The Happiness Blog

Spring = Optimism and New Beginnings

Spring = Optimism and New Beginnings

Spring is the season when new growth begins and changes happen all around us. The days are longer and brighter, they are starting to get warmer – although not today, it’s freezing out there! – snowdrops, daffodils, and crocuses are starting to bloom and our emotions are lifted.

Money Can’t Buy You Happiness? New Research Says Otherwise

Money Can’t Buy You Happiness? New Research Says Otherwise

  How often have you heard the old adage ‘money can’t buy you happiness’ and thought “I bet it could”? I know I have several times. Well it turns out we might have been right.

Second Wave Positive Psychology - it's all about the Light and Shade

Second Wave Positive Psychology – it’s all about the Light and Shade

You may have heard of Second Wave Positive Psychology, but what is it? It’s a bit of a ‘new movement’ and if you look you’ll find some really interesting articles out there on it. They can be a little technical and use a fair bit of jargon too, so we thought we’d try and give […]

Invest in proactive mental health

Invest in proactive mental health

Recently I watched a great TED talk by psychologist Guy Winch. He made a point so clearly that it struck me to be exactly how we should be explaining why positive psychology is so important.