- Five keys to happiness
- In pursuit of happiness
- Look after yourself!
- You can't buy happiness
- No to perfection
- 10 steps to happiness
- Create Your Own Luck!
- The path to self love
- Boredom is good for you!
- Bad habits be gone!
- Get back to a positive attitude!
- In life, are you where you want to be?
- Find your inner happiness
- 5 ways to boost your luck
- Why do we crave recognition?
- Christmas: The season for forgiveness
- The Toltec Way: 4 New Year’s resolutions
- How to look on the bright side
- Intuition: The secret to happiness
- Is comforting just for children?
- Learn to be at one with yourself
- Freudian slips: What your unconscious is trying to tell you
- Sexual addiction
- Addicted to shopping?
- Female sexual addiction
- Addicting to dating sites?
- Are you an Internet addict?
- The Brain and Drug Addiction
- Sex addiction is a class A drug
- Trend: Mobile phone addiction
- Alienating sexual addiction
- Baclofen to treat alcoholism
- Are you a cyber-addict?
- Work addiction
The quest for happiness
Are you on an eternal quest for happiness? For the most part, we live in better conditions, with better health and with more money than previous generations. And yet, so many of us are just not happy. Why? Let Doctissimo help you with advice and hints to simplify life and get you closer to general happiness.
Happiness can't be purchased from a discount store but it can tended and cultivated like a garden. Some spend their lives in pursuit of happiness while others savour it carefully. But we all aspire to it.
Why do some people seem to be bathing in happiness and others attract misfortune? Can we guarantee our children a happy life?
Sometimes we get the feeling that life is just whizzing by and that we're not having enough fun. We don't want to miss out on life or life to miss out on us! If we really want to savour everyday life, then we need to listen to our bodies and look after ourselves more. Have fun and take the time...
Today's little rich girls don't seem as happy as our fairytale princesses of old. So should we believe the ads unequivocally stating that material possessions are the only route to true happiness?
The worship of performance is a central part of contemporary societies, in which pushing one’s boundaries is a viewed as a noble ideal. Yet everyday challenges may sometimes come at a high price and cause permanent frustration for those who lean towards perfectionsim. Don’t you think it could be...
According to Abraham Lincoln, “Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Read on and learn how to make up your mind about your own happiness.
Why are some days lucky and others not? Why does it always seem to rain on you? It is as though there are secret phenomena conspiring to ruin your life! But actually, getting luck on your side and breaking the pattern is totally possible! All you need to do is know how to create your own luck.
Things don’t really happen like they do for icons featured in magazines, and you are not employee of the month at work either! But none of this matters. Learn to be comfortable just as you are. Find out some handy advice so you can rediscover your ego and really learn to love yourself!
Boredom has had a bad press and for good reason! Our frenetic society doesn’t seem to want to acknowledge it, and we have neither the time nor the inclination to indulge in being bored. It is, however, a desirable, even beneficial part of life. Get the lowdown on boredom, its benefits and how to...
Biting your nails, smoking, eating when you are not hungry and without restraint... All these things mistreat your body when you do them again and again. Most often, you know exactly what you are doing and want to break the habit. But they always come back, like a reflex, in response to certain...
Surgeon turned psychotherapist, Thierry Janssen invites us to take another look at our perception of happiness. Using biology, neuro-scientific and psychology studies, he wants us to find renewed optimism, a link with others, and to give sense to our lives.
Whether you are where you want to be, feel like you are stuck between two different places or scared you might end up sitting on something sharp by accident, the idea of taking your place in life is central to self development. You can go through life searching for something and never find it, or...
It’s back to work after the summer holidays – and there’s never a better time to make new resolutions for a happier you. Follow our guide to getting the most out of life and finding inner happiness.
You have to work at changing your luck. It's all about having the right mindset, using your intuition and building a network of amazing friends. You also need a strong belief that you really deserve that lucky break. Read on for five key ways to boost your luck.
Stuck between a partner who takes you for granted and a boss who never gives any praise or encouragement? Feel like nothing’s ever enough? Feeling undervalued can really affect your wellbeing, but why do we crave other people’s recognition? Psychotherapist Lise Bartoli tells us more.
How can you celebrate Christmas as a family when everyone’s quarrelling? Those inevitable snide remarks can really ruin the festive spirit, but only if you let them! As psychologist Maryse Vaillant tells us, “Forgiveness could be the secret to a happy Christmas.”
So the end of the world didn’t happen…but that doesn’t mean we can’t take inspiration from Toltec culture. Try these New Year’s resolutions to help you get the most out of life.
Are life’s little annoyances getting you down? Instead of making a big deal of it, why not look on the bright side? Here are our tips on lightening up.
Every day we’re confronted with situations that require us to make key decisions in life. To help you make the right choices, life coach Vanessa Mielczareck suggests sharpening your intuition to complement reason and logic.
Kissing a cut or graze, wiping away tears, soothing words... We comfort children to encourage them in life. But should we expect the same reassurance as adults? And how can we comfort those around us? Read on for why we all need a shoulder to cry on.
We often ask ourselves if we’re making the right choices in life; if we’re being true to ourselves and faithful to our family and social values. Being aware of what drives you is the key to being at one with yourself. Thierry Janssen, a man on a quest for coherence in life, tells us more...
Forgot lunch with a friend? Left without your plane ticket? Lost your car keys before a big job interview? According to Freud, these are no accidents – your unconscious is trying to tell you something. Psychoanalyst Pascal Zentz sheds some light on what these Freudian slips reveal about our...
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