7 principles of a happy life

Seven Principles of a Happy Life

Now in my 50s, I have been facing up to mid life crisis, bearing the ominous words of Dante in mind. He described his own mid life situation in the Inferno. My mid life is more positive than that, but still it’s proving to be a time of thought and reflection, and questions about what next?a picture of a lake

“I found myself in a dark wood, for the straight way was lost. Ah, how hard it is to tell what that wood was; wild, rugged, harsh. The very thought of it renews the fear!”  (Dante)

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Principles of happiness

The Principle of Happiness

Whilst on holiday in Scotland recently, I picked the weekend Guardian, and having time to sit down and read the supplement all about happiness (being on holiday and chilled…and it was raining…), I liked a lot of the principles.

The various articles outline the fact that happiness research has come a long way. Continue reading