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The Bright Side: feel-good news from February

There have been many feel-good health and environmental stories this past month, but you may have missed reading about them in the mainstream

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The Bright Side: feel-good news from January

There were plenty of feel-good health and environmental stories to start 2021, but you may not have heard of them – until now! Ed Gould rounds up his

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The Bright Side: feel-good news from December

There were plenty of feel-good health and environmental stories in December, but you may have missed them given all the negative news currently in

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The Bright Side: January - The Good Things That Happened

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January is often regarded as something of a downbeat month after the holiday season, with little to recommend it. However, in fact, there were plenty of positive news stories that made it into the

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Minimalism: the Simple Rules

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Minimalism is a great way to unclutter your life, gain more space, and also deal with less stress. Happiness.com's Tine Steiss shares her simple rules of minimalism, and – like the practice itself –

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The Bright Side: top 10 positive news stories from 2017

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The past year wasn't all doom and gloom, even if the mainstream news agenda suggested otherwise. In fact, there were plenty of positive news stories in 2017. Here, Ed Gould picks out his top

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Gratitude practice (and how it can change your life)

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Practicing gratitude is a simple way to deal with bad situations and is scientifically proven to have a positive pay off on your health. Arlo Laibowitz examines the ways to be thankful and the

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The Bright Side of November: positive news

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Fed up with the almost constant stream of bad news that seems to flow into your consciousness? If so, you're not alone. Read on to discover just a few of the brighter things that happened over the

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Buddhist economics could solve our problems

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Imagine a world with fairly distributed wealth and a happy, enriched workforce. These are two of the aims of Buddhist economics. Ed Gould delves into the background of this economic model and asks

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The Bright Side: positive news from October

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So many negative news items were presented in October, but, in fact, the month was a great one for tales of positivity and human endeavour. Ed Gould shares his top ten positive news stories from the

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How writing and teaching BDSM brought me balance

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After struggling with a divorce and orgasming, Kayla Lords went from writing about her sexual fantasies to teaching BDSM to others. Here's how she did it.
 
How does a single mom,

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History of Happiness: Plato and Epicurus On Happiness

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Where does happiness come from? James Holloway suggests that ancient philosophers such as Epicurus, Plato and Herodotus may hold some of the answers.
 
We spend a lot of time and

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The Secrets of Happiness in 60 Seconds

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From laughing at yourself to reminding yourself of looming death, some secrets of happiness are shared in this bitesize 60-second video from The School of Life. So, take a minute (literally) to watch

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