Self Improvement: A Minimalist Approach to Getting Better at Life

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. You know how people are always helpfully curating lists of ‘must read before you die’ books? They’re awesome right? You look at a list like that and you just know that even if you read half the books on it you’ll have your self […]

Gratitude: It’s the Key to Happiness  

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info.  Gratitude. It’s a tricky customer. Easy to feel —and express— when our cup overfloweth, but nowhere to be found when our cup appears to have runneth dry. Which is precisely when you need it most, because gratitude is your ticket back to Happyville. If […]

The Health Benefits of Kindness

Health benefits of kindness - 50 Ways to be kind

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. Have you noticed how great you feel after you’ve done something nice for someone else? Well, it turns out there’s a perfectly good explanation for it. In his book, Why Kindness is Good For You, Dr. David Hamilton reveals how kindness has been scientifically […]

News Information Overload (or, Why You Should Quit the News)

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. As a South African kid growing up in the eighties, there was no such thing as information overload, never mind news information overload. Television arrived in the country in 1976 and in our house a few years after that. (Dad wasn’t what you’d call an […]