Monthly Archives: May 2015

How rich do you feel now? #happiness

I woke up. I exercised. I am finally feeling better after a vicious cold. It’s a long weekend here in the UK. I am listening to an album I found on iTunes yesterday, Soviet Central Asia Music (1930-1950). I found … Continue reading

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Measure how happy you are daily. Then improve your positivity diet

As part of the positive psychology class that I am taking, I learned about this web site created by the happiness researcher Barbara Fredrickson. It allows you to measure your ‘positivity ratio’ daily, track it for 2 weeks and make … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, be grumpy by Ajahn Brahm #happiness #talk

I have been sceptical of Google talks before. They seemed too long. However I am glad I stuck out with this one by Ajahn Brahm (a Buddhist monk from Australia). Even despite the poo story somewhere in the second half … Continue reading

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How cool was Peggy in the last episode of Mad Men – she makes me smile :) #happy

Also, I just have to post these. Peggy was always my favourite character in Mad Men (and Pete). This moment in the latest episode of Mad Men is just so cool. I related to it on a number of levels 😉 … Continue reading

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The Science of Happiness course, and how do you define happiness?

I decided to take my studies of happiness to the next level and signed up to the MOOC (massive open online course) titled The Science of Happiness from UC Berkeley. A fascinating course! (and apparently, the first positive psychology course available … Continue reading

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