‘It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward’ – Proverb When I started my blog, my aim was to demonstrate and share how tiny tweaks can make a big difference. I wanted to focus on the things which have helped… Continue reading Tiny tweaks to health and happiness – the journey so far (part 2)
‘Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment’ – Buddha Mindfulness is something I’ve read about a lot over the last few years but until about a year ago, I’d never really tried it. I wasn’t sure it was for me. Looking back now… Continue reading Mind-full or mindful
‘A friend is someone who helps you up when you’re down, and if they can’t, they lay down beside you and listen’ – Winnie the Pooh It’s been a while since I did a friendship post so today I wanted to celebrate my amazing friends! Life isn’t always easy and, like everyone else, I have… Continue reading Friendship Quotes
‘The question is not to know what is the meaning of life, but what meaning I can give to my life’ – Dalai Lama Have you ever stopped to wonder why finding a meaning in our life (or a sense of purpose) is really important for physical and mental wellbeing? I know I hadn’t until… Continue reading The link between the meaning of life and being healthy!
‘Maybe crying is a means of cleaning yourself out emotionally. Or maybe it’s your last resort; the only way to express yourself when words fail, the same as when you were a baby and had no words’ – Aristotle Crying is a natural response for us humans. We do it in response to sadness, grief,… Continue reading Is crying good for you?
‘Don’t just accept what life brings to you each day as your reality. Instead, decide what you want your life to look like and then go out and make that life a reality’ – unknown Life is what we make it. Yes, of course, there are things we cannot change, but what we can do… Continue reading The Facts of Life – Quotes
‘Stop trying to ‘fix’ yourself; you’re not broken! You are perfectly imperfect and powerful beyond measure’ – Steve Maraboli We know that repeated actions and thoughts become our reality. It’s the whole purpose of positive affirmations – if we tell yourselves often enough that we are strong, beautiful, happy or whatever it is we desire,… Continue reading Broken? Need fixing? Or simply perfectly imperfect?
‘Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony’ – Mahatma Gandhi Being happy has everything to do with how we feel about ourselves. If we aren’t happy in our own skin, we will only ever experience fleeting happiness. I love these quotes which really help to remind… Continue reading Happiness Quotes
‘Whether you think you can, or think you can’t – you’re right’ – Henry Ford Caveat – I have done something dalt! I somehow managed to delete the finished post which I published last Saturday. Instead I have an unfinished draft and a recollection of some of the additions I put in but not all… Continue reading Can you?
‘Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful’ – William Morris A while back we talked about how clearing physical clutter can also help clear the clutter in our minds. At the time, I’d just read Marie Kondo’s book ‘The Life Changing Magic of Tidying’… Continue reading Can your home help ease your anxiety?