Category Archives: Happiness

What’s YOUR Rat Park?

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In the 1970s a scientist called Bruce Alexander wanted to show that living conditions cause addiction and not the drugs themselves. So he built Rat Park – 200 times the size of a standard laboratory cage with lots of food, toys … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Brighten Up Your Day!

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One of the biggest lies we’re told (and it’s constantly reinforced in adverts, movies, magazines etc) is that we SHOULD be happy. Yes, there are horrible atrocities going on all over the world right now, people starving. And we’re so … Continue reading

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25 x Fabulous Inspirational Quotes to Get You Fired up and Back on Track!

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How are your goals coming along? I’m a big fan of quotes as a source of inspiration and to help you refocus on your goals this week I’m sharing some of my favourite inspirational quotes! So, if you want to … Continue reading

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Want To Enjoy Life More? Send Your Inner Critic on a Vacation!

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What if your inner critic took a vacation? Let me tell you how this idea came about. One of the things that has most helped my personal growth has to been to pay attention to how I FEEL. And it … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Review Goals and Get Re-inspired!

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It’s October (already). The seasons are changing – and there are just under 3 months left of they year and it’s a great time to review goals. What did you want to get done this year? How are things going? … Continue reading

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Be Happy for LIFE: Why Your Feelings Are More Important Than Goals!

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I know this runs contrary to much of what you’ve been told, but achieving your goals will NOT give you lasting happiness. Working towards and achieving goals is the PURSUIT of happiness because the happiness is only temporary – until … Continue reading

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The ONE Question You MUST Ask for a Happier and More Balanced Life!

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Thinking we can ‘achieve’ balance sets us up for disappointment, because no sooner do we ‘achieve’ it then something changes and we are ‘off-balance’ again. It’s much better instead, to think of balance as something we are either: Moving towards … Continue reading

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Happiness Tip Number 1: Accept Reality

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We feel unhappy when we dislike something in our current situation – when we ‘resist reality’. In fact, most forms of unhappiness, negativity or suffering simply come from resisting what already IS. This simple happiness tip and the 2 simple … Continue reading

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How to End Your UNhappiness

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I’m sure you’ve discovered by now, that happiness is not something we can FORCE. Happiness arises naturally when we’re in a state of contentment, acceptance and non-resistance with the world. But did you know, the opposite of Happiness is Sadness, … Continue reading

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