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Happiness is a Choice Nov. 18, 2020

Classic Zig Ziglar

The "Good Morning America" program that aired Jan. 21, 1997, had a fascinating visitor, science edit... Read More

What Makes Us Happy Oct. 22, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

In an article titled "What Do You Need to Be Happy?" I reported that, even though most people believ... Read More

Wanting to Be Happy Oct. 20, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I have been married for over 20 years to a woman who has been a good mom, but not a woma... Read More

Mercury Change: Communication Cuts Sep. 27, 2020

Horoscopes by Holiday

We're headed into a cycle of communication that cuts through the noise. It happens in messages that ... Read More

How To Turn Your Time Into Money and More Joy Sep. 10, 2020

At Work

Businesses are experts at knowing what their employees' time is worth to them, but few individuals k... Read More

September 5, 2020 Sep. 05, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I have been friends with "Rhonda" for decades. She has always been a dear friend, but la... Read More

Mercury and Mars Highlight Passionate Impulse Aug. 17, 2020

Horoscopes by Holiday

You can't go wrong by being easy on everyone you encounter today, including and especially yourself.... Read More

How to Not Be Grumpy Jul. 24, 2020

Positive Aging

Do you remember the 1993 hit movie "Grumpy Old Men"? It starred Jack Lemmon, who was 68 at the time,... Read More

Your Thoughts on Money and Happiness Jul. 15, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

In a previous column on the subject of money and happiness, I closed with: "In your heart, do you be... Read More

How Happy Are You? Jun. 19, 2020

Positive Aging

I've always liked this quote from Abraham Lincoln, who was known to suffer from major bouts of depre... Read More

Happiness Takes Work, Not Quick Fixes Jun. 02, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 43 years. I have a good life, or so I thought. I ... Read More

How to Get Your Perspective Back on Track May. 05, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

My Dear Readers: These days, it's easy to fall into the muck and mire of worry and defeat. Personal ... Read More

Blind to Accomplishment Apr. 20, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I am a 67-year-old male. I married for the first time when I was 34. All my friends had ... Read More

Some People Are Happy Being Unhappy Apr. 13, 2020

Dear Doug

Q: No one can out-depress my new neighbor! I have learned not to ask her how she is. She spends at l... Read More

You Can Be Happy Mar. 25, 2020

Classic Zig Ziglar

The dictionary says that happiness is "the agreeable sensations that spring from the enjoyment of go... Read More

Dateless Daughters Mar. 20, 2020

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: We have two daughters, ages 30 and 32. They are both educated professionals. While they ... Read More

Gratitude Attitude: Part 2 Feb. 28, 2020

Positive Aging

Are you having a down day? When that happens, oftentimes it can be all too easy for us to tell ourse... Read More

Does Older Equal Happier? Feb. 14, 2020

Positive Aging

Like most baby boomers, I had always embraced the "Forever Young" mantra of Bob Dylan and Rod Stewar... Read More

Why Are So Many Young People Unhappy? Part 2 Jan. 28, 2020

Dennis Prager

I began part one of "Why Are So Many Young People Unhappy?" with data showing the apparently unprece... Read More

Why Are So Many Young People Unhappy? Jan. 21, 2020

Dennis Prager

Here are some unhappy statistics: — In America between 1946 and 2006, the suicide rate quadrup... Read More