Category: Achieving Happiness

What if your value was based on how kind you are?

What if your value was based on how kind you are?

What if, tomorrow, your value was based on how kind you are? We live in a materialistic world.  A world where people are famous for being famous.  A world where we, and our children, are constantly exposed to images of perfection, only achievable at a cost.  A world where people...

Creative

Finding my creative mojo

One of my goals for this year was to find my creative mojo. I had lost it. I was writing regularly for various blogs, but this is usually based on special needs so it felt more like work and reporting than being creative. I was feeling lost, I knew there...

Miracle Morning

Miracle Morning or Major Mayhem

I have recently discovered yet another dippy hippy activity – my husband’s words, not mine.  I am talking about Hal Elrod’s Miracle Morning. Now the idea behind this is to raise early and to carry out six activities before you start your day. The morning starts with SAVERS  (an acronym to...

Saying Goodby to 2015

Saying Goodbye to some friends in 2016

2015 has been a really good year for me.  I have sat today and wrote down all I am proud of, all that has gone well for me and also who has nurtured and supported me throughout the year and finally what I am going to let go of in...

Family Agreement

Our Family Agreement

As a mum, along with the million other hats I wear, I rarely get time to just chill and do nothing. In Summer, we’re fortunate enough to live quite near the beach so I will drive down there and recharge my batteries when the kids are at school but during...

Planning for Positivity

Planning for Positivity #1

As I sit watching the news about Paris, I wonder how on earth we are supposed to be positive and, as a mum, I wonder how I can stay positive for my children when they are asking me that question for which there is no answer, or not one that make sense....

Me, My Notebook and I

Me, My Notebook and I

As anyone who knows me will tell you, especially my husband, I have a real passion for stationery.  Put me in Staples or Paperchase for an hour and I am in my happy space. I have a huge array of notebooks and to be honest, most of them I bought...

Happiness when driving?

Can you achieve happiness when driving?

As you will know, I am attempting to become happy by being generous.  One of the first ideas I suggested towards achieving this was to let people pull out of junctions ahead of you and allowing them to pull into your lane. As I wrote the post I was convinced...

How to use generosity to achieve happiness

10 Tips On How To Use Generosity To Help Achieve Happiness

On Monday, I was fortunate enough to spend an Afternoon of Happiness in London.  This was an event organised by Action for Happiness and included a 1.5 hour chat with the Dalai Lama.  Now if that wasn’t inspirational enough, there were a number of other guest speakers, all of whom wanted us to be...