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8 articles found for "Joy"

How to escape the cult of normal

Normal can be far removed from what is good, right or healthy. Instead of following the herd, it can be far better to follow your values and do what's right for you.

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How do you want to be when you grow up?

Start with the wrong question and where do you end up? Rather than forever racing towards the next accomplishment, you may wish to pause and consider, how do you want to be when you grow up?

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7 (tiny) wonders of the world

Want to experience true wonder? We asked our readers to share the small wonders that bring them joy and connection. Discover how these tiny mindful moments can bring about a big shift.

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Are you taking joy seriously enough?

Many of us have become hooked into worry. It’s all over the media, it’s filling up our feeds and it’s constantly working its way around and around our heads. It’s seems we’re always worrying. What would we even do if we weren’t worrying? Well... we could be having fun.

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Steal back your life

Discover ten tips to grab hold of the good stuff! In this article you will find practical ways to apply mindfulness and focus your attention on what matters most.

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The joy of joy

Prioritising joy can be a powerful way to build resilience. Discover 8 tips for experiencing more of the good stuff in this fun exploration of joy .

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Mindfulness

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A golden moment

Regularly connecting with joy can help to maintain an optimistic outlook and become more resilient. In this mindfulness exercise you will focus on one of the most joyful moments of your life.

Events

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Why joy is good medicine

Don’t miss out on the good stuff!

Join us and discover simple strategies to give your brain a joyful boost.

Books

3 books found for “Joy”

Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey’s remarkable guide to happiness

Look beyond the mumbo-jumbo of the wellness industry & discover what inspires joy & contentment. From mini golf to swimming in a glacial river, Bailey explores playful pursuits that can get you feeling good.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Flow

Legendary psychologist Csikszentmihalyi teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness, unlock our potential, and greatly improve the quality of our lives.

Dr Russ Harris

The happiness trap

While it’s easy to get caught up in the pursuit of happiness, Dr Russ Harris argues this constant chase may be doing you more harm than good. In The Happiness Trap Dr Harris explains how

Videos

6 videos found for “Joy”

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Fijian rugby team share a beautiful moment in song

It’s okay to cry, even at the footy! Watch the Fijian rugby team share a beautiful moment in song.

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Imaginate

In need of a mental health day? Experience all sorts of joy on this wee day out with Danny MacAskill.

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How to make a Pom Pom

Take time out for a joyful crafternoon! Go fancy free with this great guide to making pom poms.

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The science behind mindfulness as a tool for happiness

Dr Hedy Kober

In this World Economic Forum talk, Yale researcher Dr Hedy Kober explains the basics of mindfulness. Discover some of the many benefits for your brain & find out how mindfulness can help you through life’s messy bits.

 

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Cloudy with a chance of joy

Gavin Pretor-Pinney

An age-old form of mindfulness, cloud-gazing, is something we can all stop and enjoy. The founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society shares charming photos from cloud gazers worldwide & calls for us all to take a step off the digital treadmill, lie back & admire the beauty in the sky above.

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The happy secret to better work

Shawn Achor

We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this hilarious, fast-moving talk psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive.

Quotes

5 quotes found for “Joy”

If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life is the moment we are living now.

- Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Ask yourself, “Who can I make smile this morning?” This is the art of creating happiness.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

Eating well is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.

- Elsa Schiaperelli

If people are laughing, they are learning. True learning is a joy because it is an act of creation.

- Tyson Yunkaporta, Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

Whatever happens in your life, joyful or painful, do not be swept away by reactivity. Be patient with yourself, don’t lose your sense of perspective.

- Pema Chödrön

Research

1 research found for “Joy”

Harvard University: Research Insights on the Contagion of Happiness

Looking for greater happiness? This article from Harvard researchers will help point you in the right direction.