YOUR BEST SELF.
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There is a worker I see every morning on my way home after dropping my children to school. His job is to stop the traffic when a construction truck is backing up. You can imagine the impatient honks and unpleasant gestures he receives on a daily basis. I try and add a...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
It’s such a simple question, but one that can be a struggle for me to answer directly or quickly. I’ve also noticed that I rarely tend to answer it in the same way! I think that’s because I’m still in the process of understanding just what happiness means to me and...read more