November 2012

by Emma Seppala for Psychology Today Marketing executives want us to believe that happiness lies in a product that will taste delicious, magically fill our bank accounts, or transform us into a supermodel that looks not a day past 20. Our social norms promise that happiness...

Having enough space or privacy in a relationship is more important for a couple's happiness than having a good sex life, says psychologist. by Sandy Smith from the SMH When our daughter was six months old and we were struggling with the pressures of being new parents,...

More and more mindfulness is being used beyond the realm of spiritual practice and as a powerful strategy for productivity and performance in the workplace...

  Hi, Anthony Ackroyd here. I’d like to personally invite you to my first seminar to be delivered through The Happiness Institute. It’s called “Funny Ways to Find Love: How to use humour, laughter, play and positive energy to attract that special person!” (more HERE)  As you...

by Graham Osborne of the Sydney Morning Herald Tai chi, the slow-motion meditation being practised in a park near you, can reduce stress, anxiety and depression, improve brain function and provide many other health benefits, according to scientific studies. The ancient Chinese martial art of tai chi...