Yesterday's happiness
May 22
67.85%
Pleased

Positive Affirmations – Do They Actually Work?

How many times have you said something to yourself over and over again, only to find it actually happening later? “I’m not going to be able to do it; I’ve tried before and it didn’t work, why would it this time?”. “I’m going to fail. I’m just not good enough for this position”. Call it […]

+ read more

fascinating happiness articles and inspirational stories
GET INSPIRED

Top 5 Foods to “Eat Yourself Happy”

We all know the impact our diet has on our physical health, but how much do we know about the effect of our nutrition on our mental health? Felice Jacka, associate professor, psychiatric epidemiologist and director of the Food and Mood Centre at Deakin University, and Chloe McLeod, an accredited practising dietitian, spoke to The […]

+ read more

Break Your Own Records! Introducing The “Best Ever” Feature

Have you been trying to improve your nutrition or to feel better at work? Have you made any progress there? How many days in a row have you been able to sustain it for? We keep making improvements to our app based on what research says makes us happy. We’ve mentioned before the importance of […]

+ read more

A 7-Day Plan for A Happy Week

We’ve been showing you ways that research says brings more happiness and joy to our life but, as you’ve seen, there are so many! We want to make things easier for you, so we’ve prepared a calendar that you can print or save in your desktop with specific science-based action points you should follow to […]

+ read more

What To Do (and What To Avoid) to Have a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is one of the most natural processes the human body goes through. It is needed for relaxation, regeneration, and serves as a reset before the next day’’s activities begin. Much is known about sleep, yet much more is still regarded as knowledge yet to be conquered and understood, especially in relation to dreams. The […]

+ read more

The Power Of (Bad) Habits – And How To Change Them

Imagine this scenario: you wake up in the morning with a hangover, you barely make it out of bed, you go straight to make your first cup of coffee of the day and you drink it while reading the newspaper which, btw, is full of bad news that makes you feel insecure, scared and anxious. […]

+ read more

A Life Reflection Right Before (almost) Dying in a Plane Crash

“Imagine a big explosion as you climb through 3,000 ft. Imagine a plane full of smoke. Imagine an engine going clack, clack, clack.” It can all change in an instant. We recently came across this talk by Ric Elias, who was in the plane that had to land on the Hudson River in Manhattan a […]

+ read more

10 Phrases to Inspire a Change in Your Attitude

Sometimes, we don’t need big speeches or entire books to make us open our eyes and to inspire us to make changes in our attitude, way of thinking and behaviour. A few simple but powerful words said at the right moment can have much more weight. These are 10 of our most liked motivational phrases […]

+ read more

Embracing Hygge, The Danish Approach to Happiness

If you take a moment to reflect on our lifestyle, you’ll notice that we live in a period which only a few years ago (not to mention decades or centuries) would have been perceived as total science fiction. Think about the internet, smartphones, transportation, augmented reality, the growth of the digital world and the big […]

+ read more