Life Lessons with Vincent Van Gogh!

‘Great things are done by a series of small things brought together’ – Vincent Van Gogh Last week I went to the Van Gogh Immersive Exhibition in London’s East End with my youngest son’s girlfriend. He might not be an obvious person to give us suggestions to live a long, healthy and happy life given… Continue reading Life Lessons with Vincent Van Gogh!

Tolerance and Reality TV

‘Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another’s beliefs, practices and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them’ – Joseph E. Osborne I have a confession . . . I enjoy reality tv. Well, let me clarify that! Not the scripted programmes like Made in Chelsea, Geordie Shore, Desperate Housewives or The Only… Continue reading Tolerance and Reality TV

Tiny tweaks to health and happiness – the journey so far (part 2)

‘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)

The link between the meaning of life and being healthy!

‘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!

Broken? Need fixing? Or simply perfectly imperfect?

‘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?