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I just stepped outside for a while….

“I am just going outside and may be some time.” Lawrence Oates

I recently declared that I was embarking on a 100 day challenge to photograph something every day which made me happy.  I did not envisage that this challenge would also coincide with The Happiness Experiment blog not working for a month due to technical issues making it impossible for me to write posts.

Day 34

Meanwhile I have been photographing and posting my #100happydays photographs on social media during my month of blog silence and it has been a really positive experience so far.  It’s a great way to appreciate the things I am grateful for and to make sure to savour experiences. These are both positive psychology practices proven to enhance wellbeing. I have also made a conscious effort to incorporate at least one thing that makes me happy in my life every day.  Some days there have been numerous pictures I could have taken and other days I have struggled to find … Read the rest...

It’s time for a challenge………

Anyone who knows me knows that I like a challenge.  I’m particularly partial to 30 day challenges and have tried out a range of these on the basis that you can cope with anything if it is only for 30 days.  The Happiness Experiment blog was set up as part of a 30 day challenge organised by Screw Work, Let’s Play author John Williams. You can read about the challenge here.   My very first blog post, written exactly two two years ago today, was about wishing yourself a happy New Year at any time of the year.

To celebrate the anniversary of launching my blog 2 years ago I have decided to go for another challenge. This time I am pushing the boat out and going for a 100 day challenge. I am signing up for the 100 days of happiness challenge with 100happydays.com.  The challenge consists of submitting a picture of what makes you happy for 100 days in a row via Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.  It sounds easy enough doesn’t it? However 71% of people… Read the rest...