Your Heart is the Medicine
Do you find yourself exhausted or overwhelmed in a world gone suddenly upside down? Perhaps you wake up in the morning after what seems to you like a...
IC You
All familiar orientation is gone. Many have lost their ground in this time of crisis and feel adrift in a sea of unpredictability and uncertainty. Th...
What it's LIke To Give Birth During a Pandemic
They say the Universe, or whatever you perceive God to be, would never give you something you can’t handle. I’m not entirely sure if that’s tru...
Chill, Mama: Relaxation and Stress Relief for Pregnancy in a Pandemic
There aren’t many things in life that feel more uncertain than pregnancy and birth...unless, of course, you happen to be pregnant during a pandemic...
The Color Wheel by Daniel Ryan
The Color Wheel: Self-care Through Imagination A Self-care Practice for Adults, Kids, and Families The following article references the audio recor...
HNP Looks Inside Soundbaths
Have you heard about sound baths and sound healers as a way to get yourself into a meditative state lately? We’ve been noticing a trend in our well...
Sitting Still by Frank Vogt
Many positive evolutions throughout human history were set in motion in times of crises and difficulty. Technical advances made during different phas...
Growth in Chaos: Finding The Opportunity for Spiritual Growth By Cristina Lopez
It can be difficult for us to comprehend in these times of uncertainty, but there are opportunities for growth in chaos. Our lives can feel chaotic t...
A Beginners Guide to Self-Care - Without the Fluff By: Aly Marie Kruppenbacher
Self-Care is defined by Oxford (and google) as “the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health.” In many ways, you may r...
Social Science
Put The Pen Down - Will's Guide To Living In The Moment
The other day while teaching a yoga class in New York City, I asked my students to ‘bend your knees, let your tailbone drop, and slooowly breathe...
Nutrition Tips From Neka Pasquale, Founder and President of Urban Remedy
Here at Happy Not Perfect we are dedicated to providing you with the best tips and tricks to lead a happier, healthier life. So you can understand ...
Mind & Body Mood Social
The HNP Guide To Beating Your Post Holiday Blues
Your New Year’s Eve celebrations were over as quickly as a firework splintering the sky. The fairy lights have had their final twinkle and are back...
Mood Social
How to have happy (not perfect) holidays? Discover the power of intangible gifts
‘Tis the season, undoubtedly, for excess: too much food; too many drinks; too much money spent; too much stuff… And sure, gifting feels good, b...
Social Science
Why Being a Good Listener Makes You The Best Communicator
Call to mind the last handful of conversations you’ve had. Were you truly absorbing the other person’s words – or, in all honesty, waiting for ...
Social Science
Yes, Gratitude Is More Than a Buzzword. Here’s Why...
If the word ‘gratitude’ has popped up as a hashtag in the captions of one-too-many Valencia-filtered sunset shots for you to take seriously, then...
Be Honest: Are You Always In A Rush?
From ‘hurry sickness’ to ‘rushing women’s syndrome’, our M.O. of speeding through our tasks has been given multiple new monikers in recent ...
Mind & Body Mood Social
HNP Mental Health Toolkit
Three mental health must-haves Fall is, if nothing else, a time to pause, regroup, and reassess. As lush green leaves turn russet and crisp up, and a...
Astrology: How Much Is Too Much
As we approach the end of 2019, astro chat is inescapable. You can’t open your inbox in the morning, show up to a yoga class or even tell someone i...
Social
Are You Wearing A "Social Mask?" Here's How To Break Out Of It And Be More Real
Halloween is great, isn’t it? A time where mainlining your bodyweight in refined sugar and dressing up as a post-apocalyptic zombie - or some sort ...
Mind & Body Mood
Find meditation hard? Here's why a walk could be what you need...
Meditation is everywhere - and with good reason. For the uninitiated, here’s a quick recap: Loving-kindness meditation, in which you focus on shari...
Mood Social Science
How to help a friend dealing with depression
Fun, vibrancy, joy, playfulness, warmth… the ‘black dog’ of depression can snatch away some of your friends’ greatest qualities. The reasons,...
Mood Social
September is the new January: The HNP guide to rituals
News just in: you needn’t be an ultra-spiritual, sage-smudging, alt-wellness aficionado to be someone who harnesses the power of rituals to get wha...
Social
Do you have a problem with ‘kneecapping?’ How to nix apologetic language from your life
‘Just’, ‘sorry’, ‘I was wondering if…’ Do the above pepper your emails? Well, then you might be ‘kneecapping’ – a term coined b...
Mind & Body Social Science
Can you manifest your dream life? These are the myths and truths of the practice...
What do you want? The corner office and a paycheck to match? To be in a relationship with someone who understands you no matter what? A mind as chill...
Social
The HNP Guide to... Dating in 2019
The language in dating app marketing these days is all about empowerment, self-definition and not apologising for who are or what you want. We’re...
Mind & Body Social
How to (safely) remove yourself from a toxic friendship
A series of unanswered texts eventually give way to a call in which you listen to an hour’s worth of fresh relationship drama, before you’re told...
Social
The HNP Guide to... Money
Money makes the money go round, sure, but it also makes us squirm - so much so that we not only avoid having these conversations with our friends, ...
Mind & Body Mood Science
A Beginner's Guide to Adaptogens
No doubt you've heard the word 'adaptogen' bandied about with the ease of 'keto' or 'reiki' in your most wellness-astute circles.  You can find...
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