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Feel Good Yoga Poses – Crow (Kakasana)

December 24, 2009 – 12:13 pm |

The Crow pose is one that most people will struggle with as it requires a specific mix of strength, concentration and perseverance.  If you’re new to yoga or you’re inexperienced with arm …

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

December 23, 2009 – 6:46 pm |
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

George Bernard Shaw said, “If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple.  But if you have an idea …

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

December 22, 2009 – 7:45 pm |

Charles Dickens said this about Christmas, “I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the …

I Have Come a Long Way Baby

December 20, 2009 – 5:06 pm |

It is so easy to turn away from our life difficulties. To turn our backs, put up walls and shields and hold fast, defenses up. It is much harder to turn those …

There’s No Place Like Home

December 17, 2009 – 8:21 pm |

There’s no place like home.
Growing up, all we know are the little things that make up home. For most of us the world is made up of the streets where we learned to ride a …

Feel-Good Yoga Poses: “Warrior I” or Virabhadrasana I

December 17, 2009 – 8:17 pm |

Yoga is often considered to be a soft and relaxing practice. It can, however, leave you energized and elated. The Asanas or “physical postures”, release tension and liberate physical energy, while employing proper yogic breathing, …

Creativity for Transformational Change

December 7, 2009 – 8:03 pm |

There exists a sacred space, a space created and held by Golden Bay visionary Trudi Fersterer. Every Wednesday morning during the school terms a group of women meet, myself included, to open up, tune in …

The Yawn

November 28, 2009 – 1:09 pm |
The Yawn

Yawning can be quite a useful tool, whether you realize you’re using it, or not. It’s a great technique to use when you need to calm down and ‘let off some steam’.

Reasons to Love Golden Bay

November 23, 2009 – 6:42 pm |
Reasons to Love Golden Bay

The quickening of spring not only unfurls buds and a sweep of green and tiny creatures, but heralds the re-opening of winter-shut hotspots for lingering, languishing alongside the annual incoming tide of eager and beautiful …

Kiwis satisfied with life in New Zealand

October 29, 2009 – 2:22 pm |

The vast majority of New Zealanders are happy with their lives, according to a new survey.

Read more in the NZ Herald

If You’re Happy and You Know it Keep it That Way

October 28, 2009 – 8:43 am |
If You’re Happy and You Know it Keep it That Way

How a new Canterbury University study could reveal the key to sustainable happiness
by Elizabeth Willmott Harrop
The pursuit of wealth is really only the pursuit of happiness in disguise. But as a result of the global …

From 2012 On—Things Will Get Better and Better

October 23, 2009 – 8:54 am |

From December 2012 on – humans will find themselves experiencing notably more happiness, deeper and more heart-felt relationships, and as a consequence, life will become more fun – this will become apparent as researchers note …

The ‘Good Sorts’ Series on TV1, New Zealand

October 18, 2009 – 9:12 am |

I decided to post about this series on TV1 here in NZ because, well, for once you can rely on mainstream media to say something nice, appreciative and interesting about someone who lives here and …

Happiness And Productivity – by Peter L Mitchell

October 16, 2009 – 9:16 am |

When you really enjoy every aspect of your work, the level of your productivity can never be exceeded by systems, tools or methods. There is nothing on this planet that can compete with your happiness …

Happiness and Pudginess Go Hand in Hand

October 15, 2009 – 9:16 am |
Happiness and Pudginess Go Hand in Hand

This is quite funny.  It’s a piece in the Boston Globe called ‘Happiness Takes the Cake’ by someone who has found true love.  She’s having a great time with her new man, and the thing …

Kia Kaha – keep the faith in your dreams

October 9, 2009 – 9:20 am |
Kia Kaha – keep the faith in your dreams

Editor’s Comment for the Happyzine weekly ezine
In this issue we pay homage to, in my opinion, two of history’s most inspiring men folk – Gandhi and Mandela. Both of them lead by example, refusing to …

Radio Happyzine – Listen

October 8, 2009 – 9:20 am |

Check out Happyzine’s weekly top three good news stories on Nelson’s Fresh FM.
Get the good news ON AIR in your town.  Radio Happyzine can played on your local radio station.  Simply ask them to get …

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