From Separation to Reconnection. Happytalism.


In 1997, right after their civil war, I came to Bosnia and Herzegovina as an International Observer with the OSCE/UN. Back then, I was a recent master’s graduate in Peace Studies with a newly written thesis about the need for the ‘Fulfillment of Our Identity to Solve Conflicts”. So, there I was, at the core […]

The mental health impact of the Internet

Nina Hersher holds Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis with an individualized degree in Digital Culture and Program Development. She is the CEO of The Digital Wellness Institute. Digital wellness helps to bring us back together. It helps to wake up, it’s really about creating the conditions for success, both in […]

The Techniques to Yoga

The practice of yoga has a very long history as a unified lifestyle science. Those who practice yoga in its full form find that it connects with almost every aspect of their inner and outer lives. When understood simply as a physical fitness practice, it is easy to lose the true meaning of yoga. However, […]

The “Yoga” path to freedom, consciousness, and happiness.

“Yoga means union. It shows us how to unite all our life-forces by directing them inward. The goal is happiness and happiness lies within”. – Swami Vishnudevananda So many people on this planet suffer from unhappiness, stress, anger, fear, tension, frustration, hate, jealousy, superiority, or inferiority complex. These emotions rot in them like bad apples, […]

The Teachings of Sadhguru – A Prosperous World Is at the Tip of Our Fingers

The world we live in is a world filled with problems that need fixing. There’s a lot of inequality, violence, and unhappiness. However, we should add that there is still a lot of happiness in it as well as prosperity. The problem lies in the fact that there are all of these numerous conditions for […]

Helping Girls Navigate their Evolution

Girls Evolution

According to the United Nations’ findings, worldwide, nearly one in four girls aged 15-19 years is neither employed nor in education or training. Because one in ten boys of the same age is in the same situation, these numbers are alarming. A United Nations report also shows that around 435 million women and girls live […]

The Importance of Reconnection for Girls

Reconnection and Girls

“To love your authentic self is to surrender to this idea that who you are is already whole and complete.” The reconnection to oneself is a vital part of mental health and well-being. But first, let me explain what reconnection is. Reconnection is the process of getting out of the negative feeling of disconnection from […]

The Importance of Mental Health in Women’s Sports

Mental Health, Women, Sports

The benefits of sports for people are well-known. For girls, sports is an activity that can teach them commitment, how to concentrate under stress, how to relax, set and achieve goals, respect others, accept responsibility and failure, and how to be both gracious winners and losers. Extensive research has shown that physical activity and sport […]

How Happiness at Work Leads to Increased Productivity

It goes to show that money can’t make people happier. What’s more, overworking which leads to more money can make people more miserable. It stands to reason that happiness in the workplace can increase productivity. Although, it’s not something that most companies care for, and it’s certainly not a norm to which all business strive. […]