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?
There are so many things that we have to be thankful for: friends, family, jobs and even pets but it's so easy to get wrapped up in our busy lives and take the people that we see every day for granted. World Kindness Day (13th Nov) acts as a reminder to pause, count … Continue reading Lifestyle | Fun Ways To Celebrate World Kindness Day
This is a short but sweet Motivational Monday entry because the quote says it all. It's important to be an enthusiast about life because what will having a glass-half-empty attitude achieve? You don't know how many more trips around the sun you have, so no matter what difficulties or problems you're currently facing, sometimes you need to brush … Continue reading Motivational Monday | Lukewarm Is No Good
I've experienced a case of writers block today, when I have so many ideas in mind, it can be difficult to focus on just one and attempt to shape that into coherent sentences. Coincidentally, I've also become my own worst critic, which is proven by the fact that I have another Motivational Monday post written and saved in my … Continue reading Motivational Monday | Pay It Forward
Peter Pan, written by J.M. Barrie, has always been one of my all-time favourite stories. In the years following its publication, the tale was adapted for the big screen on more than one occasion, but perhaps most notably by Walt Disney in 1953. Children were drawn into the make believe land by stunning scenery, mesmerising mermaids and fantastical … Continue reading Motivational Monday | Life Lessons From Peter Pan
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% … Continue reading Motivational Monday | The Science Of Happiness
I'm quite a reflective person, I like to remember the good times - talk about them, write about them, photograph them - anything that helps to bring the memories back to life. I'm also very grateful for everything that I have in my life - the big, the small and everything in between - and I like to express … Continue reading Motivational Monday | Gratitude Journals & Memory Jars
Every great dream begins with a dreamer, though it's important to realise that your dreams won't always just happen to you; you may have to reach for them. If you find that opportunities don't present themselves, don't just wait around, put yourself out there and build a door; make your own opportunity. Whether it's a romantic … Continue reading Motivational Monday | Create Your Own Opportunities
If it wasn't already obvious, I love all things Disney, it holds a special place in my heart. My first career choice would always be Disney princess but if that's not to happen, then I'll settle for learning from them, as each princess has something to teach us. Whether it's Tiana's unrelenting gumption or Cinderella's … Continue reading Lifestyle | Which Disney Princess Is Your Role Model?
Wednesday 14th January, 2014 This is a day to remember on The Girl in Glasses blog for three reasons: If it wasn't already obvious, I have been nominated for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award, just take a moment to "ooh" and "arrr" at that image. I received a notification on WordPress to tell me … Continue reading Sisterhood Of The World Bloggers Award