Boost Your Confidence And Become Happier

Think back to some of the happiest times in your life. Chances are that these are also the days when you felt your most confident. Maybe you excelled at sports during that time, or you aced a project at work. Confidence can be a huge happiness booster. But why wait for something good to happenContinue reading “Boost Your Confidence And Become Happier”

Why Getting Enough Sleep May Be The Key To Happiness

I am one of those people who do not seem to need more than six hours sleep a night. This is not always a good thing! Sleep is important for your health, well-being, and how alert you are. Not getting a good night sleep can impact your performance during the day. Chronic lack of sleepContinue reading “Why Getting Enough Sleep May Be The Key To Happiness”

Be Positive

Your subconscious mind constantly works behind the scenes and filters in the information that affirms your underlying beliefs. Bedtime is an optimal time to work on changing your internal beliefs. Before you go to sleep, take a few moments to think about the things you want to attract into your life. Feed your mind helpful thoughtsContinue reading “Be Positive”

Build A Support System of Happy People Around You

Moods are contagious. If you are around a bunch of sad and depressed people, you will start to feel down. If on the other hand you are in a group of happy people, you cannot help but start to smile. It makes sense then to surround yourself with happy people if you want your ownContinue reading “Build A Support System of Happy People Around You”

Fighting Against Our Brain’s Bias To Negativity

Have you noticed that negative comments and events stick with us much longer, and influence us more than positive ones? I am sure you have experienced this quite a few times. A positive comment by your teacher for example is appreciated, but the effects wear off quickly. A negative comment on the other hand sticksContinue reading “Fighting Against Our Brain’s Bias To Negativity”

Finding Happiness in a Sea Of Sadness or Overwhelm

“Happiness, Happiness, the greatest gift that I possess. I thank the lord that I’ve been blessed with more than my share of Happiness”. Happiness, by Ken Dodd. We all go through tough times. There are periods in our lives where it is hard to find much joy and happiness amid a sea of sadness andContinue reading “Finding Happiness in a Sea Of Sadness or Overwhelm”

Do not Sweat The Small Stuff – Savour It 

Continuing with our pursuit of happiness – a great movie by the way! “Don’t sweat the small stuff” they say. And they – whoever “they” are, have a good point. It is easy to get caught up in all the petty things that stress us out and ruin our day. Frankly, it is not worthContinue reading “Do not Sweat The Small Stuff – Savour It “

We Crave Human Connections

I currently live by myself in a beautiful place called Southport. I am quite happy though I do miss having people around. And yet too many of the people I know are too busy to spend time together. Why is this a problem? Like it or not, we are social creatures who crave human connections.Continue reading “We Crave Human Connections”

Happiness and Exercise

Are you a member of a gym? Do you run every morning? Do you have some free weights at home? When you are having a difficult day, or are feeling down, the best way to increase your happiness, may be to exercise. There is a strong link between exercise and an improvement in mood andContinue reading “Happiness and Exercise”

Stress Kills Happiness – Easy Ways To Destress

It is hard to be happy when you are stressed. I do not have to tell you that. I am sure you have experienced it yourself. Think back on high stress situations like missing a flight to go on holiday, or when you were planning your wedding and things got overwhelming and started to fallContinue reading “Stress Kills Happiness – Easy Ways To Destress”