December 2007

As you've probably guessed from my recent postings on "Holiday Happiness" I'm about to take some leave (to attend to my own happiness and the happiness of my family) and so probably won't be posting any thoughts for a week or so. I've just,...

In a previous blog posting I provided a list of tips that I hope might help at least some of you enjoy more happiness during the coming festive season. Several days after writing that post I thought there was at least one more important point...

Twelve Ways To Improve Your Life Satisfaction By: Herb Denenberg, The Bulletin 12/04/2007 Here come 12 ways to improve your life satisfaction. One of the headlines to the story I'm passing on to you reads, "Your assessment of yourself and your life circumstances may vary at different...

I discovered this great quote this morning: Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be. - Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862, American Author/Critic/Naturalist And here's my slightly modified happiness version: Optimism is the sculptor that can create the happiness you want to...

The holiday season is one that most of us look forward to but for many, it can also be a time of stress. Although most of us simply want to relax there can be many things to do and many people to see (some...

Wellbeing: Positive thinking pays off Personnel Today Using positive thinking techniques could be HR's best bet for motivating workforces, says Sally O'Reilly. Waving a magic wand over the workforce may not be the remit of human resources (HR). But sometimes you might feel you need special...

In an article titled "It's not the economy, stupid!" ABC News online has published an interesting article touching on happiness, wellbeing and the economy. It won't come as much of a surprise to readers of this blog but wellbeing and happiness require more than just...

If you're interested in happiness at a national and/or political level then you might find this article interesting. To read more about Gross National Happiness - click here...

If love is an important part of happiness then this short video should bring some happiness to all but the most unfeeling of you out there! Check it out and try not to smile (or cry)! click here...

Samuel Johnson, 18th Century English Author and Critic, is quoted as saying that "The true art of memory is the art of attention." Well, I (Dr. Happy) believe that the true art of happiness is the art of attention. Because happiness is at least partly about...