Creativity and happiness

Creativity and happiness

I’m frequently surprised at the simplicity of the techniques that can lead to a happier life. More so by how few of us, myself included, engage in them. When I read articles, I often find myself wondering why I don’t already know something that seems so obvious.  I...
10-in-10: Andrew Wright

10-in-10: Andrew Wright

10-in-10: 10 questions, 10 words to answer. What does happiness mean to you? What makes you happy? Why is it important? What gets in the way of your happiness? For our next 10/10 interview, we sat down with Andrew Wright. As a British trained and registered art...
10-in-10: Dr. Marie Thompson

10-in-10: Dr. Marie Thompson

10-in-10: 10 questions, 10 words to answer. What does happiness mean to you? What makes you happy? Why is it important? What gets in the way of your happiness? In the first instalment of our “10-in-10” series of micro-interviews, we asked Dr. Marie Thompson a...
Gratitude

Gratitude

Is there really good in every situation? Gratitude is one of the simplest components of happiness, with the potential to make the greatest change. When I first started researching gratitude, like many others, I thought of it as purely a case of good manners. Saying...
Happiness and kindness?

Happiness and kindness?

Kindness is often seen as a nice-to-have quality – something soft and childish. Depending on your environment, it can even be interpreted as a sign of weakness. And yet, if you consider what you’d look for in a relationship, intimate or otherwise, kindness seems like...