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How Does A 10% Increase in Happiness Sound?

Would you like to be 10% happier? It’s not something that’s often offered is it? Usually we hear more concrete promises like, “Change your life!”, “Find true happiness!”. These are all eye catching but never deliver do they? We are sold these statements with the hope that we’ll buy the book or product that promises…

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The Power of Gratitude

I finished a book called ‘E-Squared’ at the start of January. It’s similar to ‘The Secret’ and is based around the law of attraction. An example of the law of attraction is that if a person opened an envelope expecting to see a bill, then the law of attraction would “confirm” those thoughts and contain…

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7 Insights From One Year Meditation Practice

“True happiness is not out there. True happiness lies within.” – Og Mandino It has been exactly one year this month since I started practicing meditation. I attended a month-long 200 hour Hatha Yoga teacher training course in Mysore, India last August. This was where I learned how to meditate. Monday to Friday I attended…

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13 lessons from 12 months in Asia

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year already. I left Ireland in May of 2013. Since then I have spent time in India, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. It’s been an eventful year full of ups and downs. I have met so many interesting people and feel I learned quite a lot along the way. Here…

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