June 2016 | Happiness Highlights

June was a month filled with highs and lows, but writing my Happiness Highlights allowed me to focus on the positive and appreciate each passing day, whatever the case may be. #1: Indulging in my favourite treat, a Chinese takeaway (char siu fried rice). #2: Family coming together to support one another following a bereavement. #3: Despite some doubts, not […]

May 2016 | Happiness Highlights

You might have been wondering whether I’d jumped into a DeLorean time machine recently, since that would provide a reasonable explanation for 1) My absence, and, 2) Writing about May in July. Unfortunately though, the actual reason is far less exciting, so in an effort to now catch up on blogging, here are my happiness highlights from the month […]

April 2016 | Happiness Highlights

#1: Finishing work, listening to music while packing for a weekend at Stephen’s. #2: Taking a trip to the cinema to watch Zootropolis (2016) and exiting with THE biggest smile on my face. #3: Making plans and edging ever closer to booking our next family holiday. #4: An unexpected, but welcome, email out of the blue. #5: Stretching out on the sofa and […]

Blogmas #3 | Manchester Christmas Markets

Due to unforeseen and unfortunate circumstances, I haven’t been able to write a blog post every day throughout December but I’m going to continue to number the entries, as I still hope to get more posts published this month than ever before. Last week, we took some time out to visit the Manchester Christmas Markets […]

Blogmas #2 | The Christmas Tag

As we are now in the month of December, you will notice that almost everyone has gone Christmas crazy but who can blame them with only 22 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS! I saw the Christmas Tag being passed between blogs and making appearances on Twitter yesterday, so I thought that I would get into the spirit […]

Motivational Monday | The Science Of Happiness

If you are familiar with my blog and more specifically my Motivational Monday series, then you might have noticed that I’m somewhat of a happiness activist. I like to promote happiness by sharing tips on how you may be able to increase your contentment, though I’m also realistic and know that people are not going to be 100% […]