The Wellbeing Journal…

I’ve been looking for a journal that inspires me and motivates me into writing in it.  There are some great ones out there such as Start where you are by Meera Lee Patel or Gratitude Journal by Natalie Fox.  But I wanted something that combines gratitude, motivation, mindfulness and reflection, so The Wellbeing Journal in aid […]

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Chip shop post…

I have had such a busy day driving around what seems like half the UK, that I have had to resort to fish and chips for supper! Whilst I’m waiting for the beautiful golden batter to get nice and crispy – rather while I actually wait for my order to be cooked – I thought […]

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Some ways to start loving yourself right now!

“No one is you, and that’s your super power!” – Maya Angelou Self love is something that we simply don’t do enough of. And if we spoke to Joe Bloggs on the street the way we talk to ourselves sometimes, we wouldn’t be making friends that’s for sure. So if we wouldn’t talk to a […]

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More Tarzan than just Zen!..

Move over meditation you have been eclipsed by the “supersized” dynamic relaxation of Sophrology! Sophrology is more like what Matthew McConaughey does in Wolf of Wall Street!  Think meditation on acid. More Tarzan than just Zen! Developed in the 1960’s in Spain and with its origins in Yoga, Sophrology has now jumped the Chanel and […]

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1000 views; thank you…

  HELLO EVERYONE, Just a quick post to say a HUGE thank you for helping me reach 1000 views on my blog.  I am completely bowled over by you guys taking the time to view my blog.  Blogging is completely new to me, and something that I thought I would try this year. I am […]

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Howzit: my South African Shop Haul…

I’m not South African to start with but it is my second home. I have a number of friends still living out there and I visit regularly. In order to get my South African “fix” on a regular basis I visit my local South African shop. Here are the essentials I’ve purchased most recently – […]

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The Simple Things Mag review…

I believe I might have come a bit late to the party on this one, but recently I discovered The Simple Things magazine; and now I know what has been missing from my life! It all started when… I was mooching through the “alternative”/ “New Age”/ “Spiritual” section of my local WH Smith, when I […]

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What can we learn from our pets…

Before I start I’m referring to dogs in this post, but the content applies to any pet… from Iguanas to Llamas! What our furry four-legged companions teach us about bringing more joy into our own lives. Be yourself … When was the last time you caught your Schnauzer asked you if their butt looked big? […]

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My top ten positive quotes…

Due to the pretty pants time I’ve had over the past couple of day I thought I would share the quotes that keep me going.   Not all of these wonderful quotes are attributed to people; some of them are what I’ve simply overheard and have jotted down.  I hope you like them as much as […]

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(Wo)Man’s best friend…

It’s a sad blog post today I’m afraid. Yesterday my heart was ripped from its moorings, safe in my chest, and was splattered to the four winds; for our beautiful, handsome, amazing, liquorice Labrador Archie left us to take up his new home in “Doggy Heaven”. My beautiful Big Bear had been off colour recently, […]

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