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Knowing, understanding yourself and your strengths is key to your happiness

This year I felt like I wanted to get a good picture of my strengths, finally, so I invested in several studies – I did one through work (Strengthscope), I did Via Strengths (free but you pay for detailed report) … Continue reading

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How to remain calm with people. It has to do with self love #happiness

I have taken a long time to learn to deal with ‘negative’ people. It took a while to understand that often the problem is not in others but in me. Alain de Botton sums it up beautifully. When dealing with … Continue reading

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Mastering the art of kindness with The School of Life

Sounds like fun and interesting (and affordable) event even if a better way to be kind would be to donate £10 to a good cause and to just actually be kind by committing an act or acts of kindness. But … Continue reading

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How we will likely die #happiness

This is a blog about happiness, so why on Earth have I put ‘death’ and ‘happiness’ next to each other? For me, death and happiness are inextricably intertwined – we spoke before about how fear of death is a defining … Continue reading

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Stay calm and continue to procrastinate :) #happiness

I am totally procrastinating with my blog. At least I am spending this time usefully (huh?), or so I think. I watched another great documentary and am self coaching using The School of Life cards. The one I want to … Continue reading

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