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New diesel and petrol cars to be banned from UK roads by 2040

New diesel and petrol cars to be banned from UK roads by 2040

By Lucy Purdy 26 July, 2017 The sale of petrol and diesel cars will end in the UK in 2040, with a new tax on diesel drivers to be introduced from 2020 The government has confirmed plans to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars in the UK from 2040. It comes amid...

Hello sunshine: the dawning of a renewables revolution

Hello sunshine: the dawning of a renewables revolution

By Martin Wright 18 August, 2017 Plunging solar and wind prices have led to the brokering of new green power deals, from India to Mexico. Martin Wright gets energised about renewables No one, it’s fair to say, really saw this coming. Even pundits who’d been predicting...

Three good things: transforming coffee leftovers

Three good things: transforming coffee leftovers

By Lucy Purdy 21 August, 2017 Love lattes, but worried about waste? Here are three projects putting leftover coffee grounds to good use 1. Fantastic fungi GroCycle, launched by Devon-based social enterprise Fungi Futures CIC, grows oyster mushrooms from waste coffee...

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World Happiness Report 2016 is out: Denmark leads the Index

World Happiness Report 2016 is out: Denmark leads the Index

The World Happiness Report 2016 Update, which ranks 156 countries by their happiness levels, was released today in Rome in advance of UN World Happiness Day, March 20th. The widespread interest in the World Happiness Reports, of which this is the fourth, reflects...

Be Happy. How To Bring More Joy To Your Life

Be Happy. How To Bring More Joy To Your Life

What’s it going to take to make you happy? Getting married? Getting that job? Maybe a big raise? Or retiring? All these things sound great, but it’s unlikely that any of them will actually make you happier – at least not for long. In this course, created by Life...

Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?

Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening...

Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory

Daniel Kahneman: The riddle of experience vs. memory

Using examples from vacations to colonoscopies, Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman reveals how our "experiencing selves" and our "remembering selves" perceive happiness differently. This new insight has profound implications for...

This is The Happiness Equation

This is The Happiness Equation

What’s the formula for a happy life? Neil Pasricha is a Harvard MBA, a Walmart executive, a New York Times–bestselling author, and a husband and dad. After selling more than a million copies of his Book of Awesome series, he now shifts his focus from observation to...

The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work

The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work

Learn how to achieve more by doing less! Live in that zone you’ve glimpsed but can’t seem to hold on to—the sweet spot where you have the greatest strength, but also the greatest ease. Not long ago, Christine Carter, a happiness expert at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good...

The United Arab Emirates Call to Action on Happiness

The United Arab Emirates Call to Action on Happiness

Ohood Al Roumi has been appointed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as Minister of State for Happiness. Remaining responsible as DG of the Prime Minister’s Office. The 2015 World Happiness Report ranked it No. 20, above Britain and below Belgium....

How much social capital do you have?

How much social capital do you have?

Our social connections are integral to our health and happiness, but connections come in many different forms. A lifelong friendship usually feels different than a casual acquaintance you make at a networking event or a friend you acquire on Facebook. Social Capital...

Positive emotions open up our mind

Positive emotions open up our mind

The jump-for-joy positive emotions can seem kind of trivial, out of place, maybe irrelevant, and what I want to argue is that that’s nothing could be further from the case.   There are a whole range of positive emotions including that feeling in our bones...

Pleno al 16: crea tu año

Pleno al 16: crea tu año

Comienza un nuevo año, se abren nuevas posibilidades, nuevas aventuras, nuevas ilusiones. ¿Qué mejor momento que este para seguir con más fuerza nuestros deseos? Tenemos ante nosotros una nueva oportunidad de crear con consciencia la vida que queremos, de seguir...

How satisfied are you with your life?

How satisfied are you with your life?

The SWLS is a short 5-item instrument designed to measure global cognitivejudgments of satisfaction with one's life. The scale usually requires only about one minute of a respondent's time. [os-widget path="/wohasu/how-satisfied-are-you-with-your-life"]  ...

El libro que Steve Jobs regaló en su funeral

El libro que Steve Jobs regaló en su funeral

Hoy, 5 de enero, se cumplen 123 años del nacimiento de Paramahansa Yogananda, el yogui y gurú hinduista, propagador del yoga en Occidente y autor del famoso libro “Autobiografía de un yogui”. Bajo este título, Yogananda publicó en 1946 la historia de su vida y de su...

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