How Happy Are You?
Who Are The Happiest And Healthiest New Zealanders?
Between October and February 2015 more than 33,000 Kiwis have taken the Choose Wellness Quiz and our septuagenarians have come out on top! The Nestlé Choose Wellness Quiz gives a score of up to 100 based on happiness, diet, exercise, health behaviours, sleep and social interaction. For people aged 70…
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What Makes Us Happy
What makes us happy? This can be a complicated idea to define. Most people are not very self-reflective. That is, few of us take the time to think about what makes us happy, and what makes us really happy. Does money make us happy? Well – yes and no! The…
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As a child growing up in the 70s in another country, wealth was a rare thing. As far as I could tell, most people lived pretty much like we did. Not that I didn’t long for things but my sense of materialism was tempered by the lack of temptations. Television…
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Defining and Tracking Happiness
So, you’d like to improve your happiness? The first thing to do is to define happiness for yourself. We all know that happiness is not about having a big yellow smiley cartoon face or a false Pollyanna persona. And we know that it’s not about being “super-positive” or hyped-up like…
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