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Here and Now: Less Stress for More Happiness

We’re living in tremulous times. It may seem like the world is in upheaval: the financial markets, housing markets and mortgages, and larger world issues that affect us here at home. They affect our relationships, our peace of mind and our well being, and they all create stress in our lives. Stress affects our sleep, […]

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Destructive Clarity – be happy with simplicity

Imagine sitting on your bar stool at home while you watch a flood encompass your home. It is a surreal sight to see. You first start to notice the water crawling up your walls going higher and higher. Then the water reaches your first shelf of books. Gone. Next, they might take over the second […]

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Enjoying Life to the Fullest: Finding Those Simple Pleasures

What comes first to your mind when you read about enjoying “simple pleasures”? How many pleasures that you can think of are really “simple”? And are these simple pleasures supposed to make you happy? The man likes to think of himself as a great and the most important being on the planet: we’ve tamed rivers, […]

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Does money bring happiness?

Every day, we come across the advice that happiness is in little things and in pleasures of life, but the real question is: do you really believe that? Do small things make us happy? or does it takes a lot more to be happy, preferably more money? The answer to this question is not easy, […]

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Happiness and Attitude: Two Stories That Show The Connection

Two women, two very different attitudes. Two stories that show how our mindsets determine our happiness. Caroline Carol is 29. She was born in a small town and has a sister, Mel, two years younger than her. By the age of 9, both their parents died leaving them orphans. While it was an aunt of […]

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Delivering positive news – the positive movement

In a world of daunting news, you may have noticed an increasing interest in balancing bad with positive news. We believe that, indeed, more good things than bad things happen daily, but somehow the bad gets more attention and coverage. We are not alone in this belief. In the last few years, there has been […]

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On Accepting Yourself Just As You Are

One of the most difficult things we can learn in life is to accept ourselves as we are. The process starts from a very early age. As children, we accept ourselves in the degree we are accepted by our parents. The way our parents or carers deal with our behaviour – i.e. the extent to […]

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Jolly or Gloomy? How to Rewire your Brain to Look at the Bright Side

Every day, we have the choice to go through life with a cheerful, bubbly disposition, or frowning and spreading complaints. Yes, it is our choice. But as plausible as this may sound, most people do not seem to be aware of how true it is. Every day, we get to decide to go one way […]

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Stress Management – “Downshifting” is the key

Higher, faster, farther: the more ambitious one’s goals are, the higher the stress levels and, at the same time, the desire for a simpler life. Having a fancy car, a bigger house, a prestigious job come at a high price. But does it have to be like that? How can we get out of the […]

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