Christmas & Fitness

December is a time for eating, drinking and being merry as the festive season draws in. This also means the holiday period is notoriously difficult for our healthy eating habits and exercise regimes. Lets think about Christmas… Many people abandon fitness and workouts during the Christmas period (or even December as a whole). Staying active…

How To Cope If The Omicron News Has Resurfaced Anxiety, Anger And Despair

Up until a couple of weeks ago, the majority of us had never heard of ‘Omicron’, now it’s all over the news. Personally, I’ve found it quite difficult. Everywhere I look, it’s news about potential further restrictions, tests, booster jabs etc etc. There is a very good article from Huffington Post that covers ‘Things are…

Happiness Calendar: December

Below is the Action for Happiness calendar for December 2021. It gives you something to consider or try each day for the month.  The theme for December is “Do Good December.”

Blog: Giving

The internet tells me today (30 November) is called giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving where everyone, everywhere can do something to support the good causes that mean so much to them. You can volunteer your time; donate money; share your skills; campaign for something; donate goods, food, or clothes; organise…

Blog: Grief

This blog was written on 13 November: Be grateful for the people in life who add real value to your existence. People come and go in life. Friends and family grow closer, and also drift apart.  It is a normal process in life. Sometimes we lose people to death. This can be particularly difficult to…

Blog: Thanksgiving 2

Happy Thanksgiving to those celebrating.  Last year, I wrote a blog on Thanksgiving and the importance of gratitude in general. The message of ‘The act of saying thank you for small –and big –things that we do for each other, is a good way to demonstrate that you still appreciate somebody rather than assuming that…

Why Do We Enjoy Feeling Sorry For Ourselves?

This article from Huffington Post asks two very important questions: So why does it feel good to go through the motions and let yourself feel all the feels from time to time? And does it ever run the risk of becoming a bit damaging? I suppose it covers a key message that we deliver in…