Tag Archives: happiness

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 »

Friday Favourites: 5 Quotes about Happiness

5 quotes about happiness

If you read my blog regularly you know I love a good quote.  Quotes can lift the spirit, they can be a reminder, they can bring a smile or laughter to our day.  This month, my focus is on happiness and in my Meaningful Monday post this week it was all about  Making May Your Month of Happiness. In my… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Make May YOUR month of happiness

May the month of happiness

  I’ve just returned from a 7 day cruise to New Caledonia and Vanuatu.  The time away certainly gave me time to reflect and think about my life – what I am happy with and what I would like to change. It also made me appreciate all that I have in my life. May the month of happiness. This month… Read more »

How do you rate on the Life Happiness and Contentment Scale?

Life happiness and contentment

How do you rate on the Life happiness and contentment scale? Do you ever take the time to assess how your life is tracking in the happiness and contentment department? My 3 month report card – I need to check in to see if my quest to Simplify my life for increased happiness and contentment working. It was my Word… 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 »

Fit and Fabulous – Create a daily ritual

Create a daily ritual

  Being Fit and Fabulous is not just about our physical health but also our mental and spiritual health.  The combination of all three areas of our being is important to our overall health and wellness. One of my biggest hurdles in life is starting the day well.  I’m not a restful sleeper and many mornings wake as early as… Read more »

Keeping a Jar of Positivity

Jar of Positivity

I was reading through Facebook recently and came upon a post on Healthy Living Goals with a great idea about how to look at the positives in 2017.  Life in 2016 for many around the world was not a happy one and at times it seemed that our world was totally out of control – Brexit, unpopular election results in… Read more »

5 ways to a A Fit & Fabulous New Year

5 ways to a fit and fabulous new year

Okay it is a New Year and thoughts turn to making changes in our lives. We are bombarded through social media about the next ‘big’ thing to make us feel healthier and happier. Some things work and others don’t. We can be sucked into a false hope only to be shattered or disappointed because nothing seems to be working. I’ve… Read more »

Midlife Matters: Do you really need to reinvent yourself?

Midlife Reinvent yourself

I’ve just written my last article in for Millers, Seeing Me Project – August the month of Midlife Matters.  Over the last five weeks, I’ve written about how to make Choices in our life, what Health Checks we need in Midlife, Exercise and Diet.  We have taken a Self-Discovery Tour and found ways to Challenge ourselves out of our Comfort… Read more »

3 ways my grandson helps me find Joy

3 ways my grandson helps me find joy

  “Joy comes to us in ordinary moments. We risk missing out on joy when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary” – Brene Brown The first thing I thought about when I read this quote was my darling grandson! From the moment Ethan was born just two short years ago he has brought constant joy to my life. … Read more »