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How can anyone measure this kind of happiness?
 

Please No Gross National Happiness

July 7th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 56 secs

How can anyone measure this kind of happiness?

How can anyone measure this kind of happiness?

We don’t need a Gross National Happiness. It’s meant to measure a nation’s average happiness in the same way economists measure Gross Domestic Product (or “GDP”). Read the rest of this entry »

What is happiness?
Can you say what happiness means?

Define Happiness

May 19th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 23 secs

What is happiness?

What is happiness?

I talked to a lady called CJ today from Tennessee who asked me to define happiness. It was a Twitter conversation so comments had to fit in 140 character bites. Yet the way she enquired surprised me. Read the rest of this entry »

Could happiness be closer than you think?
Can the way we speak help us find happiness?

The Language Of Happiness

April 21st, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 36 secs

Could happiness be closer than you think?

Could happiness be closer than you think?

Happiness needs a few tweaks to our way of thinking. But not just to thoughts, but our words. Read the rest of this entry »

Could soup mix the true way to happiness?
Here's one way to happiness you'd never expect.

A Gutful Of Happiness

April 17th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 58 secs

Could soup mix the true way to happiness?

Could soup mix be the best way to happiness?

There are always new announcements about happiness. Read the rest of this entry »

Can you be happy regardless?
Can you really be happy with nothing?

Happy With Nothing?

April 9th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 48 secs

Can you be happy regardless?

Can you really be happy with nothing? I don’t think so. Because happiness is always tied to something. Read the rest of this entry »

Can you be happy in the here and now?
What do you need to be happy?

What’s Happy And What’s Not

December 3rd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 59 secs

Can you be happy in the here and now?

Hands up if you thought being happy was a simple matter? Me too. But then, the more I started exploring aspects of happiness, the more involved it got. Being happy has a lot to it. Read the rest of this entry »

Happiness is always best shared.
What's better than being happy on your own?

Finding Happy Answers

November 29th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 15 secs

Happiness is always best shared.

Aside from being happy yourself, there are other aspects to happiness that make it a potent influence. Read the rest of this entry »

Happiness or chaos?
Does chaos rob your happiness?

Can Happiness And Chaos Coexist?

September 27th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 10 secs

Happiness or chaos?

Part of me would like to say that happiness and chaos are best buddies. If they were then our haphazard confusion, mess, and disorganized state could be waved away. With one happy sweep of the arm and a justifying giggle we could all be delighted living a shambolic life. But I know that’s not true. Read the rest of this entry »

Is this meant to be happy?
Is this what happiness is?

Warning! Happy Tips

September 23rd, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 8 secs

Is this meant to be funny?

Happiness is not a habit. Despite all the well-meaning advice peppering the web, being happy is not a routine brush your teeth exercise. Lasting happiness (the kind we all want) comes from the heart. Read the rest of this entry »

Egging you on to greater happiness.
There's more to happiness than egging you on.

Happiness And Why It’s Hard To Have

September 18th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 9 secs

Egging you on to greater happiness.

Today, happiness is treated like a product. “You want happiness? Sure, come right this way and we’ll give you all the happiness you desire. Oh, and let us relieve you of that awfully heavy purse that must be such a burden…” Read the rest of this entry »