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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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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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Emilie Wapnick: why some of us don’t have one true calling #happiness

I’ve just discovered that my search for one passion, one big goal, one purpose my whole life was futile and unnecessary. I am not lost, I am just different. Suddenly all limits are removed and everything is possible. This is … Continue reading

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This week’s happiness recipe- do nothing, listen to Spotify and watch James Altucher’s TED talk

This week 3 things have been helping me to stay happy. Here they are. Brilliant post by Swati Desai on The Importance Of Doing Nothing does not appeal to me just because I am lazy 🙂  Often staying still and letting things go (this, too, shall … Continue reading

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Ted talk- How to make hard choices by Ruth Chang

An amazing, life changing, eye opening Ted talk that I want to share with you. Let Ruth Chang, the first Chinese philosopher who is also a woman that I encounter, change your perspective on hard life choices.

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The biggest secret to happiness is to stay present, live in the now

Recently I have come to realise that the biggest source of happiness is how we treat the present and whether we live in the now. I’ve seen Matt Killingsworth’s talk and it made me revisit what I read in Eckhart … Continue reading

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