You've heard the saying: "Failing to plan is planning to fail." These strategies can help you ensure a successful transition...


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GREAT News—Those Funny Cat Videos You Love Are Actually Good for You

As if you needed an excuse to watch those furballs trip over themselves.


8 Surprising Secrets That’ll Help You Be Happier at Work

Try these simple tactics to manage stress better and improve your overall happiness.


13 Tiny Changes That Will Make Your Home Instantly Happier

When your space is piled with clutter or doesn't reflect your personality, it can be hard to feel truly at...


18 Things Happy People Never Do (So You Shouldn’t Either)

How many of these tiny, everyday things are you doing that could be slowly destroying your happiness?


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Here’s What Your Daydreams Reveal About Your Personality

Don't take those fantasies too literally. But do take them seriously—because they tell you a lot about your innermost thoughts!

Surprising Things the World’s 5 Happiest Countries Have in Common

If you're looking for the key to happiness, here are the five things you really need, according to science.


10 Blatant Lies Your Parents Told You, Debunked By Science

Your suspicion was right: They really did have a favorite child.


These Touching Stories Prove How Meaningful a Simple Thank-You Note Can Be

Never underestimate the power of a 
thank-you note. As these readers show, 
the sentiment can last a lifetime.


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11 Unforgettable Pieces of Life Advice (In Just 6 Words Each)

Let these quick hits of wisdom help you guide your life.


8 Inspiring Women Who Are Changing the Lives of Women Across the World

The amazing stories of these women prove that it's possible for one person with a big idea to change the...


22 Secrets Your Therapist Won’t Tell You

Whether or not you're part of the 25 percent of adults who've seen a therapist, these insider secrets will give...