We all wish for happiness and success – for ourselves as parents, and for our children through their childhood and in their adult years too.
Sometimes unfortunately, both these things evade us. How can we ensure we get a good dose of both happiness and success?
Psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University, has the answer.
She explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success" that being successful and being happy are not mutually exclusive", and that this is something all of us can learn to achieve.
If we, as parents, can learn how to be happy and successful at the same time, then it’s a given that our children are bound to learn this too – after all, we are their biggest role models.
So, according to Seppala, here are six things you can incorporate in your life, which are key to being happy and successful.