The Happiness Diary: Practice Living Joyfully by Barbara A. Kipfer guides you through various self-reflection exercises and prompts to connect with the potential for happiness that already exists in your life. It's designed to be used as a notebook and written in, and each page is beautifully illustrated. I'm always a tad wary of happiness-promoting books/articles, … Continue reading Book review: The Happiness Diary
Last week I was reading a post on Revenge of Eve about her weekly happy list challenge. The challenge for the week was to identify routines that bring you joy. I adore Candace and normally participate in her challenges and such things, but this one just wasn't doing it for me, and that got me thinking. … Continue reading Positives and negatives
Thanks to Rory at A Guy Called Bloke and K9 Doodlepip for tagging me for his 3.2.1 Quote Me game; see his post if you want to play along. Today's topic is happiness. You can't buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream. And that's kind of the same thing. (Unknown) Happiness is nothing … Continue reading 3.2.1 Quote Me!
In this edition of TED Talks, I'll share some of my favourite talks on a variety of topics related to mental well-being. Susan David: The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage https://embed.ted.com/talks/susan_david_the_gift_and_power_of_emotional_courage I recently reviewed Susan David's book Emotional Agility, and this talk covered similar subject matter. She points out how … Continue reading TED Talks on Mental Wellbeing
On a fairly regular basis I come across people online talking about how happiness is a choice. It bugs me whenever I see it, even when I can tell the poster is trying to be motivational and positive, so I thought I'd dive into that a little deeper. A quick search on Amazon reveals a … Continue reading Happiness is a choice, my @ss