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If you're reading this then you're interested in happiness and wellbeing. And if you're interested in happiness and wellbeing then you're almost certainly familiar with the concept of being present, and living in the moment. In this great article by Jessica Blanchard via Tiny Buddha,...

Happiness is important in so many ways. Creating happiness, therefore, is so beneficial. But so too, is spreading happiness; helping others feel good. Which is what this article via Longevity Live is all about ...

Whether it's for more happiness or to overcome / better manage anxiety and distress, I'm a big fan of therapy; and of coaching. I've delivered it to thousands of individuals over the years; and I've participated in it myself from the "other side of the...

I'm a pretty big fan of (advocate for) habits. In fact, I've written and produced a whole series of audiobooks / podcasts focusing on how habits can improve our lives. From "Habits for Happiness", "Habits for Happiness at Work" and "Habits for Action" through to...

There has, over the last few years, been a lot of talk about burnout and even more recently, "quiet quitting". The challenge to find and keep happiness at work is real; for both employees and employers. But there are always solutions; and even though different...

Mindfulness really is a foundational habit for happiness and mental health. Mindfulness allows for awareness of negative thoughts and bad habits, creates the space to make changes, and can even set one up to see life and to live life more positively. As with many...

Not surprisingly, given the URL of this site, most of my blog articles focus on happiness and positive psychology. More often than not I try to focus on practical strategies that will help you (and me) live a good life. At the same time, however,...

There are numerous constructs we know definitively contribute to happiness and wellbeing. And one of those is optimism. There's absolutely no doubt that optimists are happier than pessimists; and further, they have better quality relationships, they're healthier and they live longer (to mention just a...

I've spent much of my life trying to perfect productivity strategies. And I'm a big fan of hard work and accomplishment. But increasingly, I've learned that rest and recovery is just as important; one can't work hard and achieve if one doesn't allow time for...