A summary of interesting articles …

A summary of interesting articles …

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 I come across numerous posts, many of them worth reading and thinking about, but I know most people don’t have as much time for this as I do so here’s a summary with just a few highlights …

  • many years ago now, Corey Keyes coined the terms flourishing and languishing and in the decades since, has become one of the most important but least recognised thought leaders outside of academia. This article is based on some of his works and provides ample food for thought about how you can find your purpose again if you’ve been languishing … HERE
  • along with depression, anxiety is the most common form of psychological distress, and one that’s often underrated despite the fact it can significantly, negatively, impact lives. In this Psychology Today article, an important anti-anxiety mindset is suggested, drawing on, among other things, Buddhism … read more HERE
  • I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, exercise isn’t just good for your physical health, it’s also VERY good for your mental health. This Sydney Morning Herald article highlights how exercise can strengthen your brainHERE
  • The headline of this next article might be a bit hyperbolic but there’s no doubt that starting your day well can provide massive positive dividends, including happiness and motivation. So, if you’re interested in reading about 5 things to do first thing in the morning then, check THIS out
  • And finally, for today, I’m very happy to share this great article via Psyche about how so many of us are feeling burnt out and stressed and how play might be the answer we’re looking for. Sound interesting? Read more … HERE

That’s it for now. I hope you find something useful in these articles, and in my posts more generally.

Keep well & keep smiling … Dr Tim