Small Pleasures Are Just As Important For Our Wellbeing As Long-Term ...

When it comes to leading a happy and fulfilled life, many of us focus on long-term goals: what job we want, whether or not we want children, or how to reach a certain level of skill at a particular hobby or interest. There's a reason so much ...

Aug 19

Categories: Happiness


When you’re smiling, the whole world really does smile with you

From Sinatra to Katy Perry, celebrities have long sung about the power of a smile - how it picks you up, changes your outlook, and generally makes you feel better. But is it all smoke and mirrors, or is there a scientific backing to the claim?

Aug 18

Categories: Happiness


Self-Compassion leads to Happiness

This article talks about how being compassionate towards the self, alleviates chronic pain and eventually encourages activeness and a happier life.

Oct 19

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Chronic Pain, Happiness, ...


Social Interactions affect Happiness

Human interaction makes us happy. We are born with the need to feel a sense of belonging and enjoy the company of others. This article talks about how social interactions affect happiness and the types of social interactions that make people the ...

Oct 2

Categories: Happiness, Health Psychology, Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance


The Paradox of Happiness

Happiness is a ‘popular’ trend these days. From the greater attention paid to doing the things that you enjoy to the increased emphasis on “living your best life”, happiness is the one hot commodity that everyone is gearing towards. But what ...

Oct 1

Categories: Happiness, Self help groups, Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Love


Relationship between Age and Emotions

This article explains the reason behind why people of different ages feel a certain way. Ageing and before-death situations are also said to have an impact on one’s emotional well-being.

Sep 14

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Aging & Geriatric Issues, ...


The Beauty of Gratitude

Having a generous heart during stressful times in life can be beneficial to us. This article talks about generating energy that facilitates emotional generosity through a gratitude garden.

Aug 30

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Forgiveness, Happiness, ...


The Age At Which People Are Happiest With Their Lives

A longitudinal study of over 30 years reveal the age at which people are the happiest in their lives.

Dec 8

Categories: Happiness, Other


The Importance of Work-life Balance

Taking control of your work-life balance: Find out why it is important; whether you have a good balance; and how to improve it!

Oct 25

Categories: Happiness, Stress Management, Workplace Issues


12 Jobs That Make People Most Satisfied

…and the 12 linked to the least satisfaction with life. A large US survey found that clergy are the happiest and most satisfied workers in America, while roofers seem to be the least satisfied with their work.

Sep 26

Categories: Happiness, Workplace Issues


Take 2 Hikes and Call Me in the Morning

Research suggests that exposure to nature may promote physical as well as mental well-being, and a growing number of doctors has decided to take advantage of this by prescribing visits to parks for their patients.

Sep 18

Categories: Happiness, Health / Illness / Medical Issues


Keeping Secrets is Bad for You - Here’s Why

A recent study suggests that people are stressed when keeping a secret because they keep thinking about the secret, not because of the act of secret-keeping.

Aug 4

Categories: Caregiver Issues / Stress, Happiness, Other


Would Life Really Be Much Better if You Won the Lottery?

We’ve all, perhaps, at one point or another in our life dreamt about hitting the jackpot. Getting a large sum of money means no more stressing about money and an improvement in our life. Right? Maybe not.

Jul 31

Categories: Happiness


Why Laughter is the Best Medicine

We’ve all heard this phrase, and science has provided evidence, that laughter is indeed a great way to handle stress. Here are six findings that explain why laughter is the best medicine.

Jul 27

Categories: Happiness


The story of the two wolves: How to better manage your thoughts, ...

Have you ever had thoughts, feelings or acted in ways that were unacceptable to yourself but felt powerless to control? The purpose of this post is to help you find ways to manage your mind so that you can live your life more in accordance with what ...

Jul 6

Categories: Depression, Happiness