Happiness

Getting a bit philosophical

Two practical ways to make yourself feel better

I know that to make this more click-bait-able the list should be an uneven number, and should have between 9 and 15 entries. But with such post titles as “the post about the chocolate butt plugs” and “Three brunches in three hours – oh god what have I done” in my archive, I don’t need any […]

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Expat Help

London makes you work hard to be happy

I had a bit of an epiphany at 5:30am. This was unusual for two reasons, firstly because I don’t normally have epiphanies, I normally sidle up to an idea and casually buy it a drink, and secondly I was voluntarily awake at 5:30am which is unheard of. The epiphany was this: London makes you work hard to be […]

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Personal

When did happiness go out of fashion?

Happiness has been my go-to conversation piece when drunk for about the last month. As soon as I hit that third glass of wine tipping point, whoever I’m out with gets gifted a drunken Runawaykiwi preaching about happiness – apologies to everyone caught up in the ramble. Rather than continue to piss off my friends, I thought I […]

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Happiness Project
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The Happiness Project: finding my medium term

I tend to think either in the short or long term – medium term, now that is tricky. Tricky and important. With no medium term plan I found myself obsessing about the future. Would I buy a house? Would I go back to New Zealand? Would I travel more? I am very happy in London […]

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Happiness Project

The Happiness Project 1: Sugar

My fist mission for happiness was tackling my addiction to sugar and the three year old inside of me that just doesn’t want to go to bed. Sugar Sugar and I are best friends. Actually, scratch that. Sugar and I are in a codependent abusive relationship. The main culprit is the sugar I have in […]

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