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The January blues: 7 ways to beat it

For many of us, once the festive holiday season is over the January blues start to set in. But there are ways you can fight back and feel better. Dee

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The bright side of August: the good things that happened

There were many feel-good health and environmental stories in the press during August, but you may not have seen them. Ed Gould shares his Top 10

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10 types of meditation: which style is best for you?

There are many different types of meditation. Discovering which style suits you best is useful – you'll be more likely to devote yourself to the

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Sustainable development goals: what are they and do they work?

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Sustainable development goals aim to improve the living conditions, health, education, work conditions and ecosystems of the planet, both on land and at sea. But, as Ed Gould asks, what are they

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Thích Nhất Hạnh: his life in quotes and teachings

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As one of the most important figures in the fields of mindfulness, meditation and Zen Buddhism, Thích Nhất Hạnh has had a major influence around the world. We share some of his best quotes and take a

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Ikigai: what is it and how to find it

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Ikigai (pronounced Ick-ee-guy) is a concept originating from the Japanese island of Okinawa, home to the largest population of centenarians in the world. So, could finding our ikigai – our reason for

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Gratitude practice: 10 ways to be thankful

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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: feel-good news from February

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There were many feel-good health and environmental stories in the press in February.
Ed Gould rounds up his Top 10 from the past month to uplift and inspire you. 
 
During February

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The Bright Side of July: the Good Things That Happened

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Happiness, hope and positive news may seem to have been in short supply during the month of July, when so many negative news items were presented. In fact, July was a great month for positivity and

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What if we used cutting edge technology for social impact?

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Corey Harnish investigates how new technologies – specifically blockchain – could help the not-for-profit sector create greater impact.
 
Have you heard of 'blockchain'? If not, I'm

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The Bright Side of April: the Good Things That Happened

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April is a month that heralds the coming of new growth and development. Full of hope, the month still had its fair share of downbeat news stories. So, what were the positive news that made the front

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Landscape of dreams: poem and mandala

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Laura Aleksandra created this fantastic poem, 'Landscape of Dreams', and the beautiful beach mandala you can see in the image above. We hope you enjoy it. 
 
 
“I play out a role

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The Bright Side of March: the Good Things That Happened

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In a mainstream news agendum that seems to be increasingly focused on negativity, here is Ed Gould's round-up of the top nine positive news stories from the month of March. Read these heartwarming

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The Bright Side of February: The Good Things that Happened

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Among the coldest months of the year, February can appear to have little by way of happiness or positive news about it! However, the fact is that February 2018 has been a superb month from a news

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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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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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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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