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CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi International Supports Happyzine’s Green-Dream Project: DreamtoReality

February 14, 2010 – 1:00 pm |

Kevin Roberts – the CEO of Saatchi and Saatchi International, based in New York, has offered his praise of Happyzine’s DreamtoReality 2010 project. The positive news website www.happyzine.co.nz is offering one person the opportunity to …

Nelson’s Festival of Opportunities – A Place to Reclaim Well-Being

February 14, 2010 – 12:03 pm |

What is the purpose of the Festival of Opportunities? The Festival is the 19th Annual Festival and is a showcase of everything available in Nelson for you and your loved one’s total well-being. A place …

YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

February 8, 2010 – 3:05 pm |
YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

Where do you see beauty? In a child’s beaming face, a sunrise, a sunset or in your work. The last one might be surprising but there will be beauty there. How you find that beauty …

Humour, Engagement and Positive Psychology

February 7, 2010 – 7:59 am | 3 Comments

We are experiencing a new wave of connection that is going to herald the way we do business from here on ! This new and positive way is contributing to both individual and team productivity as the following demonstrates. A productive workplace is created when we can engage with others in such a way that we support people to improve enthusiasm and morale, boost their individual performance and optimise their attitude. This degree of connection or engagement contributes to improved personal work satisfaction, creates a sense of belonging, and renewed confidence around engaging with others. This is across the board and includes peers, managers and clients alike.

The degree to which we can achieve this is based on our capacity to remain good humoured in the face of the life events that shape our experience. I should insert here I believe to be good humoured is to be appropriately responsive.

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

February 3, 2010 – 3:26 pm |
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

Glenn Edley said, “To be successful, YOU have to decide what to do next.”
Do you make your own decisions about what to do next? Disregarding the “yes” that popped into your head take a minute …

Developing Our Gifts

February 1, 2010 – 9:19 pm | 2 Comments

I’m warming up to the theme of how we discover and deliver our gifts. Last time I pointed to the possibility that we don’t have to do anything, we just have to show up and …

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

January 28, 2010 – 3:26 pm | 2 Comments
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

James Openheim said, “The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.”
It seems a lot of put things off. We put off holidays, spending time with friends, rewards and …

Editor of Happyzine on TVNZ’s ‘Breakfast’ show

January 28, 2010 – 3:18 pm | 13 Comments

Charlotte Squire recently appeared on Breakfast to talk about Happyzine and just why exactly she’s gone down the good news road.  Here’s the link through to TV One’s website.

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

January 22, 2010 – 8:00 pm |
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

Goethe said, “Certain flaws are necessary for the whole.  It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.”
Isn’t it so often the quirks of your friends that make them so fun to be around. …

YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

January 18, 2010 – 9:54 am |
YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

I recently read an article about a hero of mine, Chuck Yeager. Chuck defined flight for me because he broke the sound barrier at a time when other pilots thought the sound barrier was either …

How to Retire in Twelve Months – The Tale of Serena Star Leonard

January 16, 2010 – 10:30 pm | 2 Comments

You’re sitting on the deck of your mud-brick home enjoying a cup of tea. It’s dusk. You can hear the Tui calling to each other as they bed down for the night. You …

Summer Special: Wake Up With a Smoothie – The Ultimate Smoothie

January 15, 2010 – 6:00 am |

This is the final in our smoothie series, and today, we’re stepping it up yet another level and learning how to make the ultimate in smoothies – that’s right, we’ve reached the grand finale.  We’re …

Summer Special: Wake Up With A Smoothie – The Blushing Smoothie

January 14, 2010 – 6:00 am |

Now that you’ve had time to digest and assimilate yesterday’s Tame Smoothie , it’s time to step it up a level.  Yes, today, we’re actually making a smoothie smoothie. There’s nothing tame about this …

Summer Special: Wake Up With a Smoothie – The Tame Smoothie

January 13, 2010 – 6:00 am | One Comment

Welcome to day one of ‘Wake Up With a Smoothie’.  Let’s take things gently.  This morning, we’re going for the classic, super-simple smoothie.  I’ve named it ‘The Tame Smoothie’ … actually, now that I think …

Summer Special: Wake Up With a Smoothie – Preparing for the next three days

January 12, 2010 – 6:00 am |

Welcome! If you’re visiting Happyzine upon this special day, you’ve hit upon a special opportunity.  How would you like to start your next three days with a health boosting smoothie?  Oh yes, this is Day …

YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

January 4, 2010 – 2:09 pm |
YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

It’s a rainy old morning at the beach today. We got up early, went for a walk before the rain came and had a great cook up for breakfast.
Then we just sat here and were …

How To Set New Year’s Resolutions THAT WORK

December 28, 2009 – 6:45 pm | 2 Comments

Have you written your New Years Resolutions yet? Did you write a list last year? How many did you follow through with? As Dr Phil would say “How’s it working for you?”
You have …

YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

December 28, 2009 – 10:01 am |
YourMondayMotivator – Glenn Edley

Like a lot of New Zealanders I am writing this from a beach. In fact I am sitting in exactly the same place as I was at this time last year.
I noticed the holiday hasn’t …

Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

December 24, 2009 – 6:50 pm |
Today’s minimotivator – Glenn Edley

Ellen Goodman said, “We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched.  Maybe this year, to balance the list, we …

Gratitude – Maori Inspiration

September 6, 2009 – 10:19 am | One Comment
Gratitude – Maori Inspiration

With everything that we want to achieve in life, we must first be grateful for every single thing that we have. I want you to wake up in the morning, open your eyes, look outside …

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