Book Review: The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

Meditation has been scientifically proven to be advantageous to an overall sense of well-being and if you’d like to really explore how you might bring meditation into your life, and why you might want to do that, this book is a good start. The key to the approach to mediation outlined in the book is … Read more »

Intentional Healthy Lifestyle – It’s A Choice

52 Intentional Affirmations: #9. I am a fit and healthy person!  This week I will intentionally exercise just a little more. Each week I’m reporting here on my personal experience in implementing my 52 Intentional Affirmations. These are designed to help us be more intentionally mindful of the impact our intentions have on living a … Read more »

Beyond Happiness – The A to Z of Intentionomics #033 Distractions

Living a ‘good life’ means more than just happiness! In this video series I’ve selected from 101 keywords and discuss how each word can impact your potential to live a more happy, flourishing and prosperous personal and work life. This is keyword #033 – Distractions Life is full of ‘shiny stars’ that pop up from … Read more »

Is it time to rethink your view on charities?

Yesterday was the UN International Day of Happiness. One of the intentional actions that I’ve posted about was my support for the Action For Happiness organisation’s focus on helping to make the lives of others more happier – you can check it out if you didn’t get a chance here http://dayofhappiness.net. Today, just the day … Read more »

Book Review: Curious by Todd Kashdan

“In some capacity, every human is trying to make sense of the world”. So writes Todd Kashdan in his book Curious. The  extent to how mindfully we are making sense of our world and the benefits that mindful curiosity can bring is the focus of the book Curious. The 8th inescapable truth outlined in the … Read more »

International Day of Happiness – A rethink

Today is the United Nation’s International Day of Happiness… what will that mean for you? In a previous post I (with tongue in cheek) challenged the need for such a day – shouldn’t every day be a day where we choose intentional actions that will help us live more happy, flourishing and prosperous lives? As … Read more »

Financial Advice, Lifestyle Advice and Intentional Goals

52 Intentional Affirmations: #8. I am an intentional goal achiever! This week I will set and/or review my intentional goals. Each week I’m reporting here on my personal experience in implementing my 52 Intentional Affirmations. These are designed to help us be more intentionally mindful of the impact our intentions have on living a happy, … Read more »

How to bring a little ‘welcomed drama’ into your day

I’m not sure if you’re one of the 44 million people who have watched this clip on youtube (I’ve embedded it below… but wait until you’ve read the post first before watching it), but it got me thinking about how an average day can be sparked into something above average if we care to find … Read more »

Beyond Happiness – The A to Z of Intentionomics #032 Differentiation

Living a ‘good life’ means more than just happiness! In this video series I’ve selected from 101 keywords and discuss how each word can impact your potential to live a more happy, flourishing and prosperous personal and work life. This is keyword #032 – Differentiation In business the importance of being able to differentiate from … Read more »

Seriously – Do we really need an International Day of Happiness?

What does it really mean when the United Nations passes a resolution that proclaims on a particular day every year from the date of the proclamation that the world ought to celebrate and take action in some way on a particular theme? Now, while Valentine’s day isn’t proclaimed by the United Nations (stay with me … Read more »