Most of us probably don't believe we need a formal definition of happiness; we know it when we feel it. We often use the term to describe a range of positive emotions, including joy, pride, contentment, and gratitude. A feeling we get, when all around us is in harmony. It is a lack of stress or anything bothering you. When you feel safe.
Right now I'm seeing and hearing from a lot of people struggling with life. I don't know if it's seasonal or because of the world or because of the moon, but if you are thinking the world would be better off without you you are very wrong. If you are thinking this even a little, go to a trusted friend or family member and talk to them. If they don't get you the help you need call the suicide hotline. Depression lies. Don't listen to it.
Based on a recent article that was about gifts you can give to job seekers, I wondered if there was anything we could do to help anyone who is struggling with life
What's new in 2017 for the Imagination Club? A Sfabulous series of Public Talks called the Serious Waffle Sessions
Loneliness is or can be a (sometimes silent) killer. It is a complex and usually unpleasant emotional response to isolation or lack of companionship. You can be surrounded by millions of people and feel the utmost loneliness through lack of connection to other people. I hear London being called a lonely city all the time and that is one big place. It can be triggered by times of the year or it can be an ongoing issue highlighted by some event or something someone says or just there staring you in the face.
2016 was a tough year for a lot of people. We all need to try to be bolder, face our challenges, not be afraid to ask for help. Together we can survive this.
A weekend away with old friends and new. It always surprises me how a little bit of magic can happen amongst people when you set them free and give them a place to call home for a while.