Happiness Advice

All About Happiness

Dr Jessamy Hibberd | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Jessamy Hibberd

Happiness is something we all strive for, but do you know the benefits it can bring; how happiness is a skill that can be learnt; and why all forms of...

How To Be A Happier Mama

Claire Shutt | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Parents
Claire Shutt

Offspring; the apple of your eye, your sweet little darlings, sponges of love, thieves of sleep and all round controllers of life. They give you joy you've never experienced and love you've never known.

Of Me And Mine

Kamontip Evans | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Finally, our thoughts can consume us. We believe in them so firmly that nobody else should think otherwise or we will challenge them to a heated debate. This 'my and mine' become more obvious when we are angry. If you look at your anger, which part of the body is angry?

Me And You

Kamontip Evans | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

A stroll through the woods, colourful leaves gently fluttering down to the ground like the wings of butterflies, the sounds of chirping birds, the sunlight turning the bare branches of trees to glistening gold - the heart absorbs such natural delights, with no words, no thoughts

The Number One Happiness Myth Exposed

Susanna Halonen | Posted 21.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Halonen

I used to think success led to happiness. You might think that too if you believe this myth. But in fact this is a total myth. Sure, reaching goals and milestones give you a moment of joy, delight and a sense of achievement (rightfully so!).

Three Steps to Happiness

Vanessa King | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vanessa King

Is there a formula for happiness? Well not exactly - lots of things contribute to how we feel in the moment and about our lives overall, and it varies from person-to-person and over time. But if I had to pick a number - when it comes to happiness that might well be three.

The Key to Happiness

Jessica McGregor Johnson | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica McGregor Johnson

Happiness is an inside job. No one can make us happy. There is no point in waiting for someone to come along and take that responsibility for us - it's ours. And on top of that - if we assign the responsibility of our happiness to someone else what a huge burden we are putting on their backs.

Five Reasons Why You Shouldn't Plan Your Life

Georgie Bradley | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Georgie Bradley

Sometimes you just have to resign to your fate. Get your harbouring hippy to go with the flow of the universe and believe me, life will sort itself out. So many have achieved their dreams without planning. You know the phrase, when it rains it pours?

Good Common Sense and Good Business Sense

Nic Marks | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK
Nic Marks

Let's imagine for a moment that you run an ABC - that is, an Average Business Company. Your ABC is ticking along averagely. Your 100 employees are paid average wages. They take, on average, five days a year of sick leave...

How To Make Your New Year's Resolutions Work (Better)

Karin Sieger | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Resolutions take determination, tenacity, strength and commitment. Too often we feel bad about ourselves or ashamed if we don't make it or delay a resolution. Whereas there is another way of looking at it.

What Makes Us Happy?

Julian Tan | Posted 23.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Julian Tan

A child lies solitary and silent on a grubby cart in Kabul. His tender feet and hands are caked in the same elements that freckle his baby face, soil his faux-regal clothes and bequeath the terrain around his fragile frame a strange equality of injustice.

Can Psychologists Predict Whether Just-Christened George Is Heading for a Happy or a Meaningful Life?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

Parents, friends, relatives and God Parents gather for a christening - which like a wedding and other religious rituals is associated not just with happiness, but also imbued with meaning. But are a happy life and a meaningful life the same thing? Can pursuing one lead to less of the other?

Lessons From the River

Jessica McGregor Johnson | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica McGregor Johnson

Almost everyone I have been speaking with this month has been experiencing some kind of challenge around letting go. Letting go of expectation, letting go of outcomes, letting go of an image of themselves, letting go of doing things in a certain way or like myself, letting go of being the doer. So as I contemplated my float down the river I began to see that it had some valuable lessons about letting go.

New Research Reveals the Latest Secret to Happiness and Low Mood - How You Use Twitter

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK Tech
Dr Raj Persaud

The authors of this study caution that it's still not clear from their data whether happy people just tend to find each other and cluster for that reason, and the negative likewise, or whether happiness spreads like a virus. However previous research has supported the contagion theory.