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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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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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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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