Latest Happiness Articles

How to Stay Positive All the Time [Video]

Hey everyone! 😀 Are you feeling down at the moment? Facing a setback? Well, you’re not alone. In today’s Celes.TV video, I share 5 tips on how to stay positive all the time! 🙂 (Note: it doesn’t involve self-delusion, affirmations, or tricking yourself into thinking you’re happy when you really aren’t.)

What’s on Your Bucket List? 101 Things To Do Before You Die

Boy on cliff

A few days ago, I was surfing online when I came across someone’s bucket list. It quickly inspired me to create my own bucket list as well and write an article at the same time. If you haven’t heard about the bucket list, a bucket list is a…

‘Should I Marry a Guy I Don’t Love?’

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Dear Celes, Thank you very much for your wonderful blog. I feel that you are very sensible woman. As you have found your true love, I’ve decided to ask you for advice — should I marry a very decent guy if I don’t feel…

The Science of Happiness [Infographic]

Science of Happiness [Infographic]

Is there a science to happiness? Well according to this infographic, there is! Check out the patterns, backed up by science, that are linked to happy people. Apparently, married people are 10% happier than unmarried people (I’m surprised!), healthy people are…

Are You Focusing on the Black Dot?

Black dot: What grabs your attention first?

Back in school, I had a history teacher whom I really hated. (But that’s not what today’s post is about.) I remember an analogy he shared during a lesson (it wasn’t even his idea too; it was one of his…

9 Simple Habits to Stay Positive in Life

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This is a guest post by Henrik Edberg of The Positivity Blog. “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson “For myself I am an optimist – it…

Why I’m Retiring at 28 and Inviting You To Do the Same

Celes with a Giraffe in Johannesburg, South Africa

Me with a giraffe in Johannesburg, South Africa As of today, I’m retired from work and life. What do I mean? I mean that I’ll no longer work or live life as conventional society deems me to. I’ll no longer…