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These lovely posters have been designed to accompany our
Keys to Happier Living toolkit for schools, based on the Ten Keys
to Happier Living.
the full set of posters
Poster sets for colouring
in (two versions)
Everyone's path to happiness is different. But our review of the latest research has found Ten Keys to Happier Living that consistently tend to make people's lives happier and more fulfilling*. The set of posters above has been developed to support each of the Ten Keys.
For more information see: 10 Keys to Happier Living
Or you can download the 10 Keys to Happier Living guidebook
* The first five keys are based on the Five Ways to Wellbeing developed by nef as part of the UK Government's Foresight Project on Mental Capital.
The Keys to Happier Living toolkit is a
fantastic set of teaching resources designed for use with 7-11 year
Download our Ten Keys to Happier Living bunting designs:
Order your copy of our inspiring,
science-based book and discover how to live a happier life and help
create a happier world.
Ten Keys to Happier Living
full set of posters
Pupils at John Stainer School re-branded Anti-Bullying Week
as "It's Cool To Be Kind Week" and have been spreading kindness at
school and in their local community.
Together we're stronger
Having a network of social connections or high levels of social support has been shown to increase our immunity to infection, lower our risk of heart disease and reduce mental decline as we get older.
Not having close personal ties has been shown to pose significant risks for our health.
Happiness is good for your heart
Harvard School of Public Health examined 200 separate research
studies on psychological wellbeing and cardiovascular health.
Optimism and positive emotion were found to provide protection against cardiovascular disease, to slow progression of heart disease and reduce risk, by around 50%, of experiencing a cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack.
Happiness: a skill you can learn
Western neuroscience has now confirmed what Eastern wisdom has known for a long time: happiness is a skill we can learn.
Research shows that happiness, compassion and kindness are the products of skills that can be learned and enhanced through training, thanks to the neuroplasticity of our brains.
Our happiness is not set in stone
As much as 40% is accounted for by our daily activities and the conscious choices we make. So the good news is that our actions really can make a difference.
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