15 ways to change your mood instead of smoking a cigarette

I’m sure I’m not alone in having one of those type of days. Yesterday lots of little things didn’t go according to plan and then there were things happening to friends and family that had me worried. So I looked at a friend’s pack of cigarettes and thought, I could just have one… Thankfully the… Continue reading 15 ways to change your mood instead of smoking a cigarette

Is Overwhelm and Comparison Stealing Your Joy?

When we compare ourselves and our achievements to others it can be tempting to become despondent. I have recently been around people  who seem to be doing really well, starting new businesses, decorating their homes, planning vacations – being successful. I had a depressing moment of comparison and it seems that poor little old me… Continue reading Is Overwhelm and Comparison Stealing Your Joy?

7 of the Happiest Places Online

Do you ever just wish you could go online and find happy stuff? be uplifted and feel better, rather than angry and frustrated ? I have put together a list of the happiest places online for your inspiration and consideration. Here are the links with description from the websites where available. 1. Daily Good “DailyGood was… Continue reading 7 of the Happiest Places Online

A Guide To A Happy Life

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

Hope You 'Get To' Have a Merry Christmas

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

Time To Let Go?

What are you holding onto from the past that is spoiling your life? What does it benefit you to keep holding on? Only you are responsible for your emotions. We often say “he/she makes me feel…” In reality only you have the power to make yourself feel anything, you can choose your emotions. You have… Continue reading Time To Let Go?