February 2011

I thought you might like this fascinating and inspiring article from my friend, Michael Bungay Stainer. Although it's not directly about positive psychology or happiness it is, as far as I'm concerned, very much about finding happiness in the scars we all have. So read...

I've recently been practicing what I preach by which I mean that just as I encourage many of the people to whom I talk to seek out, where appropriate, expert assistance such as clinical psychology or therapy services and/or positive psychology coaching...

Here at The Happiness Institute we live to help; we exist to promote the principles of positive psychology; we're here to boost happiness and positivity as widely as possible. So, with this in mind, please let us know...

The relationship between happiness and money has been written about in so many different ways but this article, from the Herald Sun, takes a slightly different and interesting approach by interviewing four writers from four different generations. Do GenY view money and happiness the same...

To what extent are negative emotions consistent with happiness? When and where are negative emotions appropriate? Do happy people ever get upset? These and other questions were posed after an innocent tweet/post from last week when I published an age old saying...

As many of you would well be aware, The Happiness Institute's regular, free, weekly eNewsletter went out this morning and we thought we'd share with you two articles from today's pubication...

Check out this interesting BBC podcast on happiness - but get in quick because it's only available for a few days! Claudia Hammond looks at the government's plan to measure the nation's happiness and asks whether happiness and a sense of wellbeing are skills that...

It's Friday afternoon; you are, no doubt, starting to think about the weekend. If you're anything like us here at The Happiness Institute you're also probably thinking about how to have the most fun and maximise your happiness this coming Saturday and Sunday. So, if...

Here's some great news for those of us doing what we can to boost our happpiness! NB: thanks to the Ken Pope listserve for posting this article summary...