Do you have destination addiction?

Do you have destination addiction? You don’t need to go anywhere to have destination addiction, it isn’t a physical place but a state of mind. It’s a term used to describe the belief that success and happiness is the destination: “Everything will be better once we’re in our new house,” “I’ll be successful when I… Read more about Do you have destination addiction?

Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy

Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy (Updated 28/2/16) There’s a lot of talk about positivity and happiness at the moment, which I think is a great thing. It’s about time we valued people’s happiness and discussed its importance for the individual, the community, the wider world. World leaders are recognising that measuring their population’s Gross… Read more about Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy

Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy

Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy (Updated 28/2/16) There’s a lot of talk about positivity and happiness at the moment, which I think is a great thing. It’s about time we valued people’s happiness and discussed its importance for the individual, the community, the wider world. World leaders are recognising that measuring their population’s Gross… Read more about Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy

Can planning make you happy?

Can planning make you happy? So you’ve booked a holiday. You’re sure you’ll have a fantastic time when you’re there, but what about in the lead up to it? Do you think you would be happier if you had two months to wait for your holiday or two days? Research has show that anticipating an… Read more about Can planning make you happy?

Write your own good news headline

Have you noticed how the news often leads with a negative headline? So, if a survey asking people if they’re happy finds that 80% are happy and 20% are unhappy, you can be sure the news headline will concentrate on the minority of unhappy people. Even though 80% of those questioned said they’re happy! It’s… Read more about Write your own good news headline

When it all gets a bit too much…

source We all know that sleep’s important and we should be getting seven to eight hours a night. But how often does life get in the way and those hours slip because of getting up for small children, waiting up for big children, being bogged down in work, or trying to fit in something resembling… Read more about When it all gets a bit too much…

The three degrees of happiness separation

The three degrees of happiness separation Research has shown that your good mood can make someone three degrees away from you, someone you’ve never even met, feel happier. So, your cheeriness doesn’t just make the workmate you sit next to feel good, and not just your workmate’s husband, but also your workmate’s husband’s friend! And… Read more about The three degrees of happiness separation