June 2015

Some say happiness is more about the journey than the destination.  And I'd agree that it's important to savour and apprecaite every step along the way rather than just waiting until you get to the end.  But that being said, there's no doubt that it feels good...

When we're seeking happiness, we want to hold on to what's important, to those we love, to that which brings us health and so much more.  But when we're seeking happiness there are some things we also need to just let go...

Today's article is ostensibly about success.  But that's OK, because my definition of success includes a significant chunk of happiness. I mean how could anyone consider themselves a success without enjoying life and a healthy dose of positive emotions.  Although financial achievements are not irrelevant, happiness is...

via Barking up the Wrong Tree Anytime you need to be happier, just do some time travel. It’s that simple. I know what you’re thinking: He’s finally gone insane. No, I’m not crazy. And you don’t need a time machine. You’re just going to use your imagination. But scientific...

via the Huffington Post by Mo Seetubtim  Life is full of ups and downs. Even though we try to stay positive and happy, sometimes we just can't help but feel a little down. Things don't always go as planned. Disappointments, rejections, hurt, worries, illnesses, jealousy, annoyance...

by Kate Lowenstein from the Huffington Post A few years ago, Debbie Jankowski went hunting for a way to bring her life new joy. She found the solution in her bank account. "I had always been thrifty, but I decided it was time to spend money...

If you've been following my work here at The Happiness Institute for any length of time then you probably know that I very much believe, and have advocated for many, many years now, that happiness is a choice.  Every minute of every day, when we choose...