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Is ‘Happiness’ Worth the Struggle?

That’s right. We need to be happy and if at the end of our life we want to look back and feel that everything was worth the effort. But happiness shouldn’t be the goal per se. This idea may trash all your thoughts about life and what you need to accomplish to reach a state […]

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Can you Achieve Happiness Purely through Helping Others?

You know that warm fuzzy feeling in the pit of your stomach when you give someone solid directions, give a homeless guy some spare gloves or cash, or simply are there for a friend? Knowing that thanks to you, that one person’s life is slightly improved, simply because you were there? That’s an extremely powerful […]

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Can You Train Yourself To Feel Happy? My Experience with My Ex

By Victoria Braverman Happiness. What a wonderful emotion. It can carry you through hard times, through external events over which you have no control, and out the other side. It permeates the darkest times. When it strikes, you can jump out of bed with a smile on your face before remembering the sad/dangerous/frightening situation you’re […]

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How Meditation Routines Can Help Build Lasting Happiness

You might do it, you might know people who do it, you might have some pretty fixed ideas about what it is and who does it, but I’m here to say, meditation can help anyone create lasting happiness within their life, with no major lifestyle changes or massive effort. Happiness is, of course, what we […]

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Don’t Let it Bring you Down – How to Keep it Together on Social Media

Social media has been touted for years as the key to getting on with each other and being connected in this modern age. The opportunity to contact and talk to everyone you’ve ever known in your pocket, all the time, what could ever go wrong with that? Lots of things. Proven links to mental health […]

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Can Your Smartphone Give You Happiness?

Here’s 6 Great Apps to Get You Centred, Motivated and Happy. It’s been said that the key to happiness, and to living a joyful, content and purposeful life is to combine three goals: healthy, wealthy and wise. Without that tripod base to your life, you can’t really expect lasting happiness. Happiness, like any goal, doesn’t […]

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How to be Better Friends to Ourselves – Understanding and Exercising Self-Compassion

When it comes to understanding ourselves, reaching goals, hitting deadlines and evolving, you’ve got to exercise a balanced hand. On the one side, you’ve got to be disciplined and driven, on the other, you’ve got to understand the value and importance of rest and laziness. It’s this duality that can make self-compassion a tough order. […]

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Better Together: How to Create a Happier Future

Relationships make us happier, healthier, and stronger. This article won’t be self-help oriented and won’t tell you how to be or feel better in a few steps. It is about much more than that. It is about social connections, quality of relationships, and how to face an uncertain future. Sometimes, depending on our personality, on […]

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Why Forgiveness is Important…

… and What Happens to Our Body, Mind and Health When We Harbour Resentment? There’s no benefit to holding grudges. It’s probably best to get that statement out of the way quickly. Grudges benefit no-one, and what’s more, they rarely actually punish the supposed wrongdoer. They just end up sitting in someone’s mind, making them […]

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