Happy

How to Increase Happiness and What Really Matters

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

When it comes to aims and ambitions in life, most people admit that their main aim in life is to be happy. This will mean different things for different people, but when you feel happy, you are relaxed, you are content and you are more confident.

Humour

Jo Haigh | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK
Jo Haigh

I find that humour is a much underestimated skill, in life generally and most definitely in business.

These People Are Making The UK Happy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Britain's oldest female triathlete and an artist who turned a phone box into a library are among 100 people being celebrated for making the UK a happ...

17 Things That Make Us Moody Brits Instantly Happy

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Brits can be a tough bunch to crack. There are often zero smiles, scrutinising looks wherever you go and those who aren't busy frowning are rushing...

Sleeping In A Freshly Made Bed And... Er, The Royal Family? 50 Things That Make Us Happy

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

What makes you feel happy? The smell of freshly cut grass and the first bite of a chocolate bar we can understand, but... Liz, Phil and co? ...

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.

A Reason To Smile

Maggie Currie | Posted 19.05.2015 | 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 19.05.2015 | 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 07.05.2015 | 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 05.04.2015 | 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 ...