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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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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

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‘Tis the season to take stock of what you have achieved #happiness #christmas

In the next two weeks everyone – from brands to people, from politicians to entertainers – will be taking stock of 2015 and thinking about 2016. What have I accomplished? Where am I going, and what’s next? This year I’ve … 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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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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Fred Luskin on forgiveness – wanting ‘yes’ and getting ‘no’ #happiness

I’ve stepped up my efforts in completing the Science of Happiness course on edX. I am glad that the course is getting more interesting as it progresses and that it manages to provide both new insights into happiness and a solid … Continue reading

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Coolest, awesomest thing I’ve watched this month #happiness

Justin Bieber’s song (do not judge me), the cool 2-wheel thingys, fantastic choreography and some cool dancers – a video worth mentioning on this blog. Makes me happy looking at the result!

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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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Lifehacking- how to make a ringtone from Youtube video

I’ve recently finished a scifi script, created a beautiful bowtie necklace and made a ringtone. Making things is therapeutic and amazing. My new ringtone based on this video by my favourite comedian Louis CK keeps cheering me up throughout the day and … Continue reading

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The School of Life is now on Youtube and they are tackling some serious issues

Yay, the School of Life and the amazing Alain de Botton are now on Youtube! Check out the intro video here. First uploaded videos do not disappoint, my favourite so far Why we go off sex and How to save love with … Continue reading

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