We need some good news We start the new year with all kinds of dire predictions about 2019. Well, here is some good news – The Happiness Course is running again! You’ll remember that I ran The Happiness Course last September here in SE London. It was a great success, and some of the comments […]
What makes you happy?
From last time… My last post talked about The Happiness Course I ran in September in Sydenham, SE London. I’d say it was a success – but don’t take my word for it. Here’s a taste… …of some of the comments people wrote down (anonymously) on their evaluation forms at the end… “I have a […]
The Happiness Course in London Over the past weeks, I’ve been running The Happiness Course in Sydenham, SE London. I always enjoy such times, but on this occasion it was a little bit special. There were twelve participants, aged from twenties to seventies, and ethnically very diverse – always a recipe for fun and fruitful […]
Busy lives? It hardly needs saying… Most of us live very busy and active lives – there just don’t seem to be enough hours in the day to fit in everything we need to do. So the idea of sitting for say, 15 minutes just doing nothing seems completely foreign to us. So here’s the […]
Joy – the story so far In Part 1 of this post, we began to explore the differences between happiness and joy. For a start, the two words began life a long time ago from very different standpoints. Happiness seems to have arisen through the rather random experience of luck (“It just happened to turn […]
Happiness – what we all appear to want You can’t listen to the news or read magazines and articles for long these days without coming across something to do with happiness. We seem to be almost obsessed with the subject. If you do a Google search on the word, you get 645 million results (at […]