Over recent posts, we’ve been looking at the factors that determine our happiness Last time we considered genetics, which contrary to many people’s views, accounts for as much as 50%! This time, we’ll think about life circumstances where we live, our health, marital status, income, material possessions, social standing, etc. Researchers have shown that these […]
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This is the first question I ask in The Happiness Course, so I thought I’d ask it of you too! Please leave a reply.
Last week I posed the question, ‘Can I become happier?’ The answer is of course ‘yes’, our choices are important. But they aren’t the only factor involved. I then asked a second question ‘Which is most important in determining our happiness – genetics, circumstances or choices?’ Each of them have some impact, but not to […]
We’ve all been exposed to weeks of frantic General Election activity recently With politicians competing to promise how they’ll make our lives much better than they’ve been till now. We’re a pretty cynical lot in this country And the response has been underwhelming, to say the least. Typical comments from the public include “These politicians […]