Society imploding on itself. That’s the fear of many a doomsayer throughout the ages. So what makes this era any different? Read the rest of this entry »
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How can you be happy when life seems such a mess?
How important is your happiness?
Happily it’s the New Year. A fresh start whether we need it or not. And irrespective of everything else on your list, happiness still matters. Read the rest of this entry »
I never knew that about happiness.
We all want happiness. But that doesn’t mean we are prepared to do what it takes to have it. Read the rest of this entry »
Is happiness that-a-way?
Happiness isn’t natural. There. I said it. You can think of a thousand ways for joy to well up of its own accord. Yet to have it in abundance, happiness requires more. Read the rest of this entry »
“Did you know each cup is filled with love?” And, “Our trendy accessories are guaranteed to make you blissfully happy” “… while you dream of a supreme lifestyle of pleasurable living in our exclusive luxury estate”. What a load of baloney! Read the rest of this entry »
Finding happiness is not always obvious.
1. “If you are happy you will always be excited”
Thankfully, you won’t and that’s just as well. People on drugs experience a heightened state of elation for up to a few days before crashing into painful despair. We are naturally meant to experience a range of feeling states, and that’s a good thing.
Besides which, happiness and feeling happy can be two different things. Read the rest of this entry »
Ah, happiness. You can be trucking along, happy as a pig in clover and then, next minute, misery. Yes, things happen that can wipe the smile of anyone’s face. When they do, our mood goes too. Read the rest of this entry »
Beware of the happiness trap pinning it all on a positive attitude.
Happiness is many things and it’s difficult to define. But it most definitely is not just an attitude. Read the rest of this entry »
That guy driving next to you might be happy driving without a steering wheel - but it's not good.
Some happiness doesn’t deserve the term. Despite the carte blanche phrase, “Whatever makes you happy [is worth doing]”, some choices are a dismal pick. Read the rest of this entry »
Happily, some routines promote your wellbeing.
Okay, I want to talk to you now as if I am your best friend. Yes, I know that’s being cheeky. But I feel compelled to tell you a few things you already know but need reminding about, if that’s okay with you. After all, your happiness needs a few key basics to really hum. Read the rest of this entry »