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Three Steps to Happiness

Vanessa King | Posted 20.03.2015 | 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.

A Reason To Smile

Maggie Currie | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

In reality, happiness is not the exclusive right of those people who appear to have unlimited time and don't seem to have any troubles to speak of. Some of the happiest people on the planet are often those coping with the most serious challenges.

Let's Work Together on International Day of Happiness

Nic Marks | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nic Marks

There is a huge body of research that says that not only do good relationships contribute significantly towards people's happiness at work, but also helps people become more resilient in the face of every day stresses and frustrations.

Shake Off a Bad Mood

Amisha Bhavsar | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amisha Bhavsar

How do you deal with a bad mood? Do you eat yourself silly? Reach for chocolate? Go out for retail therapy? Look for other things to fuel the bad mood? Snap at anyone who gets in your way? Because a bad mood must be shared with others, right!

Mr Selfridge: All Window Dressing and Very Little Else

Paul Marshall | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

We long for him to stomp along the corridors ranting and raving like a mad man. In a fit of uncontrollable rage, we want him to smash office equipment to bits as he humiliates and insults another of his employees. More than anything though, we hope for a few choice expletives to come out of his mouth.

Happy 50th Birthday to Me

Danny McCubbin | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

I used to read a great deal about spirits and how to lead a life that is "spiritual" with the hope and desire to find answers to so many questions that I used to ask. Always dreaming that the next book would hold the key - a great deal of my time was spent searching. Book after book, chapter after chapter, always seeking and asking and not a great deal of "doing".

Rich Kids Of Tehran Shows A Very Different Side Of Iran

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK

A controversial Instagram account purporting to show the affluent lifestyles of young men and women in Iran's capital has emerged. Rich Kids Of Te...

Iranian Pharrell Williams Fans Sentenced To Prison & Lashes For 'Happy' Tribute Video

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK

A group of young Iranians who were arrested for creating a tribute to Pharrell Williams’ Happy video have been sentenced. The three men and (unv...

For a Change, Let's Not Forget the Little People

Paul Marshall | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

It goes without saying that Tom Cruise is more popular than me. Google him and you get 49,500,000 results. Google me and you get...well, let's skip over that bit. Meanwhile, he has 4.7 million followers on Twitter. I think the last time I checked I had 14 - that's not million.

Why Flying Ryanair Can Make You Happy

Danny McCubbin | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

Last Friday I had followed my own advice and everything was going smoothly but then for some reason I started feeling agitated at everything that was happening around me. Why was the bloke next to me hogging both armrests? Why was the flight attendant so angry and snappy with the customers?

If You're Sick Of Pharrell Williams' 'Happy', You'll Love This

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Take the song of the summer (and the previous winter and spring), add it to a clip from 'It's A Wonderful Life', and what have you got? This very s...

These Retirement Home Residents Dancing To 'Happy' Are Guaranteed To Put A Smile On Your Face

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Just when you thought you were tired of homemade Pharrell Williams 'Happy' videos, comes one that's simply irresistible. It's courtesy of 60 reside...

Weird Al Yankovic's 'Tacky' May Be The Best Spoof Of Pharrell William's 'Happy' Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Instagramming your food. Dropping names. Never letting someone forget the favour you did for them. Yes, if you do all of these things, you're tacky...

On Bullies and Birds and Are You Happy?

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

On bullies and birds It occurred to me as I watched the might magpie swat the tiny blue tit off the birdfeeder this morning that bullying can be a go...

Where Do You Think We Rank On The Happiness Scale Compared To Europe?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Happiness, it seems is becoming a much more respected and valued measurement of a nation's wellbeing than money and power. According to the Offiic...

The Truth Behind How Happiness Fuels Success

Susanna Halonen | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Halonen

When I discovered positive psychology, I realised I'd had it all backwards. It's not the success that fuels the happiness, but the happiness that fuels the success.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Comes Out In Support Of Pharrell. Sort Of

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Politics

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has seemingly waded into the debate surrounding the arrest of a group of Iranians for recreating a tribute to Pharrel...

Iranian Pharrell Williams Fans Arrested For 'Happy' Tribute Video

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Comes Out In Support Of Pharrell. Sort Of A group of Iranians have reportedly been arrested after creating...

Lighting the Candle: Why the World Needs Good News in Order to Understand the Bad

Clare Finney | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK
Clare Finney

It was the worst natural disaster there in two decades. That, in a country where natural and human disasters seem the norm, is saying something - yet in a way that's part of the problem: so accustomed are we today to the view of Afghans as victims, it's becoming difficult to hear stories like that of Aab Barik and still be moved.

7 Things In Life That Make Us Absolutely Euphoric

The Huffington Post UK | Philippa Warr | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We value happiness so highly that the pursuit of it is even named as one of the unalienable rights in the Declaration of Independence. Sadly, one ...

Pharrell Williams' Happy Video - Without The Music

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Comedy

You may be familiar with Mario Wienerroither's 'musicless music videos' (if not, check out these Jamiroquai and The Prodigy clips). Well, now a Dut...

WATCH: British Muslims Dance To Pharrell Williams' 'Happy'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Stop everything! We just found our new favourite 'People dancing to Happy' video (yes, they're still coming). "We Brits have a bad rep for being a ...

Father And Son Caught On Dance Cam, Steal The Show

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Comedy

We love this pair, who were dancing their socks off to Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' during the recent NCAA basketball championship final in Dallas, Texa...

WATCH: The People Of YouTube Dance To Pharrell Williams' 'Happy'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Comedy

You know what makes us happy? People dancing. So here's something that makes us - and hopefully you - very happy: a supercut of classic YouTube dan...

Taking International Day of Happiness Into Work

Nic Marks | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nic Marks

Today is the International Day of Happiness, a day set aside by the UN to recognise that the "happiness and well-being of all peoples" is a fundamental goal of development. This year, as it falls on a workday, it begs the question of whether happiness and well-being are issues that organizations should take seriously.