It’s the small, everyday things that make a difference and contribute to a happier, more fulfilled life. Writers from The Book of You´╗┐ have chosen some of their favourite micro-actions that you can easily put into practice for a sunnier, more contented you.

Dear Stranger is a collection of inspirational, honest and heartfelt letters from authors, bloggers and Mind ambassadors to an imagined stranger. Insightful and uplifting, Dear Stranger is a humbling glimpse into different interpretations of happiness, and how despite sometimes seeming unobtainable happiness can, in the smallest of ways, become an achievable goal. Read a letter written by Rowan Coleman, author of We Are All Made of Stars.

Are you happy? Would you like to be happier? Paul Dolan (AKA Professor Happy), author of Happiness By Design, has a few suggestions which might help you to feel that little bit better this year.