March 2008

Once again I'm pleased to bring you a happiness relevant quote, with my happiness interpretation below: Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it. - Thomas Fuller, 1608-1661, British Clergyman and Author And how about...

If you've not already realised it, happiness is now a serious business as evidenced by the fact that the Wall Street Journal is writing stories about happiness, positive psychology, behavioural economics and more. This story focuses on Bhutan and its National Happiness Index; to read...

Less is more on the happiness front Happiness is seeing things as they are and not as we want them to be, writes Christina Reihill By Christina Reihill Sunday March 23 2008 ANEW book Enough: Breaking Free From The World Of More by John Naish states that...

Having worked in hospitals for many years before going into my own privaite practice I've little doubt that people's recovery from illness and/or surgery can be affected by their attitude, and by their surroundings. This interesting article addresses the issue of hospital design and how...

I'm not necessarily a religious person but the research clearly suggests that religion, or more broadly spirituality, are important for happiness. We sometimes associate sprituality with wisdom and maturity but there's no doubt children can also benefit from learning the basics of sprituality...

Who doesn't want to become happier? Yet happiness seems to remain an elusive dream for most people, judging from the sheer number of self-help books on the issue. People believe fame, more money, marriage, traveling, a new car, liposuction, designer clothes and so on will...

Now this quote won't appear at all related to happiness but give it some thought, and then read my happiness interpretation below: Housework is something you do that nobody notices until you don't do it. - Source Unknown Personal development (and working on your happiness) is...

Spending Money on Others Promotes Happiness Elizabeth W. Dunn,1* Lara B. Aknin,1 Michael I. Norton2 Although much research has examined the effect of income on happiness, we suggest that how people spend their money may be at least as important as how much money they earn....