Tag Archives: gratitude

Being happy in challenging times

How can I be happy with you staring at me?

Let’s face it – 2020- 21 has not been easy. In such difficult and everchanging times it can be hard to stay positive and even harder to feel happy.  All studies show the more resilient you can be the more likely you are to adapt and be able to cope with day-to-day challenges.

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

Diet time – for the mind

yoga kitten

I love my kitty yoga – It’s a great way to exercise my body and my mind

Why is it that we are so focused on diets, how we look and how defined our abs are and sadly not as focused on our minds, self awareness and thoughts? Continue reading

Think like a K.I.N.G

smiling lion

I always think like a king, after all I am the king of the jungle! I am one happy lion!

Question: What is something that we do every waking moment of every single day? It affects our physical and mental health and definitely affects our happiness levels. It will determine how our day goes and will definitely have an impact on our future. Continue reading

G.R.E.A.T. S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

black chimpanzee smiling

I am so happy and a GREAT SUCCESS!

We all just want to be happy right? Do you know what makes you happy? Continue reading

You are the builder of your life!

 

Messy dog

“I made this mess now I have to sleep in it” How can that be fair?

It is not often that I use other’s words on “happy as a pig in mud” but I read this fable last night and knew straight away that I had to put it on my blog: Continue reading

Gratitude makes you happier!

happy little piggy

I’m so grateful that I cant stop smiling!

It is very hard to be cranky when you are being grateful.

I know some days looking for things to be grateful about is harder than others but as long as you are alive, there are always many things to be grateful for. Continue reading

Is there a formula to happiness?

How dare you say that I am angry!

Happy?? I’m not happy!

Well happiness is not the same for everyone, because luckily we are all different. The one thing I know is that happiness is not handed to us on a plate. It is something that we must work on from within and on a daily basis to achieve. Continue reading

Image

Christmas random acts of kindness

Helping elephant

You can always be kind!

Every now and then there is a feel good news story that makes you want to be a better person, and a recent random act of kindness story did just that for me. 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