The Happiness Benefits From NOT Buying Clothes

The Happiness Benefits From NOT Buying Clothes

The challenge A couple of years ago, I decided to set myself a challenge of not buying anything I didn’t really need for a whole year. For me the main challenge was not buying clothes – I’m not a shopaholic, but I’m a female who likes to express myself through what I...

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The Role of Novelty and Adaptation in Well-being

The Role of Novelty and Adaptation in Well-being

A change is as good as a rest? The old adage suggests “a change is as good as a rest?”. In this blog, I take a look at how Positive Psychology (PP) views the idea that both novelty and adaptation are important factors in well-being and what that might mean for us as...

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The Light Life Listen

The Light Life Listen

Put it all away. Turn off the sound. Listen. Breathe in and then out. What do you hear? What is around you? What have we taken for granted as an organic contribution to your aesthetics? Does the natural sound of where you are contribute to your overall sense of well...

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