What are the best ways to live a happy & healthy life?

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    #17 Ways to Find Inner (and Real) Happiness

    7 Ways to Find Inner (and Real) Happiness

    7 Ways to Find Inner (and Real) Happiness is an article by Ed and Deb Shapiro on HuffPost that explains that happiness isn't something you can achieve with outside things, but is rather a state of mind you get to when you look within and focus on the right things.

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    César Correa
    Written on January 2, 2018
    "Some great insights on how to improve your life and be happy as a person. This is a very quick read with no fluff. There is also an option to sign up for a newsletter for additional information."
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    #2MoodKit

    MoodKit

    Moodkit is a free app that offers tools to improve your mood. This application allows people to have a hand professional psychology recommendations to manage the stress of the day.


    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Gloria Morales
    Written on January 13, 2018
    "This is a great app to help you find new ways of coping and living your happiest life. It allows you to get advice and find some great resources."
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    #3Headspace

    Headspace

    Headspace is your own mindfulness coach, who will provide daily meditations and exercises to stay mentally healthy. It covers most issues, like sleeping disorders and stress problems, and it also includes some exercises for kids. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Wei Xie
    Written on January 6, 2018
    "This is a similar concept as WebMD. The platform is used by many paranoid people as well as people nervous about going to the doctor and seeing the bill. I believe self diagnosis is not able to be done through an application. The exercise routines however could be useful. "
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    #4Stress Management - Mind Tools Blog

    Stress Management - Mind Tools Blog
    Stress Management is a special section of Mind Tools Blog that offers you a lot of solutions and strategies. This tips will help you to reduce your stress, relax and learn to cope.
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    Brenda Elliott
    Written on January 3, 2018
    "This is good to help me with stress at work. It has some basic information on the page. It's not as helpful with overall life stuff though."
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    #5Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating

    Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating
    Exposing the problems of popular diets such as the Zone, South Beach, and Atkins, Dr. Willett offers eye-opening research on the optimum ratio of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, and the relative importance of various food groups and supplements.
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    Ruth Walters
    Written on January 10, 2018
    "If you want some overall good advice here it is! Just general run of the mill stuff, surprising how many of us need it!"
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    #6The Art of Happiness

    The Art of Happiness
    The Art of Happiness is a book by the Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler, originally published in 1998. It includes stories and meditation guides from the Dalai Lama to help the reader defeat negativity and achieve happiness.
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    Larry Richardson
    Written on January 7, 2018
    "It's a very good book according to reviews on Amazon. Especially those who currently are not living their best moments of life may find it helpful or even life-changing. It can change the way you think and see things and thus improve your emotional state."
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    #7Calm

    Calm

    This app includes guided meditation sessions of different lengths that will help users calm anxiety, manage stress, get deep sleep. Developed by Calm.com, Inc., this app is compatible with Android and iOS devices, along with a web version. 

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Alan Bates
    Written on January 6, 2018
    "Calm might help you live a happy and healthy life if you are having problems sleeping. They have stories that will help you go to sleep, or calming sounds that will help you sleep, such as ocean waves."
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    #810 Simple Ways to Find Happiness

    10 Simple Ways to Find Happiness

    10 Simple Ways to Find Happiness is an article by Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on the Psychology Today website that gives you simple tips to focus on the things in life that will help you feel happy.

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    Mark Gonzalez
    Written on January 6, 2018
    "This seems like a good list of ways to live a happy life. At the very least they are likely worth trying."
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    #9Healthy Eating Tips for Planning, Enjoying, and Sticking to a Nutritious Diet

    Healthy Eating Tips for Planning, Enjoying, and Sticking to a Nutritious Diet
    Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it's about feeling great, having more energy, improving your health, and stabilizing your mood. Discover the perks of eating healhty in this HG guide.
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    Tiffany Newman
    Written on January 7, 2018
    "I tried following some of the tips in this, and my life literally got worse. Stay far away, this person has no ground in reality!"
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    #10Stress Management Expert Blog

    Stress Management Expert Blog
    A blog by Mayo Clinic on Stress Management, containing in-depth articles, expert answers and multimedia resources.
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    Free

    Kelly Gonzalez
    Written on January 5, 2018
    "This blog by the Mayo Clinic has a ton of great articles for how to de-stress. If you're looking for tips to live a happy and healthy life, you'll find lots of good ideas here. My only complaint is that the layout of the blog could use some help, as it's pretty unattractive to look through."
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    #11[TUTORIAL] How to Find True Happiness and Peace

    [TUTORIAL] How to Find True Happiness and Peace

    How to Find True Happiness and Peace is a WikiHow article that gives you several little things you can do to face life in a calm manner that allows you to find happiness every day.

    Articles

    Free

    Arjun Rangan
    Written on January 4, 2018
    "How to Find True Happiness and Peace is a good guide for living a happier and more fulfilling life. There are many lessons to be gained and healthy practices to improve lifestyle and maintain a better quality of life. I reflect upon these lessons when needed and gain a deeper appreciation for others."
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    #12Eat Real Food or Else: A Low Sugar, Low Carb, Gluten Free, High Nutrition Cookbook for the 21st Century

    Eat Real Food or Else: A Low Sugar, Low Carb, Gluten Free, High Nutrition Cookbook for the 21st Century
    This beautiful cookbook explains how to use food for maximum enjoyment, while promoting vitality and a healthy metabolism that fights modern ailments such as high blood sugar, chronic inflammation, low energy and weight gain.
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    Julia Wade
    Written on January 13, 2018
    "I can't put this cookbook down. I didn't even like to cook before getting this and now i'm in the kitchen all the time."
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    #13Fitberry

    Fitberry
    Fitberry is a collection of tried and tested healthy recipes. With this app you will start to cook healthy meals with essential nutrients and vitamins.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Navya Vyas
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "I absolutely love the Fitberry app! I had put on a few pounds after finishing college, and I really wanted to get my diet back on track. Fitberry has provided me with so many different healthy, unique recipes that have made it easy for me to eat healthier, more nutritious foods. It has given me so many different ideas in the kitchen, and it's even motivated other members of my family to improving their diet as well. I definitely intend to keep using this app and trying out more delicious new recipes!"
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    #14MaxiNutrition

    MaxiNutrition

    MaxiNutrition is the UK’s number 1 sports nutrition company. They use protein science to help transform the strength of protein into strength for your body.

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    Daniel Cruz
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "I was shopping around for the best ways to live a happy & healthy life when I found this and decided to give it a go. It's great and you won't be disappointed with it!"

Summary

Best What are the best ways to live a happy & healthy life
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
17 Ways to Find Inner (and Real) HappinessWebsites 17 Free
2MoodKitApps 15 Free
3HeadspaceApps 14 Free
4Stress Management - Mind Tools BlogWebsites 13 Free
5Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy EatingBooks 11 Paid
6The Art of HappinessBooks 10 Paid
7CalmApps 9 Free
810 Simple Ways to Find HappinessWebsites 6 Free
9Healthy Eating Tips for Planning, Enjoying, and Sticking to a Nutritious DietArticles 6 Free
10Stress Management Expert BlogWebsites 5 Free
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