Happiness – The Blog

He’s the nicest person, but I wish we’d never hired him…

Some of the nicest people I’ve worked with have been useless at their jobs. Sad, but true. I’m sure you’ve known people like that too.   How does this happen? After all, you know you went through a tough selection … Continue reading


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How to be happier with your decisions

  How to be happier with your decisions     Here’s some great research on decision-making. The main reason I like it and wish I’d been involved in it is because it involved chocolate.     People were asked to … Continue reading


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How to deal with troublesome relatives at Christmas

It’s here again, the time when you have to put up with those relatives you’ve managed to avoid for the rest of the year, with all their annoying habits and demands. The murder rate goes up at Christmas (and we … Continue reading


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How to be happy

In what can be quite depressing times, you may want to see a film about how to be happy. Happy I recently went to see the film “Happy” and it certainly makes you think. In the film you meet Manoj … Continue reading


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Are you working too hard or taking too many holidays?

Have you had too many days off recently? Are too many holidays interfering with work? I heard a discussion recently on this subject between two businessmen. One felt that four bank holidays so close to each other (we still have … Continue reading


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Happiness Tips 2: Focus on the happy events coming up.

Do you spend too much time worrying about what’s coming up and how awful it will be? Many people do. And guess what? It’s a great way to make yourself unhappy. Has it ever occurred to you that that you … Continue reading


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Doom, Gloom and Choices

Do you ever pay attention to what you say and how you say it? Here’s an example of what I mean. I was working with a client recently who told me: “I’ll be exhausted by the end of this.” We … Continue reading


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Take Control

Let me describe Flick to you. She was very attractive with long blonde hair, freckles and blue smiling eyes, but unbelievably annoying. She was self-centred and hardly stopped talking long enough to draw breath. You know the kind of person … Continue reading


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