January 10, 2020

Hi, I'm Vaaruni (13) one of YHM young ambassadors and I wanted to talk about something that effects everyone: Finding a purpose in life. 

“What is my purpose in life?” This is a question everyone has asked themselves at some point or another, most often on their deathbe...

October 18, 2019

The first time I met my best friend, it was at a tedious work event. As a part-time Gymnastics Coach, helping to officiate half-day Gymnastics competitions is a compulsory commitment that I am required to attend two – three times a year. This was my first time experien...

March 6, 2019

Sometimes it can be challenging to know how to get out of a bad mood. Thoughts get stuck in the same cycle and you feel low on energy. Have you ever noticed how your body-posture is when you are in this state? Probably head down and shoulders a bit forward. 

Did you kno...

February 18, 2019

Hi, I'm Emma, 18, a Young Ambassador and I spend a week trying to cut down on my social media. 

Over the past 10 years social media has been growing to the point where most people can’t go an hour without looking at it, whether it be their Twitter feed, Facebook timelin...

February 3, 2019

To live in the moment. Many of you may have heard this expression.

What does it mean to you?

It can be easy to focus on what is ahead of you, or to think of something that has happened in the past. On your way to work, you have already created the whole day in your head;...

January 23, 2019

It`s 2019 and we focus on change and how to become a better version of ourselves. We talk about physical activity and what we should eat to have a healthy lifestyle. Do you think about how important it is to also have «healthy» thoughts and a positive mindset?

Everyday...

September 20, 2018

Hey guys and gals- I hope you´re all good!  Today I want to tell you about a common problem people always come to me with.

Since sharing my positive psychology study hacks I’ve been overwhelmed with all kinds of people thanking me for giving them much nee...

April 13, 2018

Here's a little story I wanted to share with you from a few weeks ago, which really shows how powerful positive psychology can be. I was on the bus, running late and two men got on. One man swiped his Oyster card and sat down but the other younger man didn't have enoug...

April 13, 2018

Hello!

My name’s Emma (18) and I’m taking part in the Being Grateful experiment. The idea is to spend a few minutes every day for a week to think about what you’re grateful for and see the difference that can make. This is the first post of a short series on what being...

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Oh yes, difficult times will always come. There are also no quick fix to eternal happiness (too bad), but research shows that although our general mood levels and well-being are partially determined by factors like genetics and upbringing,
 
"roughly 40 percent of our happiness is within our control."
 
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