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New Years Goals ….month 1!

So, come on, how many of you, like me wrote some goals/plans down for this year, and either haven’t looked at them since or worse still haven’t thought about them since writing? On the plus side you wouldn’t be alone, in fact you will be in good company. According to the journal of clinical psychology only … Continue reading

A Truly Inspirational Publication!

A Truly Inspirational Publication!

A Truly Inspirational Publication! “If Audrey Hepburn started a magazine it would be Darling” These days getting investors to back an idea is very difficult, getting anyone to believe in yet another woman’s magazine I would have thought near to impossible! However this team of truly inspirational women have managed to raise funds on Kickstarter … Continue reading

I said yes but I meant no!

As a mother of 3 children I should have had plenty of practise at saying NO! Yet for a word that has been said at least 10,000 times, I seem to still get caught out sometimes, we have a lot to learn from this little one!! So why is it so hard to say No when we really want … Continue reading

Taking Action

Taking Action

I have been accused of being too positive, which I have classically always taken as a positive!! It’s true that it’s no use ignoring the weeds in the garden as they will take over if you let them, but equally we must be brave enough to take action and make life happen if we really want change. Part … Continue reading

I am 40. am I too old to?

I am 40. am I too old to?

Hell No !!  40 is now the new 30 for sure! I remember being in my twenties and older relatives in their 40’s and 50’s saying they definitely didn’t feel their age, quietly thinking to myself that they seemed in their 40’ and 50’s to me!! Now that I am a grown up, I can … Continue reading

The secret of happiness

The secret of happiness

Happiness is a state of mind, some are born with a slightly sunnier disposition than others I believe, but ultimately we are in charge of our own thoughts…………or are we? This year, I started a business and at the same time moved house and started a building project, (not my finest decision – the building, … Continue reading

Learning a new behaviour

Learning a new behaviour

Whether it be a diet, an exercise regime or even just practicing being grateful for all that we have, why is it so bloody difficult to stay on course? Is it that I am just a wishy washy person unable to follow through on any long term commitment or is it just much harder than … Continue reading

Living in a bubble

Living in a bubble

When was the last time you thought about helping out at a charity event, doing a random act of kindness or watched Secret Millionaire and decided you would contribute in some way? Did you follow through with that decision? The likely hood was you didn’t. That is not to say you didn’t have every intention … Continue reading

Why am I not happy?

Why am I not happy?

Why am I not happy? When I was little I figured that grown-ups could buy anything they wanted because they were adults, and this of course would make them happy. If I could have bought toys and sweets whenever I wanted I would have been happy! Well I was 5! As I got older I … Continue reading