At the height of my blogging, connecting with other like-minded individuals was easily one of my favourite aspects about creating content for the site. However, now that my work is based solely online, I have discovered a whole new forum for discussion while my blog has fallen victim to a serious case of neglect. If … Continue reading Let’s Connect!
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 … Continue reading June 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 … Continue reading May 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 … Continue reading April 2016 | Happiness Highlights
Since we are fast approaching the end of another month, I thought that I would find some time to share my happiness highlights from March. You know what they say, better late than never! #1: To welcome in the start of a new month I created a week long 'to-do' list with multiple tasks to complete each … Continue reading March 2016 | Happiness Highlights
#1: New month = New positivity. February is one of my favourite months of year and there are plenty of good times ahead! #2: HAPPY GROUNDHOG DAY! Today I started a new job and after reaching the final sentence in my first assignment, I lost all of my work. After resigning myself to the fact that I … Continue reading February 2016 | Happiness Highlights
On 1st January I wrote a post titled: "365 Reasons To Be Happy", where I vowed to write down one reason to be happy at the end of every day. This idea had a really positive response from readers, so I thought that I would share my monthly happiness highlights. #1: It is the start of … Continue reading January 2016 | Happiness Highlights
To kickstart my year, I received my very first blog award of 2016 from Rob @ The V-Pub during the early days of January. It was a lovely gesture as we had only recently discovered each others blogs and I'm certainly glad that we did, as The V-Pub has quickly become a regular drop in point for … Continue reading Champions Award
For some context, I recently submitted the article below as part of an application for a possible new writing gig, they challenged me with the task of producing a 200-word piece about "the first time I dyed my hair." Here it goes... The first time that I contemplated dying my hair, I had two choices: Embrace … Continue reading Fashion | How I Used Coffee To Resolve My ‘Premature Greying’ Existential Hair Crisis
Today is 'Blue Monday', otherwise known as the third Monday in January and, supposedly, the most depressing day of the year - but you can change that, you can always change that. I wanted to share a parable that derives from Native American tradition to help to explain... One evening, an elderly Cherokee brave told his … Continue reading Motivational Monday | Which Wolf Will You Feed?