I recently came across this idea via a Gretchen Rubin podcast. The idea is simple, do something now that will make your future self happier. Sounds easy right? Read more
February 2nd is apparently the halfway point in winter; that in itself is reason to celebrate. For many of us winter is a struggle. But it’s important to look for the good, even amongst the bad. And that’s why I am taking part in Modern Mrs Darcy’s annual ‘Things That Are Saving My Life Right Now’ roundup. It feels even more important to look for the positives this year. Since the world outside seems filled with reasons to make us run and hide under your covers! Read more
I think we can all agree 2016 was a strange kind of year. Although good and bad things have happened, at times it’s been tempting for all of us to let the negatives outweigh the positives. But sometimes it’s nice to reflect on the moments that bring us joy, happiness and self-discovery. Especially when it seems like a lot of bad things have happened. So, although I’m quite happy to wave goodbye to last year I also want to take a moment to acknowledge the best things that happened to me in 2016… Read more
Christmas is just around the corner and I’m really excited. I love baking festive treats, watching cheesy films and buying the people I love presents. But for many Christmas is a stressful, lonely and sad time. It doesn’t have to be that way, which is why I have created a list of 20 ways to give back this Christmas. Read more
The clocks have turned back which means the nights are starting to get longer and the weather is getting colder. It’s officially autumn. For a pumpkin spice fuelled few, autumn and winter are magical seasons. But for others the long stretch of time between September and March can be hard. However this year, the Danes might just have a way to beat the Winter Blues. ‘Hygge’ is the word on everyone’s lips. It may defy a direct translation, but many are saying it’s the reason the Danes are the happiest nation on earth! Let’s look at how hygge can help you be happier this winter.