"Happiness" Blogs & Blog Posts

Knowledge and WisdomKnowledge and Wisdom

This blog provides a secret map that takes you right to the heart of you ow...

 
Freedom and FlourishingFreedom and Flourishing

This blog explores links between freedom (liberty) and human flourishing

 
Thought MedicineThought Medicine

Exploring the Power of Mind from Science to Spirituality

 
Three Beautiful ThingsThree Beautiful Things

Every day I write about three things that have amused or delighted me.

 


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People sometimes ask what is the purpose of life? Why should we exist or chose to continue existing? To them I typically pose a counter question, what purpose would *you* like to have for life and can you live your life ‘as if’ that is th...

If you have ever wondered what goes on to make an effective teacher, this research paper by Angela Duckworth and colleagues, throws some light on the issue. Teaching is a stressful job; in majority of cases, you are not able to see the impact of you...

"Sometimes we are just the collateral damage in someone else's war against themselves." ~ Lauren EdenI'm a sensitive soul. I feel things very deeply, sometimes more intensely than others around me do or possibly should. I experience, suffer and bear...

"Ignoring the signs is a good way to end up at the wrong destination." ~ UnknownThe tale of the Walrus, the Carpenter and the Little Oysters has much to tell us or nothing at all. Depending on who you are talking to that is. I guess this could be sai...

"It's like you have two brains --- a rational and an irrational brain. And they're constantly fighting."  ~ Emilie FordWhen you think of the Dodo bird what comes to mind? I suppose first it would be this creature is extinct. Did y...

Review articles are themselves supposed to be a summary of a field of inquiry, so it appeared queer summarizing a review article; but here I go. This post summarizes a 2005 review article appearing in Annual Review of Clinical Psychology. As it is mo...

Trick or Treat? Which would you choose? Perhaps, most of you, who celebrate Halloween, would prefer giving treats to the children. And we feel happy about that too! Intuitively we know that treating/ helping others, makes us even more happier than it...