Category Archives: Self

Happiness is like a jigsaw puzzle…..

Im a work in progress….

The road to happiness is not a one size fits all, do one magical thing and you get to live happily ever after.  I like to think of it like a jigsaw puzzle with many pieces required to make your happy picture make sense. Like jigsaw puzzles it will take time, effort and commitment to make it all come together. So where do we start?

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Thunder cloud or rainbow??

No thunder clouds here!

Imagine if others could see thought bubbles over our heads with the words that we are thinking as we go about our day… Would they see thunder cloud words, (negative) or rainbow type words (positive) thoughts emminating from you?

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Anger = fear…

Grrrrr….

If you want to see an angry, aggressive, defensive animal than all you need to do is find an animal that is scared. We all know that if you back an animal into a corner or threaten them they will get their hackles up, show their teeth and if you are not careful attack you.  This is a natural  instinctive reaction to a threat. Well you do realise that we too, are animals. Do you realise that when you are angry that you are actually afraid?

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Balance in challenging times

Tightrope gorilla

OOOOooo, this balancing thing is tricky!

Do you ever feel that walking through life is a bit like walking a tightrope? Some days go smoothly and some days you are gripping tightly onto the balance bar struggling to keep any stability at all. Continue reading

Values – are you living by your values?

Meerkat family

We value family and being together makes us happy little meerkats!

 

What do you value? Your values are the foundations of who you are. The more aware you are of your personal values, the easier it is to make a happy and fulfilling life. I see each value as a jigsaw puzzle piece and putting them all together makes the perfect picture of you. Do your values align with the way you are living? Continue reading

Bring back normality…..please???

Kangaroo thinking

Now let me think…what do I want my new normal to be like?

Remember the good old days??? Life rolled on and was what we fondly called normal.  2020 has thrown normality on it’s head and  tossed us around like waves on jaggered rocks.   In the rush to get back to normal we have an amazing opportunity to use this transition time to consider how we actually want our future normal to look. Continue reading

Take care……….

 

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Come here and let me give you a big hug….I’ll take care of you!

 

Hope you are enjoying the festive season. Wishing you all health, happiness and lots of love. This time of year can be very happy, but also for many can be quite stressful, so I hope that you can all take care. Take care of yourself and take care of each other. Here’s some tips to get you off to a great start…………. Continue reading

Rules or roadblocks?

Happy chameleon

I have no rules, I change to what ever I like whenever I like. I am happy as a pig in mud (or a chameleon in the garden).

Do you have rules for yourself or for others that dont do you or them any justice? Do these rules sometimes give you grief and make you judgmental,critical and down right hard to please? Continue reading

Are you an inflater or deflater?

Happy lioness

All my friends say I make them happier

Thinks of the happiest person you know…….what do you admire about them? Do you notice that they make you and those around them feel happy, positive and energized? Continue reading

Top tips for happiness

Pig helping lamb

I stay happy as a pig in mud by being kind to my little buddies.

Want to be happier?……….. four top tips to improve your happiness……………..

In all of my years of researching and learning about happiness, I have come to four top tips to practice on a daily basis that can really shift and improve your happiness levels. Continue reading