Searching for the unicorn: where to look for happiness

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 13.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

How therefore can the process of finding happiness be termed as 'simple'? Once we get over the first step of taking responsibility for our lives on our terms - which is the hardest part of self-discovery and which takes real courage- the rest is easy.

On Happiness

Ruby Wax | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

We spend our lives hunting for something that has a very limited life span, sometimes lasting only seconds (see sex). Whatever that rush of fireworks in the blood is; winning the lottery, making a billion, getting on the volleyball team, there will be a fall. We've known this forever (see Greek tragedy) and yet we never learn.

The Passage of Time (Growing Old Gracefully), Things That Matter (Part Five)

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

But getting old can be an obstacle course- what's the point of being old and miserable? There is a man who walks his dog that I see often and I estimate the last time he smiled was in the Stone Age.

How You Can Smile Your Way Through Stressful Times

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Have you ever been told to 'grin and bear it'? Is there any truth to this piece of advice? Feeling good usually makes us smile, but does it work th...

The Happiest Person in the UK

Beth Burgess | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Burgess

The happiest person in the UK is a married Indian lady, who own her own home on a remote Scottish island. But if you're not her, there really is no need to worry.

Seven Myths about Meditation

Sandy C. Newbigging | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy C. Newbigging

Despite having such big rewards, there are myths about meditation that can stop people getting started or make them quit before they get to reap the benefits possible. Below we explore what some of these common misunderstandings are - so you can enjoy the inner peace, contentment and consciousness shifts that come from meditating regularly.

Brits Are Most Content At 38, Huffington Post UK Survey Reveals

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Twentysomethings may have youth, smooth skin and the stamina to party on their side but the average Brit does not experience true contentment until th...