Category Archives: default

Breathing happiness by Emma Seppälä #ted

I have not been great lately in terms of managing conflict, or rather not initiating conflict. I am not happy about it, because I want to be mindful when early signs of anger strike and I don’t want it to … Continue reading

Posted in default, video & film | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happiness in parenting – Buddhist view

Research on happiness of parents is mixed and on-going. Some studies show that new parents are as unhappy as after death of a loved one after they have kids. Some say parents are happy but just in a different way. … Continue reading

Posted in default, quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Earth Reprise – beautiful existential poem from Hitrecord #happiness

Beautiful collective piece of art that Hitrecord community (led by Joseph Gordon Levitt himself!) put together. It took me a while to find this video so I am posting it here to share with you and so I never lose … Continue reading

Posted in default | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Inspirational happiness quotes for the new year #happiness #2016

Simple, yet powerful advice. More on Chris’s method here.

Posted in default, quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Resistance may explain the circular pattern you can’t seem to break #happiness

Do you sometimes feel like you are stubbornly repeating the same pattern in your life, eg jumping between jobs, people, places, where each scenario ends similarly to the previous one, and you understand that this is not working out, that you … Continue reading

Posted in default, self | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Video: One Day in Banksy’s Dismaland

This gallery contains 20 photos.

Originally posted on BUTTERFLY ART NEWS:
https://vimeo.com/143898227 To complete the last instalment of our extensive coverage on Banksy’s Dismaland, here is a thirty minutes documentary we had the pleasure to host, a Red Tower Films Production in cooperation with ARTE Creative…

More Galleries | Leave a comment

What is making you happy?

There are lots of things that make me happy at the moment. Fall. I used to take it rather unwell – fall used to signify the end of summer, chills to the bone, greyness and death. These days ‘September is … Continue reading

Posted in default | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Happiness is only the cart, love is the horse 

I am really enjoying the Science of Happiness course from UC Berkeley’s. I in particular enjoy the scientific articles on happiness. Here is a good one and it’s also a link to the UC Berkeley’s Greater Good centre where you … Continue reading

Posted in default | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art therapy- full on living, and looking for a silent retreat

My life has been full on this week. My laptop finally died (never buy HP again!). My new job is great but also full of uncertainty. Commuting for more than an hour each way in the hot weather is taxing. We … Continue reading

Posted in default | Leave a comment

How much money do you need to be happy?

I’d like to build on the last week’s blog post and talk about money vs happiness. I recently learned that scientists did quantify the ‘money vs happiness threshold’. Actually seeing the number somewhat has shaken my conviction that ‘to be happy, … Continue reading

Posted in default | Leave a comment