Confession Time It’s a few days before Christmas and I haven’t written a card or sent gifts to my family in England. I have journals that list every card and gift that I have written for decades. I also usually make a note of the design of the cards sent to each person so I… Continue reading The Pressure of Christmas Gifts
I awoke grumpy and irritated. There seemed to be too much to do and everything was irritating me. Food in the fridge was going bad and needed cooking, dishes needed washing, unanswered emails, irritating social media posts, laundry to fold, optician appointment to make, repairs to organize. You may have days when you feel completely… Continue reading Fix Your Grumpy Morning
A Letter to Me Writing a letter to your younger self is a wonderful way to evaluate choices and make better ones going forward. Read mine and then why not write your own? Dear Trish, There is so much I wish you knew right now. Then again if you knew it, you wouldn’t be who… Continue reading A Letter To My Younger Self
What Is The Law of Attraction? What is this law of attraction stuff all about you ask? There are currently lots of books and videos available as well as many ‘gurus’ selling products and trainings based on this ‘Law.’ Much of the information is excellent, yet what you need to know is fairly straightforward. These… Continue reading The Law Of Attraction Made Simple
I have read hundreds of blogs, articles and books on success, happiness and how to live a happy life in the last few years. There is no one secret to happiness. There are ways to make life better, easier and hopefully, ultimately happier. The following list is a culmination of what I discovered. A list of… Continue reading A Guide To A Happy Life
Gratitude Is A Magic Marker I am learning that gratitude is a magic marker pen that allows us to draw a beautiful new life. On the opposite end of the pen is a transformative eraser, that reframes our problems into possibilities, creating a life that we can learn to love via the gift of gratitude..… Continue reading Gratitude Is A Magic Marker
Are you generally bragging or bitching? or to put it more politely are you focusing on the positive or the negative? Which are you guilty of? Most people fall into one of two camps. Either you delight in showing us your vacation photos, your new car, running stats, fancy dinner, children’s masterpiece and graduation videos.… Continue reading Bragging or Bitching?
Most of the people I meet who are in need of help are not desperately unhappy. They have simply reached a point where they are ready to make a change. Finally ready to work on the one thing that is between them and the life they want. Sometimes it’s about breaking a habit or thinking… Continue reading Are You Ready For Change?
If found following these 21 steps made me much happier. Be nice to everyone, from the person who delivers your mail to the people who you disagree with. Forgive yourself, you are human not a robot, you are not perfect and you will make mistakes. Smile at people and talk to strangers, it’s hard at… Continue reading How To Be Happy
Yesterday my friends and I were chatting about people who are hard to buy gifts for. We realized that worrying about what to buy people who don’t want or need anything is a pretty crazy first world problem It got me thinking about things that we feel that we ‘have’ to do rather than what… Continue reading Hope You 'Get To' Have a Merry Christmas