How to be hAPPier -- Six Apps To Make You Happy!
Does your iPhone make you happy? It can! Here are six apps sure to make you happier. Smile!
"Live a Measurably Happier Life With Cloud Nine - The Virtual Life Coach That Fits in The Palm of Your Hand! Based on the growing field of "Positive Psychology", the Cloud Nine app simplifies and combines research from the world's leading universities and psychology experts to help users from every walk of life reach measurably higher levels of happiness."
Hmm . . . I haven't tried this one out myself yet but how can you resist a promo like that?!
"Write down five things you are grateful for each day in your gratitude journal.
Do this for at least one month and your life will change forever.
"The gratitude journal truly changed my life." - Oprah Winfrey"
Gratitude, it's been shown, can make you happier. Be grateful, and use your iPhone to help you remember to be!
"Carbon Footprint is an application for the iPhone and iPod touch that allows you to track fuel usage for multiple cars. By entering a few pieces of data every time you put fuel in your tank, Carbon Footprint is able to collect and calculate a number of useful statistics."
Everyone feels guilty about global warming (and if you don't, you should!) . . . Doing something about helping our planet, even a baby step, can help you feel good about where we're heading.
WORDS WITH FRIENDS
Use your technology to stay connected to your friends, and to your playful side. Words with Friends describes themselves as a movement, not just a game, and it's true! Join the movement!
"The Amble application by Louis Vuitton offers new ways of capturing your travel memories and sharing them with your friends. Create your own unique tours: the Ambles. Take personal pictures, notes, videos and sounds along your way. And save the spots you like most, anywhere in the world. Let augmented reality lead you, record your travel experiences, visit your favorite celebrity’s spots—it’s everything you need to create unforgettable journeys. Whether you want to remember a walk you particularly enjoyed or need to prepare a visit to a new destination, with Amble you will always be ready to explore the world." Not everyone can afford Louis Vuitton luggage, but you can probably afford the Louis Vuitton app! Exploring the wonders of the world, and enjoying every moment, is a great way to be happy! Amble and enjoy!
Yes, that's right, Instagram! The best way to make someone happy, including yourself, is to share a smile. Studies show that smiling can actually make you feel happier! So find some fun things to share, including the smiles of those around you, point, shoot, and share! Smile! You'll feel happier, and so will those you're sharing those Instagrams with!
4.6 million people in the U.S. live with a developmental disability... and that hasn't stopped these people from achieving their dreams! There are literally thousands of people and organizations supporting those with special needs. These 7 inspiring organizations and individuals are proof that once you put your mind to something, and are given a little bit of help, anything is possible!
Inclusion Films, started by veteran filmmaker Joey Travolta (brother of actor John Travolta) in 2007, is a teaching studio for aspiring filmmakers with developmental disabilities.
BUILD is a non-profit organization that uses entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of the youth who are most at-risk of dropping out of high school. More specifically, BUILD supplements traditional education with the skills to develop and run their own small businesses.
They're known around the world for their viral Flashmob Spinning Marriage Proposal video and with the wedding quickly approaching, Adam Keller & Jared Marinelli are kicking it into high-gear to get all the last minute details done for their big day!
Every two years Greenfield Hill Congregational Church in Fairfield, Connecticut displays thousands of flags in honor and remembrance of the American men and women who've fallen in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The site is truly amazing!
Tracy's Dogs is a not-for-profit National Rescue & Transport Initiative for shelter dogs. The focus of the program is to rescue and rehabilitate dogs with pending euthanasia dates residing in kill shelters with the hope of putting them up for adoption to find forever homes!