Experiments in Happiness: Gardening

I’ve had a garden for a long time, but it has been sadly neglected. It’s not that I don’t want to be there, but with hayfever, small children and an endless list of tasks that needed to be done every day it just really wasn’t a priority. Images of the garden shortly after moving Now…

Experiments in Happiness: Dogs

This is something that I know makes me happy; having a dog. I grew up with dogs and have owned two Golden Retrievers as an adult. I haven’t had a dog for three years, and I’m not sure that now is the right time to make a commitment to a dog so for the moment…

Experiments in Happiness: CBD Oil

I did wonder about including this post as part of my experiments in happiness. My experience of CBD has been more about relieving anxiety. I’ve been using CBD oil daily for four months now and I’m not claiming that using CBD oil can make you happy. However, I want to recount my own personal experience…

Experiments in Happiness: Exercise

At the very end of 2015 I was thinking about the year ahead and what I wanted to achieve. I do this every year as I find it helpful to think about what I might need to change and what’s working well. Struggling against low mood and depression has been an ongoing battle for me,…