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...

March 20, 2018

Today is the UN’s International Day of Happiness. It’s the 5th ever IDoH and a fantastic day to raise awareness of the fact that ‘progress’ should be about increasing human happiness and wellbeing, not just growing the economy.

We at Young Happy Minds have advocated thi...

July 17, 2017

 Another week, another happiness Q&A! 

This time we caught up with Michael Plant, who is completing a PhD in Happiness at the University of Oxford and is also the founder of a happiness app- Hippo

Sam: To you, what is happiness?

Michael: I think happiness is the sa...

July 10, 2017

Happy Monday everyone! 

What a better way to start the week than with a new series of interviews! Over the next few weeks we'll be chatting with loads of super interesting people about our favourite topic- Happiness! 

First up is Susanna Halonen, the Happyologist®....

July 2, 2017

Now the core message of this post is one perhaps a little trivial. However, we at Young Happy Minds believe it’s one overlooked by many.

You may know this already but we're huge advocates of actively expressing gratitude! We’re constantly seeking to help it become a hab...

March 24, 2016

Hello all!  


Hope all is going well and you’re all having a much-deserved Easter Break!  


A lot of you will be feeling drained and a bit burned out; I’ll admit I was often the same during my school, college, and university days. The problem is when we fe...

March 12, 2016

Hello everyone! 


It´s Sam here (from Smart Choice Student Support). I hope you’ve been keeping your study gratitudes! I know it can be hard to get into the habit of doing them, so here’s a positive study hack that’s much easier- it requires no real effort!  



February 24, 2016



My name is Sam Martin and I recently graduated from the University of Cambridge. I live in London, love meeting people from all over the world, and was always that kid at school who would take things too far with the Bunsen burner!...

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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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We're on a mission to spread the science of happiness!


Here we share random happy hacks, mainly for youth and parents.