Happiness Now, Success Later - The Happiness Advantage

According to positive psychologist Shawn Achor, our society has the key to success exactly wrong. We’ve all been taught to believe that success is a prerequisite to happiness — if I work harder, I’ll be more successful, and if I’m more successful, then I’ll be happier.

Problem is that science doesn’t back that up. You probably don’t need a scientist to tell you that a positive, happy brain is …

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5 Reasons to Practice Mindfulness Meditation

Here are my top 5 reasons to practice mindfulness meditation (in no particular order because it’s all good):

1. Staying Connected to the Present Moment – In mindfulness meditation we train our mind to keep its attention on what is happening here and now, without judgement. We watch our thoughts, we feel the sensations of our bodies, and we practice accepting these things just as they are. …

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Mindfulness for Busy People

Friends always tell me that they really want to learn to meditate, but they don’t have the time. I’m writing this post to say – make the time. If you’re feeling the desire to meditate that is usually a good sign that you need to find some way to create stillness in your life and quiet down. But I get how impossible it can feel to carve out …

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