How balanced are you?

We are trying to get a little balance in our lives....

We are trying to get a little balance in our lives….

Do you often feel like you are juggling glass balls….pushed and pulled in 50 different directions? Or do you just feel like you don’t get time to do what you enjoy and love? We are often told that balance is the key to a happy and healthy life…… but for many of us our life is completely out of whack. Let’s face it……life gets busy and it can be so hard to find that mysterious “balance”. Continue reading

Gratitude…..turns lack into enough!

We are grateful for our baby!

We are grateful for our baby!

 “Gratitude turns what we have into enough”. 

Do you realise that when you live each day grateful for what it brings, that you magically lose that sense of lacking? When you are grateful for what you actually have, somehow what you have can be enough. Continue reading

How happy are you?

I am a happy little pig!

I am a happy little pig!

Where do you sit on the happiness scale…..if totally miserable is 1 and deliriously happy is 10…where do you fit in? Do you say that you wish you were happier but do little to improve your situation? Do you make up excuses for your lack of happiness? Do any of these statements come out of your mouth form time to time? “I’ll be happier when: I get a different job, when I have more money, when I meet that someone special, when I get a new car, when I have more time, when I lose weight etc. etc.” Do you want to know a secret? Continue reading

What’s in your toolbox?

I use a rock to crack the nuts. Yum!

I use a rock to crack the nuts. Yum!

So what is in your tool box?  No not hammers and screwdrivers I am talking about your coping tool box?  As we age and grow we gather an amazing assortment of “tools” that we then can use on a daily basis to help us work through things.  Life can get really tough and we all get thrown curve balls but if we can realise that we all have the resilience and useful tools that we can draw on, amazingly somehow we always get through.  So what sort of things are hidden in your toolbox?……………… Continue reading

What is your greatest asset?

I choose to think positive, I choose to think positive...Ummmm

I choose to think positive, I choose to think positive…Ummmm

When you have a problem what is your greatest asset?  Could it be a loved one, a friend, your faith or maybe even in a book?  Just lately it has become very apparent to me that our greatest asset is very close to each and every one of us, we all have this help within our reach and we can reach it 24/7. So what is it you ask? Continue reading

Happiness….luck or intention?

How lucky am I? A lucky lady bug on a happy four leaf clover

How lucky am I? A lucky lady bug on a happy four leaf clover.

Some people believe that happiness occurs more by luck or chance rather than by choice or intention.

I am happy because I am lucky that I have a job I love, that I am happy because I am lucky to live in a place that I love and I am happy because I am lucky that my family life is content. So does that mean that I believe that luck does play a part in happiness? Continue reading

The true joy of Christmas………..

We are always kind to each other...not just at Christmas

We are always kind to each other…not just at Christmas

They say that the true joy of Christmas is in the giving.  Do you feel better when you give someone a gift or do you feel better when you give of yourself? Is it when you go shopping and buy presents or it when you give of yourself that you feel real joy? Continue reading