December 1, 2015

"Maybe Christmas doesn't come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more..."

 

Looking for a Xmas calendar that can bring happiness to you and others? Join the Christmas Kindness Calendar Challenge. Check us out on Facebook or Instagram from December...

September 6, 2015

Becoming a Lama at the age of 9
The Buddhist Lama, Dolpo Tulku Rinponche, has a very special story. At the age of 9 he ran away from home (a high-altitude culturally Tibetan region in Nepal) to go to see the Dalai Lama in India. There was no intellectual reasoning for...

September 4, 2015

Research shows that laughter has more health benefits than we can imagine.

 

Endorphins are released during laughter, which help to relieve pain, reduce cravings and stress, slow the aging process, lower blood sugar levels, improve the immune system, and increase our di...

August 6, 2015

Maybe not yet. But I switched my oh so familiar kite-board with my not so familiar yoga-mat for a week...

 

It is mind-blowing how enormous yoga has grown to become the hottest body-trend and Indias biggest export to the West. Like a sci-fi octopus, it´s sprawling tentac...

August 6, 2015

Why it is easier to focus on the negative...

Humans tend to focus on dramatic, negative events, rather then the positive ones. Why? Our brains evolved in a hunter-gatherer environment where we either had to fight or flight for survival. So while we no longer defend ours...

August 3, 2015

If you see someone smiling, you smile. If you see someone frowning, you frown. If you´re in a negative mood, your emotions can linger like passive smoke in the room but if you giggle, that often leads to more giggle. The sound of roaring laughter is far more contagious...

August 1, 2015

A study showed a group of volunteers who were asked to merely think about practicing a piano-piece with their right hand. They played the simple piece of music in their head, holding their hands still while imagining how they would move their fingers. After a week of "...

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HAPPINESS CAN BE LEARNT. JOIN THE RIDE!
 
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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