April 2020

We might not be able to travel at the moment, but we can still read about and learn from other cultures. And this great article provides some great tips for happiness from Japan...

Emotional intelligence has always been positively related to happiness. The ability to recognise and manage one's own emotions; combined with the ability to recognise and respond appropriately to other's emotions is, not surprisingly, very closely connected to good quality relationships, good mental health, and positive...

Many of us struggle with racing and ruminating minds. That's pretty normal, really. But it's also not always conducive to happiness and calm. It's obviously OK to think; thinking is good. But overthinking can undermine our happiness and other positive emotions including, even, satisfaction and...

via the Atlantic by Arthur C Brooks t seems strange to launch a column on happiness during a pandemic. The timing is, well, awkward, isn’t it? Maybe not. We’re stuck at home; our lives on COVID time have slowed to a near halt. This creates all sorts of obvious inconveniences,...

via Self.com You’re Allowed to Feel Joy Right Now In these times, moments of happiness are a gift. By Ryan Howes, Ph.D. I was on a Zoom call last week, a “distance social” of old friends, when one of my buddies confessed that he felt guilty about enjoying some...