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...
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...
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...