October 2013

from the Huffington Post Are sunny skies overhead the key to a sunny disposition? New research from the United Arab Emirates shows a strong link between positive moods and time spent outdoors in sunlight. "This is just a pilot study and we need larger sample size but...

by Lindsay Holmes from the Huffington Post In her TED talk on the power of vulnerability, University of Houston research professor Brené Brown stated that running away from hard feelings is actually inhibiting our abilities to experience bliss. When we avoid difficult emotions, Brown said, "we...

Here at The Happiness Institute, as strange as it might seem, we're not all about "happiness".  That is, we are big fans of happiness but fully realise, that no one (not even me, Dr. Happy) is happy ALL the time; we also fully acknowledge that suffering...

We all face adversity in life; for some it's more significant than for others but we'll all have to overcome challenges and problems and difficulties.  How we choose to do this effectively determines the quality of our lives.  And now matter what happens you can choose more...

Happiness is a form of success so what can we learn from successful people?  Well, according to Forbes magazine, the most successful people do the following things before 8.00am in the morning...