Blog: Go with gratitude

In the USA, today (24 November) is known as thanksgiving. To anyone who is celebrating, I hope you enjoy your day. I am British, so it’s not an event I celebrate. However, I do think expressing gratitude and the things we are thankful for is a rewarding exercise to do on any day of the…

Blog: Just stop

Hello I hope everyone is well. The last few weeks have been insanely busy. At work and at home life has been moving at a fast pace, with little time to think and just stop. After a few weeks of the none stop pace, I am starting to feel burnt out. Right now I am…

Wellbeing in Dubai

Looking after our own personal wellbeing is vitally important. We are unable to care for others without looking us as an individual. Some activities can be very expensive but self care does not have to cost much at all. I recently read a great article by TimeOut that was particularly helpful for me as someone…

Blog: I love getting older

Today is my birthday, I have turned 39 years old. I am grateful to be getting older, each and every day. It might sound odd, that I am glad to be getting older. It means I am grateful to be alive and living my life. I certainly do not wish for the opposite: death. Getting…

Wellbeing Calendar: August 2022

The Action for Happiness charity has released their wellbeing calendar for August 2022. The theme for August 2022 is “Altruistic August,” with a focus on creating a wave of kindness in the world around us. One action to try each day of the month to boost your happiness. What will you try this month? The…

Blog: With Pride

Hello All I hope you are well. I’m now back at work following my holiday, although I am only back for a couple of weeks before I go back on leave. I’m finally taking the holidays that were delayed by the pandemic. My next destination is Palma Nova in Majorca. I’m expecting it to be…

Blog: A happy place

  Hello everyone I hope all is well. I am thoroughly enjoying my time in Gibraltar. Om currently on a sun lounger by the gorgeous pool at my apartment building. I am enjoying the downtime here and I’ve even switched off from writing much until now. I do genuinely think of Gibraltar as a happy…

Selfcare is not selfish

Hello everyone Happy Wednesday – I hope you are well. Its mental health awareness week, so that’s what I’m talking about again today. Putting yourself first, that is selfish; well some may traditionally tell you that. But I want to take this one from a different perspective. Your wellbeing and mental health are really important…

Blog: The voyage home

  Hello everyone This blog is written on 1 May 2022, during a two hour delay to my flight back to Manchester. Happy May day. As I return home today, the first elements of my every day life and routine return to me. Tomorrow is a Bank Holiday in England so I do at least…

Blog: With thanks

Hello from Qawra, Malta. I am writing this blog on Friday 29 April. The sun is shining and I am enjoying a peaceful morning. One of the ten key areas of happiness is giving. It feels to both receive and give it out thanks. Sadly the place I work reserves thanks mainly for monetary rewards…