My daughter was so excited when she found out Simple Plan was playing up the road, then devastated when it turned out tickets had sold out. I expected she’d be miserable for days (but we ended up sorting it out). But it got me thinking … she’d have been happy if there hadn’t been the …

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Don’t Abandon Yourself

When you tell yourself that what you feel isn’t valid, that it doesn’t matter, you’re abandoning yourself. Don’t do it. You might like to read this post by LaShelle Lowe-Chardé. And whilst you’re there, read the rest of what she writes … she’s pretty awesome 🙂 Bookmark0

Happiness Homework – gratitude

You can increase positive feelings by incorporating a few proven practices into your routine. Lyubomirsky suggests you express your gratitude toward someone in a letter or in a weekly journal, visualize the best possible future for yourself once a week, and perform acts of kindness for others on a regular basis to lift your mood in the …

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