Tag Archives: happiness

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 »

How to Find Happiness

How to Find Happiness

I recently met a fabulous lady, Kimberly Montgomery from FiftyJewels.com and I am happy to introduce you to her today.  Kimberly has an energy and passion for life which shows through in her writing.  Her main purpose is to help us find Happiness and Joy in our lives and I’m excited to share and be an affiliate for her next… Read more »

Maybe it’s time to press the reset button on your life.

time to press the reset button life.

It is almost halfway through the year and although I was determined not to make New Year Resolutions I concede that we all have dreams and goals we want to achieve.  However, life is busy and we can easily get caught on the ‘treadmill of life’. I was having a Personal Training session and my trainer told me to ‘set… Read more »

‘M’ is for Motivation – How to keep motivated when you just want to stay under the covers.

M is for Motivation

  What motivates you?  I asked several people recently and received completely different answers from each of them.  Some needed to be accountable, some needed to be reminded, some had to go back to their ‘why’ and some just wanted to fit into their jeans! It is so hard to stay motivated sometimes. Life gets in the way and we… Read more »

‘L’ is for Letting Go – Why you need to let go & accept before you can move forward

Letting Go

  Do you ever feel like something is holding you back from actually getting on with life?  Something gnawing away at the back of your mind or in your heart that just won’t let you go?  Something or someone holding you back from happiness? Most of us at some time in our life need to go through the process of… Read more »

‘I’ is for Inner Child – The health benefits of releasing your inner child

inner child

When was the last time you really had FUN? Fun like you had when you were a child.   That innocent, simple enjoyment we experienced as children when using our imagination took us to new worlds. What about the simple joy of watching a sunset or stopping to appreciate a rainbow? Alas, we grow up and life takes over – responsibility… Read more »

‘H is for Health & Happiness’ – Why You Need Both

'H' is for health and happiness

Health and Happiness – two things that we strive for to make our lives complete.  Yes, I know that some would argue that you don’t necessarily need both – you can be happy or you can be healthy but for me, I honestly believe the two go ‘hand in hand’.  As the Dalai Lama says: “Happiness is the Highest form… Read more »

‘G’ is for Gratitude – How being Grateful is good for our Mental Health

'G' is for Gratitude

We hear a lot about being grateful these days.  There are even blog challenges to write about what we are grateful for each day, or month or year.  But has this term become overused?  I hope not! In my post ‘Start each day with a grateful heart’, I list 10 things I’m grateful for.  I also started the post by… Read more »

‘B’ is for Balance – Why We Need it for a Healthy Lifestyle

B is for Balance

Life is Busy – that is a fact of life these days!  Technology, work, family, friends, even retirement is busy and it seems to be the #1 problem that we face in our lives.  We are overworked, stressed and anxious about all manner of things and with stress and anxiety our health can suffer. How do we find Balance at… Read more »

Be a Woman of Influence – Be a Role Model

woman of influence

This week was International Women’s Day a day to celebrate the achievements of women with our sisterhood.  I was listening to a radio program who asked the question “Which Woman has had the most influence in your life?”  They were then going to interview ‘Women of Influence’ on the program. Now I suppose we can all answer that question of… Read more »

Why You Should Forget New Year Resolutions

You can change

It is almost the end of another year and we are all scrambling to be ready for the Festive Season. I love this time of year! I enjoy everything about the preparations, putting up the tree, decorating, baking, having family and friends together. It is also the time of year that we reflect on the year that is ending and… Read more »