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Mindfulness: What Is It, And How Do I Start?

Let us begin with an analogy, a short story really, to explain what mindfulness is. A disciple asks his master, who is known to the people of the lands and its rulers for his farsightedness and wisdom: ‘Master, what can I do to be happy? What helps me to go my way, with strength and […]

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8 Mistakes That Stop You From Reaching Your Goals

If you haven’t set yourself any goals, how will you know if you are where you want to be? Last week, we told you about the importance of celebrating your achievements and praising yourself every time you meet your goals. This week, we will tell you why you may not be meeting your goals and […]

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Why We Should Celebrate Our Accomplishments – And What Happens If We Don’t

Imagine you have made a long climb to the summit of a mountain. It took you a great deal of effort to get there but you’ve made it, and now you can sit and enjoy a fascinating view. Yet instead of savouring the moment and congratulating yourself on your accomplishment, you start the hike down. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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