Tag Archives: happiest

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

How grateful are you?

I am grateful for my mummy, gum leaves and tall trees that keep me safe.

I am grateful for my mummy, gum leaves and tall trees that keep me safe.


Did you know that studies have shown that there is a direct correlation between your happiness and how grateful you are? Here is a thought for you to ponder …….What if you woke up today with only the things that you were actually grateful for yesterday?………. Continue reading

How do you talk to others?

Stop talking at me! It makes me sad!

Stop talking at me! It makes me sad!

How do you talk to others? Is your language positive and supportive? Do you have a calm tone? Do you actually listen to others before you talk? Would others think that you actually care about them and what they are saying by the way you interact with them? Do you find that others do not respond well to you or what you have to say? Now as I have said many a time, no one is perfect and we all have had times where we have communicated poorly. We may have been domineering,  patronising, negative, grumpy, over the top, insensitive, looked like we are not listening or even been down right rude. But this week’s challenge is to pay attention to how we communicate with those around us? In particular those closest to us…….. Continue reading

Knowledge is power………

So much to learn.....

So much to learn.....

One of my favourite sayings is “When we know better we do better” by Maya Angelou.  It is okay to make mistakes, we all make them…. but it is a real shame not to learn from them . Continue reading

Happy 2012….May your year be filled with GRATITUDE!

 

I am so grateful for this piece of ice

I am so grateful for this piece of ice

Happy 2012 and Happy first of the month reality check time…….For my New Years Resolution I have chosen one theme for the year……………..GRATITUDE!  I have discovered that I am happiest when I am truly grateful and that I am unhappiest when I lose sight of this.  So everyday I shall be grateful; when I am sad, I shall be grateful; when I want more, I shall be grateful and most importantly when any negativity creeps in, I shall be grateful.  Being truly grateful, not just saying it…but really feeling it, can lighten any aspect of life.

I love this quote below…..It says it all…… Continue reading