Practice Humour

Practice Humour

Some people say that laughter is the best medicine and they may just be right. While there are intricacies about humour and some types of humour, e.g. sarcasm, is associated with lower levels of wellbeing, there are several activities that can help us improve our wellbeing using humour. Here are three interventions you can use to boost your wellbeing: Three […]

Reminiscence Album

Reminiscence Album

I love photographs and my house is filled with prints of moments from the past I want to remember. I change them twice a year and not only love the process of doing it, but also enjoy the pleasure it gives me when I stop and reflect on the circumstances associated with each picture taken. This is one of the […]

Reduce the “maximiser” in you

Reduce the “maximiser” in you

Life is about striking a balance, rather than going towards extremes. The same applies to our ability to maximise and/or satisfise. Maximiser is a person who values a well-informed choice to such an extent that they try to know close to everything about something before they make a decision. Their need for coming up with the best, the smartest, the […]

Switch off your phone

Switch off your phone

There are plenty of benefits to technology, including the use of our smartphone. It has become a necessary part of our lives and an accessory, we find hard to put down. However, sometimes, too much of a good thing, can be really bad for us, which is why taking a break from your smartphone can be very beneficial to your […]

Slowing down

Slowing down

Many years ago, a book by Carl Honore “In praise of slow” has caught my attention, whilst I was right in the middle of living my life to the full, doing a lot of exciting things and feeling busier and more tired than ever before. Around the same time, I have read yet another book “Thinking fast and slow” by […]