News from Hope Street Cards

Problems with Happiness

I know I’m going to come over as the biggest party pooper, grouch or grinch in the history of the world here, but I’ve noticed that I’m really struggling with offering up a particular word to others. The word is happy. I can never really sing “Happy Birthday” to anyone...

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Getting comfortable with uncertainty

We have returned. Again. After an extended break. I didn’t fall off the Internet. As it turns out I just had a pretty amazing year. 2018 ended up being one of the best yet, but making space for all the new things meant that we got a bit slack on...

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Our misjudgments

Did you know that when we interact with a new person it takes just one-tenth of a second for us to judge them and make a first impression? That’s pretty bloody quick. Our judgments of others are coloured by our own past experiences, projections and expectations. In essence, we impose...

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