Tag Archives: love

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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Build your Positivity Portfolio #happiness

I am taking a Positive Psychology course. I wanted to share one of the exercises. First, in the course they define 10 positive emotions as below (the last line reads LOVE). They also state that positive emotions broaden our perception (rather than narrow … Continue reading

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Friend lost #happiness

I had a dear friend write to me the other day. It was wonderful. We have not been in touch for a while. I do miss him a lot. He is one of those angels, a friendly soul who you … Continue reading

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‘Hello, my name is Doris’ is not what you think it is. Must see for love addicts #happiness

What attracted me to this movie was Max Greenfield the idea, I thought it would be a bubbly romcom about a delusional, yet adorable, old lady with lots of laughs and aww moments. A bit like Happy Go Lucky or … Continue reading

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My guide to happiness – this is what it ultimately boils down to

This is a big post for me. I wanted to summarise everything I learned about happiness. I attempted to distill it to a couple of words, concepts. It took years to get here. It took some thinking, time and several … Continue reading

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4 ways to improve close relationships #happiness #love

From Dr. Elaine Aron, psychologist and author of the international bestsellers The Highly Sensitive Person and The Highly Sensitive Person in Love. I recently contributed on Kickstarter to her new documentary because I am an HSP and I liked her first documentary. Do novel … Continue reading

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Book give away – The Course of Love #happiness

I’d like to give away a copy of the amazing book I’ve recently read on love. It’s a philosophical, yet practical look at ‘happily ever after’ and what to expect, or what to consider normal 🙂  Definitely puts things into … Continue reading

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