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...

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...

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?


March 8, 2017

What does being yourself really mean? I'm Emma, 19, a Young Ambassador and I ask the question 'What it is that makes us who we are?'   

At some point in everyone’s life someone has said to them the words “Be yourself.” Whether it’s a parent, teacher or a friend, th...

July 28, 2016

Hello I’m Vaaruni Nayak, a Young Happy Minds Ambassador and a Kung Fu Panda fanatic! I want to share a few cookies of wisdom I salvaged after watching the trilogy! P.S. (Don’t tell Monkey!)

Perched on my bed with a bag of delicious lightly salted Doritos and a bowl of h...

June 20, 2016

Hi, my name is Emma and I´m one of the YHM young ambassadors. Here are my thoughts and observations on young people and relationships.  

No doubt one you’ve asked yourself, who might your first kiss be with and when might it happen. You might ha...

April 28, 2016

Vaaruni (14) shares a story of kindness about helping those around us that'll inspire you to do the same! 



“Thank you…” he said, his eyes wide with confusion and pleasant surprise. He hobbled over to the seat and sat down carefully, sighing in fatigue. I made my way t...

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!  



March 4, 2016

Happy Friday and happy birthday to Sam Martin, from Smart Choice Student Support who is back this week with some more positive study hacks. Over to Sam.....


You came back - thanks! 


If you haven’t read the intro, go back and have a quick look. But if you did then you’l...

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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.