March 2013

The article I'm sharing with you today comes from a business publication (Inc.com) but the principles are very worthwhile for any of us looking to enjoy more happiness and success in our lives. Read this, then, and give some serious consideration to making these "promises"...

from Wildmind (HERE)  I’m a science geek as well as a Buddhist geek, and recently when I was leading a retreat on how to bring more joy into our lives I found myself making a lot of references to an article published in Yes magazine, which...

by Dr. Happy NB: this is taken from The Happiness Institute's free, weekly eNewsletter (to which you can subscribe, FOR FREE - HERE)  ..did you know that mindfulness is positively correlated with self-regulatory behaviour and positive emotional states. That is, when we're mindful we're more likely to...

Harshada Rajani writes in the Huffington Post about taking back here happiness...

How to be happy: Tips for cultivating contentment Are you tired of waiting around for happiness to find you? Stop waiting and start getting happy with these tips. By Mayo Clinic staff Do you know how to be happy? Or are you waiting for happiness to find you? Despite...

5 Reasons to Increase Your Play in 2013 Published on January 27, 2013 by Emma M. Seppala, Ph.D.  Submerged in the responsibilities of life, the seriousness of world affairs, and an ever-growing to-do list, we often forget to PLAY. Animals, on the other hand, continue to play...

The context in which we live and work affects our health and happiness; although we all need to make the right choices, at the right times, we can boost our chances of doing this more often by setting up our environment to support and reinforce...

by Shauna Shapiro via Greater Good I attended my first meditation retreat in Thailand 17 years ago. When I arrived, I didn’t know very much about mindfulness and I certainly didn’t speak any Thai. At the monastery, I vaguely understood the teachings of the beautiful Thai monk...