Advice for a happy marriage from one who’s 28 years in…

28 years ago, on 19 May 1990, I married my best friend. We’ve had 2 amazing daughters, have a lovely home, are relatively comfortable and are extremely happy. What advice can I give a couple getting married today? Don’t take each other for granted– it’s very easy when you’re each doing your own thing, having […]

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Dear 21st Century Parents…

Firstly, I have to say that I fully appreciate that I may have my critics for the following post and I’m completely OK with that.  Here goes… Dear 21st Century parents, On my travels today, I came across a little person in a buggy/ stroller.  Not quite articulate with speech and certainly not completely potty […]

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An interview with myself…

I wanted to tell you a bit more about myself and thought that interviewing myself might be a good way to do just that… How do I feel at the moment? As of right this moment I feel excited, apprehensive and a little bit stressed because I am the MOB in less that two weeks!  […]

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Live your best life!…

Every so often we get a wake up call.  Something will happen that really brings the fragility of life home to us and makes us question our very existence in the here and now.  At times like this we re-evaluate our lives, and whether we’re squeezing every last drop out of them.  So. What would your eulogy say?  […]

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Bring more positivity into your life…

I find that people use the word positivity too often and without the right emphasis.  To me it seems to be bandied around at will and something for the bandwagon chasers to chase.  I find that positivity becomes the exact opposite of what it actually is when it isn’t used to correctly describe an activity for […]

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Cheeky little ‘Erase your face’ review…

I recently brought an Erase Your Face cloth not really knowing what it was and man why have I never had one of these in my life before??? If I’m honest I was more than a little skeptical about this actually working, but this amazing little cloth removes 100% of you make up (including waterproof) […]

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Ho’oponopono – what’s that you say?…

Put simply Ho’oponopono is the power of forgiveness. Dr Hew Len is a famous Hawaiian therapist who cured a ward of criminally insane prisoners without ever meeting one of them! How did he do it you ask? He used the Hawaiian practice of of Ho’oponopono.  He reviewed their files, and then healed them by healing […]

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Keep calm and commute…

As it’s the first day of the commuting week I thought I would share my tips for staying chilled on your travels! Your commute can be a very stressful part of the day. In my particular part of the world we have a notorious “car park” masquerading as a motorway, so I know just what […]

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The sounds and smells of warm weather…

Just sitting here on my sunny patio penning this I’m minded of the need to live for the moment. The sound of a bird singing. The sound of the ice cream ‘man’ calling buyers to his van for those sticky creamy treats – despite what you were told as a child those chimes mean there […]

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7 benefits of Laughing…

via Daily Prompt: Laughter Advice… Do whatever makes you laugh;  telling jokes, watching funny cat videos on YouTube or watching your favourite comedy! Laughter should be a listed as a super food. Of course it isn’t a food, but it does have some fantastic health benefits.  Laughing is good for your health… FACT!  Here’s 7 […]

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