Parsnips, silver earrings and happiness #littleloves

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Happy This YearThis week I have put the psychological thrillers down and picked up a book on a subject that forever fascinates me, happiness. As I mentioned in my last post, I read The Happiness Project by Gretchin Rubin last year which is far more well-known, but Happy This Year by Will Bowen is another take on the same subject – how to achieve lasting happiness. As I stated before, joining in with this linky is a great start because it allows us to focus on the positives in every week!

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I finished the second series of The Following last week and this week I have made a start on the fourth series of The Walking Dead. There seems to be a theme of death and violence going on here – I think I might need to watch a fluffy comedy soon to balance it all out! The other thing I watched was a one off thriller called Cyberbully starring Maisie Williams from Game of Thrones. It was aired a couple of weeks ago I think but it’s still on 4oD online. It really does make you feel quite paranoid about using social media!!

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A recipe for happiness?

Happy Snoopy

It’s happened before and it’s happening again. Instead of reaching January and writing a list of unattainable resolutions, I’ve reached January and began again to ponder the nature of happiness. I even bought a book, Happy This Year by Will Bowen, which falls firmly under the category of ‘self-help’ (after last year buying The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin). According to Bowen, the more you think about happiness and the more time you spend assessing your own happiness level, the happier you’ll become, because happiness is inherently a choice we make regardless of all life’s ups and downs.

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