It was part of an article titled 'You're happy and you know it' reporting the results of a TES Magazine survey.Wellington College, a private school in Berkshire is taking happiness serously. Well-being is a curriculum subject and the happiness ot students and the learning team is paramount. These 'top tips' are taken from the school's programme for developing well-being.
- nurture constructive and caring relationships with friends, partners and family;
- get eight hours sleep a day and avoid caffeine, alcohol or stress before going to bed;
- eat well and exercise three times a week;
- smile and laugh as much as possible;
- take time every day to be still and attempt to clear your mind;
- try to respond positively to difficult situations;
- immerse yourself in activities until you lose track of time;
- get an hour of broad daylight every day;
- improve your learning space;
- limit time spent texting, e-mailing and watching TV and have conversations instead;
- learn a new skill;
- take charge of your life by making positive choices.
Sounds good to me!