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Those of you who are familiar with Positive Psychology and self-help happiness strategies generally, will probably be familiar with what is known as the "three good things" exercise. As the name suggests, it's a relatively simple journalling activity that, usually once each day, involves reflecting on...

The trap many of us fall into is making or allowing our happiness to be dependent on, well, on all sorts of things. This is what I call "the tyranny of when", and it goes something like, "I'll be happy when ...

Some time ago, I came up with a strategy that worked really well for me when things weren't working that well for me. But as is often the case, even when I've discovered and even mastered self-help tools or hacks, and even if or when...

Let me be clear from the outset. I've said it before and I'll say it again, there's no ONE secret to happiness and there's usually no EASY way to happiness. But there are paths to happiness that will work for most of us most of the...

Some days are good. Some days are bad. Some days are easy. Some days are hard. Some days you're surrounded by supportive friends and loved ones. Some days it feels like you're all alone. Some days the sun shines. Some days ...

I'm well aware that much of what I write here won't necessarily be new to many of you. But I'm also well aware that we can all benefit from reminders, that many of us "know" what we should do but don't always "do" it. And so today...