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Is Curiosity the Key to Happiness?

Do you remember being curious as a child? Exploring your world and discovering new things every day? Do you remember the thrill of working out how something worked or finding out everything you could about your latest passion? Perhaps you broke things or hurt yourself along the way, but you were always on the quest […]

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the antidote by oliver burkeman

The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking – Review

Have you ever tried hard to be positive and upbeat and wondered why you still felt depressed? I certainly have and it’s left me feeling defeated by gremlins and doomed to a life of unhappiness. Happiness and Positive Thinking Happiness has become something of a Holy Grail in modern Western society.  Apart from spawning an […]

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10 Steps to Happiness

I’ve been thinking a lot about happiness lately. Partly because I would like to feel happier than I do. It’s not that I have a lot to be unhappy about, it’s more like what Gretchen Rubin describes in the opening to her inspiring memoir, The Happiness Project: I wasn’t depressed and I wasn’t having a […]

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