The sunny outlook comes a month after hundreds of Britons flocked to the country's beauty spots to enjoy rising mercury levels as an 'African heat flare' brought with it 'very hot conditions' in southeastern areas and a ten-day heatwave from the beginning to the middle of August. … [Read more...] about Are we heading for an Indian Summer? Britain will enjoy 75F temperatures this week as hot air plume from continent sends mercury soaring… and it could get even hotter
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"That air drifting in from the southwest, that's going to make things feel quite warmer through the day if not quite humid. … [Read more...] about UK weather forecast – Hot air plume from the Azores to bring two-day 24C mini-heatwave
How do tangible things create this intangible feeling of joy? At first, the answer seemed unequivocal: they don’t. Sure, there’s a certain pleasure in material things, but I’d always been led to believe that this is superficial and short-lived, not a meaningful source of joy. In all the books on happiness I’d consulted over the years, no one had ever suggested joy might be hiding inside my closet or kitchen cabinets. Instead, countless experts agree that the kind of joy that matters is not around us but in us. This perspective has roots in ancient philosophical traditions. The teachings of Buddha advise that happiness comes only from letting go of our attachments to worldly things. The Stoic philosophers of ancient Greece offer a similar prescription, rooted in self-denial and rigorous control over one’s thoughts. Modern psychology, likewise, embraces this inward lens, suggesting the way to a happy life is to change how we look at the world and our place … [Read more...] about Ode to joy: how to find happiness in balloons and rainbows
Spike in mystery coronavirus infections hits Sydney as New South Wales records another 12 cases – and the worrying CBD cluster grows yet again New South Wales has recorded another 12 cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 3,902. … [Read more...] about Urgent alert for MILLIONS of Australians in new hot spot suburbs to get tested for coronavirus NOW – even if they have a runny nose – so is your area on the list?
'She embraced some of the dedicated team members whose tireless efforts—to promote the couple's work, launch landmark projects, and deal with the near-daily crises brought on by the tabloids—had come to an abrupt end. 'I can't believe this is it,' she said, hugging one the young female aides she had become close with. … [Read more...] about The 26 most toe-curling quotes from Finding Freedom: Friends who are amazed by Meghan’s packing skills and call her ‘Grace under fire’, classmates who taunt her for being ‘perfect’ and how Harry is ‘tough to impress’