8 Reasons to be Mindful

Twenty years ago Mindfulness was an odd word used by strange, silent Buddhists sitting beneath Banyan trees conducting obscure meditative practices. These day mindfulness has become a part of every day psychotherapy. To be mindful means to be aware of yourself in the present, to be aware of who you are, what you are doing […]

St Valentine is Here Again

Who will you be showing love to this year? There are plenty of people that need it. We all tend to see St Valentines day as a time for the expression of romantic love, and for many it is. I have a another idea. In a world that is full of consumerism and recession there […]

Can Money Buy You Happiness?

There are plenty of saying that we’re taught as we’re growing up. Many of them are about money: Money doesn’t grow on trees Money is the root of all evil The best things in life are free and of course, everyone’s favourite… Money doesn’t make you happy Take a look at the video above and […]

Eat, Drink but Stop and Think!

What is it all about? Now at this time of celebration let the eating and the drinking begin. The time to celebrate and give gifts to those that we care about is upon us, though the way that we celebrate it will vary. For some it will have been the pagan festival of Yule on […]

Happy Thanksgiving

What will you be doing this Thanksgiving? In a world of gratitude this is the best time of year. A time of mellow fruitfulness and harvest festivals. The barns are filled with food and we relax into the warm fire glow of dark cosy evenings. This was always the time of story telling and craft […]

Is happiness more important than money?

Today on-line carried out a survey in Singapore. 1,500 people responded making it Asia’s most comprehensive psychographic study in terms of the number of respondents, geographical coverage and insights into 16 key topics: Beauty, communication, education, entertainment, fashion, food, health, kids, love, luxury, media, money, sports, technology, travel and vehicles. One of the key findings […]

Laughter is the Best Medicine

I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose. Woody Allen How can you tell when you’re really in the moment? Well, it’s hard to say, because when you’re in the moment the last thing you’re worried about is whether or not you’re actually in the moment. Does that make sense? […]