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The Unexpected Benefit of Watching Cookies Being Decorated
There's something seriously mesmerizing about it.
The Science-Backed Way to Break Through a Creative Block
You'll never run out of ideas.
33 Surprising Ways to Boost Creativity for Free
Gaze at something green or swig some whiskey. Who knew getting creative could be this easy?
Join Our 5-Day Coloring Challenge!
Adult coloring books are a big trend right now, and we totally get it: It’s soothing, relaxing,...
If You're Not Making This a Priority, You're Not Truly Living
We're underestimating the joy of unexpected pleasures.
Tap Into Your Creative Side With This 7-Day Challenge
It's time to think outside the box.
5 Questions to Ask When You Don't Know What to Do With Your Life
Your job doesn't define you. Here's how to discover what does.
When's the Best Time to Shower: Morning or Night?
Both options offer different benefits. Here's how to decide when you should suds up.
The Science-Backed Benefits of Being Bored
It's the perfect time to get those creative juices flowing.
How Painting Helped Me Overcome Life's Roadblocks
One artist shares her experience using painting as a way to understand and tackle deep-seated...
50 Bloggers Making a Difference in Fitness, Health, and Happiness
It takes more than pretty photos and a clever URL to make a successful blog. The following 50...
The Scientific Reasons Why Being Creative Can Make You Happier
November is National Novel Writing Month. But before you start typing your way to a Pulitzer,...
DIY Craft Series: How to Make a Waterproof Picnic Blanket
Warm weather plus longer days and more free time equals the perfect recipe for a picnic. Take the...
How to Find Happiness by Creating Your Own "Happy"
CONTEST WINNER: Casie Cook learned how to be happy thanks to the example of a wonderful teacher: her...
How to Find Happiness by Learning to Be Present
CONTEST FINALIST: Amanda Oaks found happiness in perhaps an unlikely place: a college classroom....
Enter Greatist’s First-Ever Writing Contest! “How I Find Happiness”
Have you ever wanted to see your writing on Greatist? We're launching our first ever writing...
Hit the Trail: Study Says Hiking Could Boost Creativity
Spending time with Mother Nature may do more than provide some fresh air. A new study suggests...
News: How Getting Rejected Fuels Creativity
You’re beautiful, no matter what they say — and far from bringing you down, new studies find...
How I Followed My Passion and Escaped the 9 to 5
GUEST POST: Dani DiPirro knew she wasn't cut out for the 9-to-5 grind. But it took courage — and...
Need to Be Productive? Buy Some Flowers
There’s a sweet way to up productivity and happiness during the workday — and when we say...
Hey, Sleepyhead! How to Be a Morning Person
Learn to love that alarm clock. Morning people may be healthier and happier than the rest of us.
The Serious Upside of Getting Drunk
Getting a little inebriated isn’t just for kicks (or drunk texting). A new study suggests knocking...
Try a Midday Workout to Boost Productivity
Think exercise takes time out of the day? Think again. A midday sweat session can lead to getting...
Let the Mind Wander to Promote Creative Thinking
Got a predicament that seems impossible to resolve? Research suggests that letting the mind wander...
TIP: Write To Relieve Stress
Set aside a little “me” time and write in a journal to help reduce tension and boost...
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