Category Archives: Meaningful Mondays

Meaningful Mondays: Find your focus create a Vision Board

Vision Board

  This month my theme is 31 days to focus on YOU! and finding ways to discover what you want from life – what makes you happy – making time for yourself. I recently read a great post from another blogger friend Jennifer from UnfoldAndBegin.com – Are you Just Passing the Time? Her first sentence, which I’ve quoted below, started… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: 31 days to focus on YOU

31 days to focus on you

  Well we can’t put it off any longer – we are almost into July, officially at the midway point of another year.  How is your year going? Some of you are enjoying a long summer break whilst here in Australia we are snuggling up in Winter. The last couple of months I’ve been trying to write to a theme. … Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Happiness Revisited – Guest Post by Donna Connolly

Happiness revisited

  I recently met  Donna Connolly from Retirement_Reflections and immediately knew that I wanted her to write a post about Happiness. I’ve only know Donna a short time but she is so upbeat and friendly that we ‘clicked’ straight away – although we live in different countries. That is what is so wonderful about blogging, you meet fabulous people from… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Happiness starts with you

Happiness starts with you

Happiness starts with you Did you know that? MAY has been my month to focus on happiness and what I’ve reminded myself is that Happiness cannot come from material things, or from other people. It is up to ME because long term happiness comes from within and the choices we make. Widipedia defines Happiness as: Happiness is a mental or… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: The best thing about being a grandmother

Best thing about being a grandmother

  This month I’m writing about Making May Your Month of Happiness  and what could bring more happiness to our lives than our grandchildren? The best thing about being a grandmother apart from just having grandchildren is the joy they bring to our lives. Although it is difficult to select one ‘best thing’ isn’t it? This is the first of… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Remember to Breathe

how to master your breathing

  Do you ever really stop and think about your breathing and our emotions? How to master your breathing I recently went to a day retreat and we concentrated on our breathing techniques.  As we lay there slowly breathing in and slowly exhaling, the instructor was explaining how our breath changes depending on how we are feeling.  For example, if… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Women of Midlife Be Courageous & Shine

Meaningful Mondays: Be Courageous

Meaningful Mondays: Be Courageous So often I hear women of midlife expressing the fear that they will become ‘invisible’ as they get older.  This does not have to be the case.  Sure our lives do change as we become ’empty nesters’, retirement happens and we have more time to ourselves. But these changes can be a good thing.  It is… Read more »

Midlife brings new meaning to your life

midlife brings new meaning to your life

This week for Meaningful Mondays, I asked 5 of my favourite blogging friends to tell me what they felt brought meaning to their lives.  Five women over 50 all enjoying midlife and beyond with lives that are rich, not in money terms necessarily, but in being happy and content with their lives. If you missed the post, you can read… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: 5 Women Over 50 share their thoughts on what brings Meaning to their Life

Meaning in life

What brings meaning to your life?  That is the question I would like you to consider today. In this week’s Meaningful Mondays post, I would love to introduce you to some dear friends of mine who I have met through blogging.  All of them are at that wonderful phase of life – Midlife & Beyond and I would encourage you… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Be A Role Model

Meaningful Mondays: Women of Midlife be a role model

Meaningful Mondays: Women of midlife be a role model Around the time of International Women’s Day, a post popped up in my Facebook timeline for a post I had published a year ago.  It was called ‘Be a Woman of Influence‘ and I would love you to read my thoughts on this important subject. As we reach midlife and beyond… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Create more memories this year

create memories

  Do you have a bucket list? Are there things you want to do this year that perhaps you haven’t tried before? Perhaps you need to create memories this year. At the end of last year I wrote a post ’17 things on my ‘to do’ list for 2017′ and I have actually started ticking some things off already. Today… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Focus on What Makes You Happy

Meaningful Mondays: Focus on happiness

  Life has a way of wearing us down sometimes and if you tune  into the news reports they don’t actually life our spirits – don’t they? So I’ve decided to bring some meaning back into our lives with my Meaningful Mondays. These will be short, inspiring and motivational posts which I hope will brighten your day and start you… Read more »