Blog: A moment in time

Hello from Qawra, Malta! After three days of exploring the Maltese islands, I am having a relaxing day by the pool. I’ve seen some wonderful and stunning sights over the last few days. The highlight was swimming in the sea at the Blue Lagoon, where the waters are pure blue. There were fishes swimming around…

Blog: My Marathon Journey

Running has been a big part of my life for many years. I’ve been fortunate enough to run marathons in amazing places such as Paris, New York, Chicago and Berlin. I am not a particularly quick runner but I do it to support my mental health. I was due to run the Barcelona Marathon in…

Quotes for life

Love it, or hate it – there is a probably an inspirational quote for many situations in life. I just wanted to quickly share an article with a (long) list of 200 quotes over at the trend spotter. Have a look, you might just find some inspiration here.

How gratitude rewires your brain

Gratitude and focusing on it can help to boost the positivity in your life. Its good for your wellbeing, as well as your overall wellbeing. There is a great TedTalk on this topic, which explore this further. Here is a blurb for the video “When a psychologist who studies well-being ends up with a brain…

Happiness Calendar: February 2022

The Action for Happiness charity have released their wellbeing calendar for February 2022 The theme for February 2022 is “Friendly February” – which is aimed to give you a focus on reaching out to connect with others and doing our best to be a good friend. One action to try each day of the month…

Blog: Ready for a break

We are once again facing uncertain times, I for one am ready for a break in more ways than one. My mental health isn’t the best at the moment, I find the the run up to Christmas difficult, I lost my dad back in 2014 and I’ve found that I take a “dip” just before…

Blog: Carry on my wayward son

Life never stays the same. Change is constant, change is inevitable. All good things must come to an end. But in many endings you can find the next chapter. As 2021 is coming to an end another chapter is closing, the year is changing. Many people find the new year to be a place and…

Blog: Rubbish?

Hello All I hope everyone is well. Its been a big and crazy week for me between this being my final week in my current job, a trip to the hospital and also a trip to London for an awards ceremony. I’m certainly ready for the weekend when it gets here! Anyway, I have been…

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…