Category: Goals and Dreams

6 easy steps to help you achieve your goals

As Christmas disappears, the New Year beckons and most of us will be thinking about the goals we wish to achieve next year. Like many of us, I am going with the old favourite – lose weight/get fit.  So what can I do differently this year because, let’s be honest,...

Daring Greatly – Big Changes

After years of being involved with parent carer forums, I have made the decision to move on to a new challenge. This decision has been hugely daunting, as despite any frustrations the role may have brought to me (as any role will occasionally do), it was also a role I...

Perfect Pampering

What can I say?  Today I have been pampered and I cannot remember feeling as relaxed for a long long time.  It’s a long time since I had any pampering. A month ago, I entered one of those competitions on Facebook, you know the ones – “like this photo/page and...

Daring Greatly?

Some of you may have noticed a new photo appearing in my side bar. I am Daring Greatly. What does this actually mean?  About a month ago, I was recommended a book by Brene Brown – The Gifts of Imperfection.  I couldn’t download it on my kindle here in the UK but...

August Challenge … be careful what you ask for

Yesterday I declared my intention to set a challenge for August.  I mentioned that some people do 30 day squat challenges and asked “Who would want to do that?”. What I actually meant was “who in their right mind would want to do that” but no, my gorgeous friend misread...

August challenge

So, here we are. 31 July – only 21 weeks to Christmas (stop swearing, you will thank me for the heads up, I promise). July has been a month of true Chaos here. We started with a stomach bug, initially my youngest, followed by his sister (which meant her missing...

Getting Things Done …. with Evernote

This past three weeks has been very strange for me, I have actually had to stay home.  My children have had a full round of sickness bugs and then just one day after returning to school, we then received a full quota of chicken pox.  So I have had to...

Organised in Kent (or at least getting there)

Well, my mission to get organised continues. I have spent a lot of time reading blogs and tips. I have also spent many hours on my beloved Pinterest. I purchased a lovely A5 filfoax as phone apps were not doing it for me. I had discovered Astrid which I thought...