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At this time of year its well worth considering what makes us (and our loved ones) happy. And this is, obviously, a worthy forum within which to debate such a crucial issue. The following short story reports on some research published in the...

I was participating in a conference recently that included a broad range of speakers who addressed a variety of topics. Like all conferences, the quality was varied so there were times when I must admit I 'switched off" and instead of listening to the...

I just read a great quote attributable, apparently, to a dual Nobel Prize winner (once for chemistry and once for peace). Linus Pauling supposedly said "The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas." I think we can...

At the risk of appearing self-indulgent (!) I'm excited to share with you all a new edition to our suite of internet offerings. I now have a new, separate website devoted more specifically to my speaking and consulting activities and would love to hear...

I've heard and read much about Bhutan but recently read this story and thought I'd share it with you. Click here to read more about a country that puts happiness above economics and feel free to share your thoughts with us by posting your...

Check out this news posting I found. The findings of the research reviewed suggest that reflecting on personal values and life meaning can protect against stress! Just click here for the full story. ...

So what do you have to do to find happiness? Are we wired up to be cheerful, or are some of us destined to languish in abject misery? Check out this article in which Dorothy Wade reports on the new science of feeling...

Lately I've been thinking a lot (even more than usual) about others and how I can use my skills and expertise even more to help even more people to be happy. At the same time, a number of those in our happiness community have...

A recent survey in the UK found that the number of British workers facing health risks through stress caused by a "cocktail" of long hours and pressure to reach targets has increased to 2.5 million. One in four workers claimed stress had harmful effects...

I've recently read a book called 'sHAM" which according to the author stands for Self Help & Acualisation Movement. His primary premises are that many of the self-help gurus (and in this category he includes Tony Robbins, Dr. Phil and more) are (1) not...