Category Archives: Gratitude

How to Cultivate Happiness in Relationships

 “All who would win joy must share it; happiness was born a twin.” – Lord Byron In a study conducted by Ed Diener and Martin Seligman, where “very happy people” were compared with those who were less happy, the only … Continue reading

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Feedback from the first year of Happiness Workshops, Part 2.

In writing our end of year report for The Big Lottery, our fantastic funders, we’ve had a moment to reflect on how the past year of The Happiness Project has gone. Last week we posed Part One of this blog … Continue reading

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Feedback from the first year of Happiness Workshops, Part 1.

So we’ve been writing our end of year report for The Big Lottery, our fantastic funders. It’s been quite a nice job really, we’ve had a moment to reflect on how the past year of The Happiness Project has gone, … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #12

Last, but by no means least we end on recognising our valued connections with others.  Who will you be celebrating when you look back over the last 12 months?  Who can you say a big Thank You to, and who … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #8

Scroll #8:  What could you give without spending money? Time, focus and love to friends and family. Home-made presents: Jam, lemon curd, toffee, truffles with nice labels “made with love”. Thanks – to all of those who take the time … Continue reading

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The 12 Scrolls of Christmas #1

As part of our How to Have a Happy Christmas events (with the super Happy City Initiative) we asked people to contribute to the 12 Scrolls of Christmas.  It wasn’t long before each scroll, with a different positive theme, was overflowing with … Continue reading

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I am grateful for…

What a great lot of gratitude!  In these weeks at Light Box HQ when we’re repainting, polyfillering, cleaning, planning, sorting and a whole host of other things, revisiting the GRATITUDE from the Gratitude Tree is a real delight.  This is … Continue reading

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You Beauty!

This week was the second to last workshop of the current courses with women and young people.  What a great journey it has been so far!  We love working with our groups and thought you might like to read some … Continue reading

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Light Box receives £200,000 worth of funding!

We got the funding! We wanted to share with you some very exciting news… Light Box has been awarded a charitable grant from The Big Lottery Fund’s ‘Reaching Communities’ award for £200,000. We are thrilled! This grant will supply three … Continue reading

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Off The Record – What is Happiness?

Last Friday morning Light Box hosted a Gratitude workshop for the staff from Off The Record at Light Box HQ.  What a super morning it was!  The tea and conversation flowed and a beautiful selection of Gratitude Journals were made. … Continue reading

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