The Science of Gratitude and Increasing Your Happiness

Gratitude is the appreciation of what you receive. It comes from the word gratia which means grace, gracious or gratefulness. Most people would not consider themselves ungrateful. However, dissatisfaction can run wild when you don’t get what you want or believe you deserve. In these days of constant change, can we really take anything for…

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Why happiness is important to your wellbeing during this pandemic

  Are you happy? Being happy means a different thing to each of us. To some it is contentment and for others it is waves of joy and excitement. Research in the area of Positive Psychology defines a happy person as ‘someone who experiences frequent positive emotions, such as joy, interest, and pride, and infrequent (though…

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Journaling, EQ and striving towards a better life

Journaling your way to happiness The Future of Jobs report by the World Economic Forum placed Emotional Intelligence or EQ at number 6 in the top 10 skills we will need in 2020 for us to thrive. For good reason. EQ is the “capability of individuals to recognize their own emotions and those of others, discern between…

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You’ll be crying in a minute! – Guest Blog by Slow Coach Sarah

Our latest guest blog is from Sarah Thayer. She has a deep passion and commitment to her own personal development, having invested in a range of training and personal development over the course of 20+ years, including NLP, Coaching and holistic health & wellbeing training. She is also a qualified and experienced Counsellor. Our eyes…

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Tea Happiness – Volunteering For Better Mental Health

Volunteering your time can help you with your mental health. By giving up your time to help those less fortunate or those working towards a brighter future can have an effect on your own happiness. It allows you to gain a sense of purpose if you have previously isolated yourself due to mental ill-health. You…

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