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The Greatest Gift – by Paul Smetana

October 5, 2011 – 9:03 pm |

Paul Smetana runs the blog Be Touched By Life.  He draws upon thirty years work experience with people as a community carer in Aged Care to share the insight into the keys of happiness.
In life, …

Letter to the Editor: Habits of Happiness Course Offered in Christchurch

September 20, 2011 – 3:26 pm |

Anyone in ChCh want to learn some ‘habits of happiness’? My ‘Habits of Happiness’ course is becoming increasingly popular with spaces filling fast for the next course starting October the 6th. Every Thursday night for …

Online Survey About Happiness Levels for Kiwi Women

August 4, 2011 – 2:10 pm | 2 Comments

An online survey conducted by Good Health magazine to establish how happy New Zealand women are has revealed some surprising results*.
30% of Kiwi women are concerned about their level of happiness, and 34% don’t know …

How Wellbeing Contributes to Productivity

June 29, 2011 – 2:20 pm |
How Wellbeing Contributes to Productivity

” There is a large amount of evidence from the academic research to support the idea that if organisations nurture psychological well-being (PWB) in their workforce it will bring tangible bottom-line benefits. At …

The Habits of Happiness – Are They Learnable?

February 14, 2011 – 10:48 am |

Research from the field of positive psychology is now showing that happiness, and its extended family, for example, joy, calm, pride, hope and love do not appear randomly in individuals. There are certain characteristic ways …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 249 – Top Three Articles About Happiness from 2010

December 30, 2010 – 10:50 pm |

Ahhh yes, the immensely important subject of happiness.  So important that this very website is named after it.  Here are some of the best articles of this year regarding this vital emotion:
Creating a New Story …

Law of Attraction Coaching – with Charlotte Squire

December 20, 2010 – 2:37 pm |

Set yourself up for an amazing 2011

Attract your dream home
Manifest your ideal job
Enjoy a smooth, happy relationship
Create a tide of wealth
Call in your ‘One’

Create the strategy, and gain the inspiration and clarity …

Great Lake Relay’s Mental Health Ambassadors Help All People Flourish

November 30, 2010 – 4:50 pm |

The Mental Health Foundation is proud to announce their team of celebrity ambassadors for the 2011 Great Lake Relay.
“The Foundation is very excited to have such inspirational New Zealanders pledge their support to help …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog 207 – What Makes You Happy?

November 18, 2010 – 8:50 pm |

One of our loyal readers – Tess James – sent in this video in today.  It was produced by a lady named Carolyn Barnwell who travelled the world asking the question ‘What makes you happy?’  …

Motorcycling as Therapy

September 23, 2010 – 8:20 pm | 5 Comments

By Des Molloy – recent graduate of the Happyzine Positive Writing Course

“Thank God they haven’t found a cure for motorcycling!” This is a refrain that I have oft repeated. Non-motorcyclists just think you are being …

Ekodo: Compassionate Environmentalism

September 3, 2010 – 6:00 pm |

By Sean Weaver
Over the last twenty-five years of environmental practice, I have had countless opportunities to experience and reflect on how to enhance my effectiveness. I have had my fair share of failures and successes …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#120 – How to Get All ‘Zen’ About Life In a Cheap Date Kind of Way

August 16, 2010 – 10:43 pm |

Yeah, when it comes to life and happiness I’m a cheap date.  I mean, it doesn’t take much to please me, lately.
Momentous moment number one for today was when I was driving along and two …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#113 – A Change is as Good As A Holiday

August 8, 2010 – 10:50 pm |

After you’ve done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully.  After five years, look at it with suspicion.  And after ten years, throw it away and start all over.  ~Alfred …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#106 – Eighties Revival

August 1, 2010 – 8:37 pm | One Comment

Tonight, we’re taking a dance back through time … to the eighties.
“We are strong!  No one can tell us we’re wrong!”
That’s what I was like in the eighties.  Back then when I hadn’t yet discovered …

Happiness is a Choice: Part 2 – The Joy of Being

June 18, 2010 – 12:31 am |

I wonder how many of you who read my last article on happiness have started your own enquiry and become more aware of what makes you feel happy and how happiness leaks away? …

Introducing HomeGrownMarket – Where You Can Buy Sell and Trade Local Stuff

June 12, 2010 – 11:55 am | One Comment

Charlotte Squire talks with www.HomeGrownMarket.co.nz Founder Laurie Mitchell
1. What is Home grown market?
HomeGrown Market is a website that helps communities buy, swap and sell locally produced stuff.
www.HomeGrownMarket.co.nz – the “Community TradeMe” – A Free Place …

365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#57 – Bollywood Fever Strikes Takaka

June 11, 2010 – 10:24 pm | One Comment

(While I raise my son and grow my good news website)
Whew.  I’ve just returned from a strenous evening of sitting and watching people learn how to dance Bollywood style.  You see, we’re creating a You …

Tips for Success: Tip #5 Seize the Day & Take Decisive Action!

June 4, 2010 – 8:17 pm |

My fifth tip for success: Taking Decisive Action covers Where to Start, Baby Steps to Success, Analysis Paralysis, why you should Seize the Day and how to Keep Fresh. I am going to show you …

YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

May 31, 2010 – 8:51 am |
YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

Good morning
Todays subject is testing. Partly because I am testing out my new email marketing software and partly because as I started to test my system I realised we are constantly testing ourselves or being …

Sustainable Environmentalism Workshop: Three Groovy Ways to Chillax and Use Your Natural Talents to Create Positive Environmental Change.

May 28, 2010 – 11:30 pm |

Place: Organic Green Grocer
Corner of Tasman & Grove Street
Time: 1 – 3pm Saturday 29th May
Price: $25 ($5 goes to the venue)

Participants will receive:

Tips and Information about how to be clear (and excited) about their core …

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