April 2024

There are certain things that are inevitable and unavoidable. And yet in some instances, we still pretend they're not going to happen or avoid thinking about them until then smack us in the face. One of these is ...

I know we're all different and I know we all have different obligations and more generally, different lives; but I still think the following recommendations are relevant to all of us. And so, here are my thoughts on what you should do today (or any...

It's been a while, but today I thought I'd return to what was a semi-regular practice, of posting and sharing a number of interesting articles related to happiness and wellbeing, living a good life and coping with a difficult life. Every day and every week...

Today's post is a quick and simple one. Although as always, that doesn't mean it's easy to apply! But in short ...

I'm sure you've heard about the benefits of living in the present moment. Different versions of present living, approaches to meditation and mindfulness, have been advocated, with good reason, for many years / decades now. And in contrast to many other approaches promoted within the wellness...

I'm a strong advocate of acceptance. I have been for quite some time now because (1) there's some really strong research to suggest the practice of acceptance is associated with better mental health and happiness, and (2) it's helped me, personally, A LOT! But often when...

A few weeks ago I published a post on Instagram, asking a question about happiness and wellbeing strategies and what obstacles existed, which elicited quite a few responses and somewhat surprisingly, one of the more common was along the lines of ...

A big part of happiness is connection. Whether you look at the happiness or positive psychology research, or studies in health and wellbeing and even longevity, one of, if not THE MOST important variables is always positive relationships, community, belonging, friendship. And because we're all different, friendships...