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In January 2011, Action for Happiness partnered with BBC
Breakfast to run a week-long Happiness
Challenge. The aim was to get members of the public trying
out simple actions to improve their happiness, based on the latest
We found eight volunteers in Scarborough - including a bin man,
artist, butcher, belly dancer, shop worker, marine biologist and
Part 1: Can we learn to be happier?The Happiness Challenge is introduced and we meet some of the participants for the first time.
Part 2: Being grateful for the good thingsOur volunteers take time out to thank people they feel really grateful to.
Part 3: The importance of kindness and relationshipsOur volunteers do acts of kindness and focus on their relationships with others.
Part 4: Can mindfulness help us deal with stress?Our volunteers learn how mindfulness can reshape the way they think and bring big benefits.
Part 5: Did it make a difference?Review how our volunteers got on, including a discussion with Linda Papadopoulos and David Sillito.
The Happiness Challenge involves simple daily actions in
* Be Mindful - do less and notice more
* Be Kind - do things for others
* Be Grateful - remember the good things
The Happiness Challenge was supported by our friends at Headspace.
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