Try listening to happy music for innovative solutions
Listening to happy music can enhance creativity and finding innovative solutions than listening to silence.
Doodle your way to pleasure
Making art activates the reward pathways of the brain, even in the absence of artistic skills.
How to create a flower of wellbeing
Create a full, vibrant and colourful life every day of the week with a simple, creative and empowering tool and...
Structure's good — but too much kills creativity
Too much structure can reduce creativity, a new study shows.
Creativity increases wellbeing
Pick up those knitting needles, brushes and pens: engaging in creative activities can increase your sense of wellbeing.
Create an inspiring space now
We explore how adding colour, nature and eye-catching storage to any space in your home can help those areas become...
What is companion planting?
We investigate how planting certain plants in close proximity improves growth, enhances the flavour of fruits and vegetables and more.
Dutch apple cake and winter reading
A delicious recipe for a cosy winter treat.
Why you should let your mind wander
While it may seem counterintuitive, new research suggests that letting your mind wander might be your best tool for summoning...
10 tips for happy kids
Sometimes we need a little reminding of the simple everyday ways to optimise our children's happiness.
Why I lose and find myself in writing
What have you noticed come in and out of your life like a hint from destiny?
How to boost your imagination
Fire up your creativity and inject energy and passion into your day-to-day with seven imagination-boosting ideas.
Art and craft as meditation
As another season passes, I nurture the kind of meditation I don't have trouble doing for more than 30 minutes.
Why I write
So why write? Despite the hardships, disrespect and lack of regular income...it still isn't too hard for me to answer.
A reminder that you are loved
My love for you is gentle as the moon
Take only the happiness from every place
My dreams are source of guidance on life and writing. They teach me to remember the happiness from every place.
Giving to artists is giving to people
One way to support artists and the public is to give donations for public art.
Giving to buskers
Should you be giving to buskers? Are they begging or are they entertaining?
A Q&A with singer Michael Franti
We chat to inspiring musician Michael Franti about his yoga practice and take on the world.