Invest wisely: is it always about money?

Invest wisely: is it always about money?

Focusing on my financial relationships this month has led me to return to my Invest Wisely commandment. The full version of this is Invest Wisely: your time, money, resources. I’ve been largely thinking about my Invest in You February Happiness Project resolutions from a financial point of view. Returning to my commandments has made me realise […]

My money story: how money has helped me get where I am

My money story: how money has helped me get where I am

Okay, it’s time to get real. As February is finance month for my Happiness Project I thought it was time to tell you this story. Disclaimer before I start, this post involves my being honest about my finances. So, if you’re British, you might get offended. A friend (who, incidentally, writes a great blog over […]

What does ‘Exercise Right’ even mean?

What does ‘Exercise Right’ even mean?

Re-thinking my exercise right resolution One of my resolutions for this month’s ‘Energise’ theme of my happiness project is Exercise Right. Over the past few weeks a couple of things I’ve been doing  have made me really consider the impact of those two words. What we, as individuals, think of when we hear ‘Exercise Right’ […]

It’s hard to be happy with no energy: January’s happiness theme

It’s hard to be happy with no energy: January’s happiness theme

January: Energise My theme for month 1 of my happiness project is energise. I find it hard to feel positive and happy if I feel like I have no energy. This makes sense because energy, or prana in yogic philosophy, is the life force of all beings. So I’m spending January thinking about what blocks […]

Spending a year trying to change my happiness level

Spending a year trying to change my happiness level

introducing my year long happiness project Up until quite recently the idea that I can change my happiness level was kind of alien to me. For a long time I thought happiness was an external thing, and we just had to be happy with our lot (no pun intended). I know there are always external […]