PRIME: 5 Ways to Boost your Happiness


Mark is one of our regular contributors at HelloGrads. His blogs and videos focus on some pressing issues for graduates: choosing career direction, recognising what you have to offer, and making yourself stand out in a competitive job market.
Today we are re-visiting his 5 part series focusing on happiness.
P R I M E: Personality, Resilience, Image, Mindset, Expectations.
Mark explains how to make the best of each dimension, and what you can change to boost your happiness.


Personality: The Way to Find the Work You Love
How to get to know your personality, what really makes you tick, and how to use that self-awareness to find work you’ll really enjoy


Resilience: It’s More Than Just ‘Bouncing Back’
Resilience is multi-dimensional. Find out how to build resilience to help achieve your goals.


Image: The Ultimate Test of Self Control
Image is vital to happiness and mostly in our control.  Learn how to improve your self-image and projected image.


Mindset: Don’t Let a Better Life Pass You By…
How managing your mindset can drive positive changes in your life.


Expectations: Just Get With the Programme!
Fast-changing times may mean resetting your expectations and managing those of people around you…




See more from Mark Swain:

Grad Bites: Work Out how to Stand Out
Mark explains MERITology: 5 dimensions to help you stand out in interviews

From First to Last
The importance of first impressions & how to make them last

For Those Shrinking Violets
Top tips for introverts, & for extroverts who want to better understand the introverts you know



About Mark Swain

Mark has enjoyed a career across sales, marketing and many aspects of HR. As Director of Partnerships at the Henley Business School, he delivers high-end learning and leadership development to senior business executives – through training, events and networking.

Contact: or and @meritology

Director of Partnerships at the Henley Business School
FInstSMM – Fellow of the Institute of Sales & Marketing Management
Fellow at The Learning & Performance Institute
Lead consultant at The Chemistry Group

Education: University of Portsmouth – Economics