Welcome to Hacking Happiness

Hacking Happiness is busting the myths around what it means to be successful and prosperous. 

If you choose Hacking Happiness, you won’t become the next business celebrity through hustling yourself into the ground. But you won’t abandon reason in favour of living in a happy little bubble when it all gets too much, either.

Hacking Happiness is about:

·         Reducing your stress through practical advice and action

·         Removing the myths that keep us in denial and unhappy

·         Promoting productivity that’s based on efficiency and recognising your limits in equal measure

·         Fostering contentment in the things we do in life

So what are you waiting for? 

If you’re sick of flash in the pan gurus and 3 step advice that leaves you feeling worse, jump on the Hacking Happiness train! 

The latest from the Hacking Happiness blog

When your mind fights against you: The mind on migraines

As someone who spends a stupid amount of time dealing with migraines, I have also done an amazing amount of reading and study on the subject. Most of it has to help get rid of the problem, to prevent triggers and so on. But ever curious, I have also looked at the notable stories around the problem. One such story is that Lewis Carroll was plagued with migraines. In the

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The beauty of uncomfortable conversations

Part of the mandate of Hacking Happiness is to tackle uncomfortable conversations. To take those topics we shy away from and give them a squeeze, an airing, a place to breathe. It’s difficult at times to describe why uncomfortable conversations are so important. And why they are so necessary. But their value is immeasurable. Here is an exploration of the idea of uncomfortable conversations and the beauty within What are

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Want to be better at work? Seek out grounding experiences

You can always recognise a freelancer, small business owner or office worker who doesn’t have an awful lot going on outside work. They’re often too serious about the work. They also have higher levels of stress and are more difficult to work with. Work may be too high a priority as other things fall by the wayside. Their perspective becomes skewed. Work becomes far more valuable to identity than it ought

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How to deal with work related apathy

Work related apathy is a normal and natural part of our working existence. No matter how much you like working, no one is immune from work related apathy. Where it becomes problematic is when we ignore work related apathy and the warning signs. When we push through the feeling of not wanting to, we may get into a groove later. It’s still not something we should take for granted. When you work for

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