July 2013

It shouldn't come as a surprise to any of you to read that here at The Happiness Institute we believe that personal development is important. Research suggests that the happiest and most successful people tend to spend more time working on improving themselves.  But personal development...

by Shannon Kaiser from MindBodyGreen Most bucket lists include things like, "Go on an adventure in a far-off land," "Learn a new language," or "Buy a dream car." Although all these experiences can make our lives more exciting, the reason we crave these activities goes a...

by Dr. Lawrence Rosen from MindBodyGreen I’ve noticed a trend in wellness circles. Whether in my work with patients or in my yoga classes, I keep coming across the same words. On a given day, one might be the theme of a dharma talk or a...

Did you know that experiencing connections, regularities, and coherence in their environment may lead people to feel a greater sense of meaning in life, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The research suggests that...

In just a few short weeks I, Dr. Happy (aka Dr. Tim Sharp) will be running a half-day workshop in Sydney focusing on how to create more happiness and move closer toward living your best life by clarifying and identifying purpose, positivity and passion (more...