The Psychology of Giving Thanks

December 2, 2011

I was reading my friend’s amazing Feeling Food blog and was inspired to write my own gratitude blog. The end of November marked the celebration of gratitude in Thanks Giving, an opportunity to surround yourself with those you love and give thanks. I’ve had a tough year and am currently going through a divorce. It […]

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Rose Tinted Spectacles

March 4, 2011

It has been found that looking back on fond memories has a disproportionate affect on our happiness. So sift through your pics today and stick up some old photos that make you chuckle. An easy way to manufacture happy feelings.   Go on take a peak at your life through rose tinted spectacles!

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Dress for the Theatre of Life

January 3, 2011

This is my new year’s resolution 2011. All too often I find that I am rushing out of the door having thrown on something easy and comfortable. I have a cupboard fit to burst and shoe boxes piling up everywhere so why am I wearing a tiny percentage of my wardrobe? I am 30 and […]

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A Tidy Mind

December 8, 2010

I have been reading the book “The Happiness Project” by Gretchen Rubin and she writes that “outer order leads to inner calm”. I followed the instructions in the first chapter of her book and de-cluttered my home room by room. In my own happiness project I have found that de-cluttering my wardrobe has led to […]

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An Attitude of Gratitude

December 3, 2010

Positive psychological studies show that the happiest people are also the most grateful. They focus on the good things in their lives and not the bad. They are quick to cite others as contributing to their success and they thank other people. Writing down five things that you are grateful for and why every day […]

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