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You gotta be hungry… Don’t stop running towards your dream — Les Brown #happiness

I love this speech. It’s full of gems of advice: You gotta be hungry… Practice every day (reminder to self)… Someone’s opinion of you does not need to become your reality… You have greatness within you and responsibility to manifest that greatness… … Continue reading

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Digital detox and happiness – putting ’smart’ back into phone #talk

Following advice I received from the shaman (bear with me), I did look at ways I could share what I learnt about happiness and mindfulness wider with the world. As a result, I am happy to report that I’ve been … Continue reading

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How to give and receive love, starting now – Barbara Fredrickson’s TED talk

This short video is a great summary of a 6 week positive psychology course I am taking on Coursera currently. It’s fascinating how Fredrickson redefines what love is – see below. Giving and receiving love is vital for our well … Continue reading

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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

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How to be a hero this Christmas #happiness

I have graduated from the UC Berkeley’s ‘The Science of Happiness’ online course (yay! a year’s work!), yours truly is now a certified expert on happiness 🙂  however I continue revisiting some of the amazing research they are using throughout the course. … Continue reading

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Pronoia – a belief that everything in the Universe is conspiring to support you – via @Lissarankin #happiness

Lissa Rankin has been setting my mind on fire recently. She is my mentor, my spiritual coach. Her book The Fear Cure, her blog posts and now this talk at the World Domination Summit that I want to share with … Continue reading

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Megan Feldman on forgiveness in an unforgiving world #TEDtalks #happiness

Another fascinating talk from the Science of Happiness programme on edX. Megan Feldman looks at the act of not forgiving, of holding to one’s grudges as an act of committing violence, to oneself or the world. What impact does non forgiveness … Continue reading

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