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I will try to create more happiness and less unhappiness in the world around me

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Posters for children

These lovely posters have been designed to accompany our Keys to Happier Living  toolkit for schools, based on the Ten Keys to Happier Living.

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Giving Small          Relating Small

Exercising Small          Awareness Small

Trying Out Small          Direction Small

Resilience Small          Emotions Small

Acceptance Small          Meaning Small


Poster sets for colouring in (two versions)
Colouring Posters Version 1 Colouring Posters Version 2

Book Image For 10 Keys Homepage V2

Ten Keys to Happier Living

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.

TOOLKIT FOR SCHOOLS

The Keys to Happier Living toolkit is a fantastic set of teaching resources designed for use with 7-11 year olds

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TEN KEYS BUNTING

Download our Ten Keys to Happier Living bunting designs:

10 Keys Bunting Row

Book: Ten Keys to Happier Living

Ten Keys Book Packshot

Order your copy of our inspiring, science-based book and discover how to live a happier life and help create a happier world.

POSTER: GREAT DREAM

Ten Keys to Happier Living

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Children's kindness inspires commuters

Brockley Metro Kids V2

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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Our happiness is not set in stone

Although our genes influence about 50% of the variation in our personal happiness, our circumstances (like income and environment) affect only about 10%.

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.