Category Archives: Happiness

Richard Branson’s ‘Dear Stranger’ letter

Margaret Beaton

Richard Branson’s ‘Dear Stranger’ letter is a profound piece published on 3 February 2017. I found Dear Stranger on Happiness, a Virgin blog, packed with wise ideas shared by inspiring people.

 

Coda to ‘It is possible to be happier’

Margaret Beaton

Last month my post titled ‘It is possible to be happier, but not for the reasons you may think’ generated a good deal of interest. So much so in fact that I searched for more practical guidance on what you can do to be happier. Here’s some key things we’ve learning about happiness through science, … [Read More]

 

It is possible to be happier, but not for the reasons you may think

Margaret Beaton

Re-reading Sonja Lyubomirsky’s ‘The How of Happiness’ I was reminded of the evidence that to be happier, we should look to ourselves, not to others, nor to our circumstances [1]. It is possible, and desirable, for each of us to be happier. Here’s why and how. The nature of happiness First, we need to understand … [Read More]