If you've ever felt unhappy and wondered how you got there, this video may contain the answer. Take 4 minutes to watch this eye-opening short animation created by London-based artist and animator Steve Cutts.

Through the words of two very different human beings, Louie Schwartzberg illuminates the topic of gratitude in such a way you can't help but feel uplifted. Possibly the most uplifting 10 minutes you will have this year. A must watch!

This article offers a fascinating insight into how a parent's affection shapes a child's happiness for life, something I believe we know intuitively, but being reminded consciously is incredibly helpful.