INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, MARCH 20

This campaign is a global celebration to mark the United Nations International Day of Happiness. It is coordinated by Action for Happiness, a non-profit movement of people from 160 countries, supported by a partnership of like-minded organizations. A profound shift in attitudes is underway all over the world. People are now recognising that 'progress' should be about increasing human happiness and wellbeing, not just growing the economy. March 20 has been established as the annual … [Read more...]

International Day of Happiness, MAR 20

In 2012, the United Nations (UN) declared March 20 to be observed as the International Day of Happiness. March 20 will be celebrated as the International Day of Happiness every year. After years of happiness research, one thing has proved fundamental - the importance of our connections with other people. But modern societies are built as if the opposite was true. We are surrounded by people, yet we feel genuinely connected to almost none of them. The effects are devastating. Social … [Read more...]

CelebrateLove.com, You Don’t Get Happy By Accident!‏

Are you tired of waiting around for happiness to find you? ...and waiting and waiting and waiting. Happiness can't find you and you cannot find happiness. Happiness is not something to be found... it exists whenever you decide you want it to. Notice I said, "You decide!" Happiness is a conscious decision that pushes it to express itself. Your thoughts become words, words become acts, acts become habits, habits express your character and your character becomes your destiny. Imagine if … [Read more...]

Amanda Gore, 5 Ways to make Your Workplace FUN!

Joyful workplaces are buzzing with people bursting with energy, vitality and enthusiasm! They love what they do and feel they are important at work – and do important work! HERE ARE FIVE WAYS TO MAKE YOUR YOUR WORKPLACE A FUN PLACE TO BE! 1. Give others permission to be joyful! Our first step to creating a joy spot at work is to give others permission to have fun! Fear of humiliation – or F.O.W.O.T – fear of what others think – often stops people doing things that make work fun. If the … [Read more...]

Gimme Some JOY! ~ Larry James

Gimme Some JOY! The next time you see me or any of your friends, imagine that you hear us say, "Gimme some joy!" and so, you do that. You give them some of your joy. You be the bright spot in someone's day! Don't tell me you don't have any joy because I know you do. Everyone does. This doesn't mean that you will go around joyously all the time. ;-) I doubt seriously if anyone could do that... not all the time. I don't suggest that you "fake it till you make" it because most people I … [Read more...]

WORLD HAPPINESS REPORT 2013

REPORT CALLS ON POLICY MAKERS TO MAKE HAPPINESS A KEY MEASURE AND TARGET OF DEVELOPMENT Report ranks the happiest countries, with Northern Europe in the lead   NEW YORK, NY, Sept 9th: As heads of state get ready for the United Nations General Assembly in two weeks, the second World Happiness Report further strengthens the case that well-being should be a critical component of how the world measures its economic and social development. The report is published by the UN Sustainable … [Read more...]

International Day of Happiness celebrated March 20

The International Day of Happiness is celebrated throughout the world on 20 March. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly on 28 June 2012. Assembly Resolution A/RES/66/281 states in pertinent part: Balloons of Happiness The General Assembly, conscious that the 'pursuit of happiness' is a fundamental human goal, recognizing also the need for a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes sustainable development, poverty eradication, … [Read more...]

Choose to Be Happy – WOMEN in RECOVERY

  CHUG like the 'Little Engine that Could ...' CHOICE to replace or convert the situation, HARMONY of motives through self-exploration, UNDERSTANDING the situation and creating a road map, GOALS (to lower anxiety, set goals LAPDS -- lower, alternative, process, dynamic, , simple)   OPTIMISM that I can eventually be happy no matter what the outcome, FOCUS on the ball and ultimate concern.   Through strengthening your Higher Self and increased mental … [Read more...]

CelebrateLove.com asks, ‘Angry?’

Only one thing activates, then converts the negative energy of anger into positive energy... intention. The intention must be to do something different; something that works. When you discover that what you have been doing isn't working, the only logical thing to do is to do something different. Make that transition as soon as you can. When we disagree or become angry, our relationship can often become "temporarily out of order." Arguments that bring anger to the boiling point are … [Read more...]

Life of ‘meaning’ or ‘happiness’, that is the question?

The Great Divide: "How do the 'happy life' and the 'meaningful life' differ? Nearly a quarter of Americans do not have a strong sense of what makes their lives meaningful." GOOD REMINDER, SPIRITUALLY Shirlee Hall says: "Picture yourself as two beings, one the king/queen and the other the servant. When one of them expresses a wish, it is royalty who wishes. And the part that says, 'I cannot,' is the servant. If the servant has his way, then royalty is in the place of the servant. And … [Read more...]

DIVORCE, Rising, Surviving and Thriving – WOMEN in RECOVERY

DIVORCE - Rising, Surviving and Thriving People going through divorce often focus on the endings it represents – the ending of a relationship, a dream, a way of life. To thrive after divorce requires you to look at divorce as a beginning – the beginning of a new life, of new possibilities for loving relationship, of a sense of self-empowerment and awareness you may have never have experienced before. One small suggestion for all of us that are or have lived through a separation or divorce … [Read more...]

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy, Larry James

Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier. We hold on to so many things that cause us a great deal of pain, stress and suffering – and instead of letting them all go, instead of allowing ourselves to be stress free and happy – we cling on to them. Not anymore. Starting today we will give up on all those things that no longer serve us, and we will embrace change. Ready? Here we go: 1. Give up your need to always be … [Read more...]

HONESTY in ‘All our Affairs’.

Primary Key in Life is HONESTY, in 'all' our Affairs As the Women of our World are brave souls, with the 'courage of lions and the hearts of lambs', never fear the Truth, as it is the only facet in this life that will Set You Free! As painful as the Journey to Truth may be at times; the end result is always Worth the Journey.   The 32 emotional signs your partner is having an affair comes from  180 Telltale Signs Mates Are Cheating and How to Catch Them. Top 12 … [Read more...]

‘Are You Taking Care of You?’, Larry James

Are You Taking Care of You? Often therapists, radio talk show hosts and others who provide relationship advice or coaching will tell you that in order to have a great relationship with your partner, you must first work on you.While this is very good advice, something is missing. How do you do that? You begin by really paying attention to what YOU need to be fulfilled as an individual. Focus on YOU! Think about how you are being when you are with yourself. Self inquire! Here are a few … [Read more...]

Success = The Reach and Resonance of the Human Heart

Are we dying from a death of the obvious, or will the obvious take us forward smarter, faster and happier? Stress expert and comedienne, Loretta Laroche, commented that we are “dying from a death of the obvious.” I believe that the obvious can have enormous impact on our present and future. Science confirms that in order to optimize our potential we need to get happy first. Common sense tells us that the right and ability to live happy lives is the most important goal of all. Inspiration + … [Read more...]

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