International Day Of Happiness 2018

International Day Of Happiness 2018

The 20th March 2018 marks the 5th International Day of Happiness. The day was the idea of United Nations special advisor Jayme Illien, which was adopted by the United Nations and is now celebrated annually by the 193 United Nations member states. It is a day when...
What is the Definition of Happiness

What is the Definition of Happiness

Happiness is a word that barely needs any explanation as it is used in everyday language from our earliest years onwards. Since we were babies we were taught the definition of happiness through our experience of positive emotions and the word happy that was attached...
Happiness Starts With You

Happiness Starts With You

Nice people put other people first, or do they? Happiness – after you! One thing we frequently come across when delivering our 2-day university accredited ‘Introduction to Positive Psychology’ course, is that some people struggle with the concept of focusing on...
Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

People will rather focus on what is wrong, what they don’t have or what they think will make them happy, rather than focusing on the present moment and the things that actually make them happy. This preoccupation with what isn’t working or whether expectations are...
Will Your Summer Holiday Make You Happy?

Will Your Summer Holiday Make You Happy?

This is the time of year when many people are planning their holiday vacation. Countless people at work are counting the days until they can ‘Get away from it all’, to relax and be happy. Schoolchildren are looking forward to the end of term and many of us are...