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There’s a Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain

There’s a Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain

You’ve more than likely heard the saying – “There’s a fine line between pleasure and pain”, but what does this mean and why is it important? We caught up with Psychologist Dr. Happy, who explains that in reality, there’s no line at all. Feeling down and experiencing negative emotions is a part of living our best lives and more than likely setting the scene for something more positive to come.

Why Does Social Media Make Me Feel Miserable?

Why Does Social Media Make Me Feel Miserable?

Dr. Happy

It’s virtually impossible to avoid spending some time on social media and many of us may experience the social comparison and misery that comes from innocently scrolling through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. According to mental health expert and psychologist Dr. Happy “Whether we realise it or not, most of us are constantly evaluating our own attractiveness, intelligence, success, attributes and qualities by comparing ourselves to how we perceive others in these domains”. With this in mind, Dr. Happy shares some simple tips to ensure you enjoy using social media without it making you feel miserable.

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Take a Holiday for Your Health

Take a Holiday for Your Health

Dr. Happy
Regular breaks are important for our health and wellbeing. According to Mental Health Expert and Psychologist Dr. Happy,” We are working harder and longer and we’re more stressed than we’ve ever been. In his latest article for HIF, Dr. Happy explains the importance taking multiple holidays a year to ensure we feel refreshed and revitalised.
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How to Help Your Child Cope with the Loss of a Pet

How to Help Your Child Cope with the Loss of a Pet

Dr. Happy

There’s no doubt that every pet we own, becomes part of the family. Many children form lifelong bonds with their pets but unfortunately, our pets don’t live forever. Psychologist and Mental Health Expert Dr. Happy, from The Happiness Institute shares his personal experience on how to help your child understand loss while, also highlighting the opportunity for parents to teach their children several life lessons.

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7 Benefits of Swimming for Mental Health

7 Benefits of Swimming for Mental Health

Dr. Happy

We all know there’s a physical benefit of swimming, but have you ever stopped to think about the mental health benefits? According to Dr Happy from the happiness institute “Regular exercise is a potent stress-buster, and a powerful antidepressant. In addition, exercise is a magnificent mood enhancer, contributing to positive emotions such as happiness and satisfaction, pride and contentment. In this latest article for HIF, Dr. Happy shares 7 ways swimming can benefit your mental health.

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What Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

What Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Dr. Happy

Anyone can develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after they experience or witness an event that threatens their life or safety, or others around them. Psychologist and Mental Health Expert Dr. Happy, from The Happiness Institute explains what it is and shares the most common signs and symptoms that can impact daily life for someone suffering with PTSD.

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Worried About Your Child’s Gaming Habit? Here’s How You Can Manage It!

Worried About Your Child’s Gaming Habit? Here’s How You Can Manage It!

Dr. Happy

Does your child spend too much time playing video games?  If you’ve answered yes, don’t worry you’re not alone. According to Mental Health Expert and Psychologist Dr. Happy, “95% of parents admitted to being worried about the risks associated with online gaming and the amount of time their children spend playing”. In his latest article for HIF, Dr. Happy, shares his top tips on how to ensure your children develop appropriate and important skills around self-control, decision making and effective communication.

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