The Happy Factor

The Happy Factor Day 25: Sometimes You Need To Treat Yourself And Spend Some “Me” Time

We lead busy lives and have all sorts of obligations as parents, professionals, and friends. It’s easy to lose yourself in everything that has to be done in any given week. While it’s great to give and spend lots of time with loved ones, there is a time and place when you should slow down and get a little selfish. Sometimes you need to treat yourself and spend a little “me” time. Don’t...

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The Happy Factor Day 24: How Good Nutrition Can Help Your Mood

It is interesting to learn how much the food we eat can affect our mood. I think it’s no accident that since the advent of lots of processed food with added sugar in the Western diet, depression and other mood disorders have dramatically risen. We look for ways to increase happiness in a variety of different ways when the simplest solution may be to change what we eat. Let’s look at a couple of...

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The Happy Factor Day 23: Stop Complaining. Take Action.

Since starting this 30 Day Happiness Challenge here on the blog and via email, I’ve been a lot more aware of the happiness of the people around me. I’m sure you’ve experienced the same thing. It is causing me to look at people more closely and pay attention to their actions, their feelings, and how that seems...

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The Happy Factor Day 22: Happiness In Simplicity

Declutter Your Life And Your Mind In my last post I talked about how much focusing on experiences instead of things can help reduce stress and increase happiness. Today, I want to take that one step further and focus a little more on getting rid of things – both physical and mental. The idea is to find happiness in simplicity. One...

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The Happy Factor Day 21: Trade Things For Experiences

We live in a material society where our main goal seems to be to acquire more stuff. We buy bigger cars, bigger houses, and of course, lots and lots of stuff to fill these houses. The idea is that we can buy happiness by buying more “stuff”. We’ve been living this way in the western world for quite some time. But are we really happier with all those material possessions? More and more people...

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    Hi! I’m Vera Raposo and I’ve been an entrepreneur since I was a child. I have owned several businesses and currently love having my business online since 2004. I love helping entrepreneurs connect the dots with their passion.

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