Why Simply Choosing to be Happy Doesn’t Work!

Why Simply Choosing to be Happy Doesn’t Work!

You have probably heard the adage ‘Happiness is a choice’. Whilst, I believe this to be true (and I’d add, we are also solely responsibility for that happiness) I think it can mislead people into thinking that as long as they choose to be happy, then happiness will...
Positive Psychology – ‘Sunny Side Up’ Radio CCR

Positive Psychology – ‘Sunny Side Up’ Radio CCR

Wow! I’ve just listened to a new radio programme called ‘Sunny Side Up’ on CCR (104.4FM). The programme is a wonderful show around the subject of the science of happiness (positive psychology). It’s a great combination of uplifting music, interesting facts, and chat...
International Day of Happiness 2017

International Day of Happiness 2017

The 5th International Day of Happiness 2017 takes place on Monday 20th March and people will be celebrating and looking to spread happiness throughout the world and apply the science of positive psychology. Now we shouldn’t leave it for one day to increase our own...
Tough Love, Hard Happiness

Tough Love, Hard Happiness

I’ve no doubt you’ve heard of ‘tough love’, the sort of thing that means you either provide or receive, give or withdraw, something that is needed, rather than wanted. Tough love is always motivated by a positive intention. But what is hard happiness? Do I mean...