Action for Happiness calendar January 2021
Wellbeing & Recovery

Action for Happiness: More Than Just “Choose Happiness”

Action for Happiness I'm definitely not a fan of the whole toxic positivity business, and no, happiness is not a choice (or at least not always). But a while back I stumbled across the Action for Happiness website, and I like their style. I was looking through my journal and came across the 8 pillars… Continue reading Action for Happiness: More Than Just “Choose Happiness”

book cover: The Gratitude Project
MH@H Book Reviews

Book Review: The Gratitude Project

The Gratitude Project, edited by Jeremy Adam Smith et al., is a project of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley in California. It includes chapters by a number of different authors on various aspects of gratitude. I liked that the book took a realistic approach to what gratitude can and can not do.… Continue reading Book Review: The Gratitude Project

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Wellbeing & Recovery

Gratitude from A to Z

An A-to-Z gratitude challenge is currently making the rounds in the blogosphere. The goal is to identify something to feel grateful for starting with each letter of the alphabet (X and Z just have to contain, not necessarily start with, those letters).  I thought I would join in. A-romatherapy: very pleasant and relaxingB-edtime: my favourite… Continue reading Gratitude from A to Z

Random Acts of Kindness Day: Make Kindness a Habit - handprints with hearts in the centre
Wellbeing & Recovery

There Are No Small Acts of Kindness

I have found so much kindness in the blogging community.  When I'm struggling, I can always count on getting words of support.  When I'm feeling discouraged about blogging or anything else, I always get lovely words of encouragement.  The kindness that we show each other is one of the things that makes the blogging community,… Continue reading There Are No Small Acts of Kindness

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My Life Journey

My Favourite Simple Things (& Lots of Other Lists)

Lists can be fun! This post is an amalgamation of various lists I've posted over the years on MH@H. Some are focused on positives, others relate to mental illness, and others are just for fun. Here's a quick overview of the lists contained in this post: Favourite simple thingsThe simplest things in life are freeMy… Continue reading My Favourite Simple Things (& Lots of Other Lists)