Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

In Voltaire’s novel Candide (1759), the question is asked, how can happiness be found? Candide leaves the comfort of his home and his sheltered life to embark upon a journey under the tutelage of Dr Pangloss, where he witnesses a world of evil and suffering, finding no rational explanation for such [...]

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Happiness 101

I have acquaintances who insist they have never seen me without a smile…. and many who believe I have a positive influence without even knowing it. My positivity comes from a deep-rooted and ingrained set of rules that I tell myself every time something creeps into my life that doesn’t make me feel [...]

The Big Picture About The Small Stuff

A few weeks ago I was chatting to friends who have recently moved to Stockholm and they were telling me that as a country, how much they value the importance of family, health and wellbeing. For example, they told me if they work late it’s seen as a negative – either [...]

By | 2017-08-03T22:46:00+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments