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: September 2022

The Action for Happiness charity has released their wellbeing calendar for September 2022. The theme for September 2022 is “Self Care September,” with a focus daily on actions that prove that self care is not selfish. When we’re kind to ourselves it also helps us respond more positively to what happens and treat others more…

The #1 Rule Of Happiness

‘If You Can’t Be Happy With A Coffee, You Won’t Be Happy With A Yacht’ “The little things help me appreciate the big things.” Social media can often affect negatively our mental health, but sometimes there are some gems that help give us a much needed boost. This article from DMARGE gives us some perspective:…

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: Time after time

Hello I hope everyone is well.  This is not my first attempt at writing a blog since I got covid, but it’s the first one that has made it past a few words. Covid has been pretty awful.  I’ve since tested negative, but still having issues with tiredness, headaches and with my voice/speech.  The brain…

Top tips to stay cool in the hot weather 

This one seems very relevant to share today. Pretty much the whole of the UK is experiencing a severe heatwave today. I found an article on Sky News to be really useful:

Extreme sitting – a new escapism?

I often talk about how I practice escapism on a regular basis. It often comes in the literal sense of getting away from work or home to another place, to give my mind and body a change of location. I’m about to practice this as a holiday to Majorca. Other forms of escapism are to…

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: In a moment like this

Hello All I hope you’re all well. I am at Europa Point, which is the most southerly point of Gibraltar. From here you can see Morocco, Ceuta and Tarifa. Some stunning views from here, as well as the Rock of Gibraltar. I just wanted to take a moment out to take in the view, feel…

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…