now about you but this lockdown feels even more challenging than the last one. Back last Spring it was all so new. Maybe we thought it would go on for a few weeks, perhaps a month or two but certainly not for years… Surely not! My perspective now is quite different. To me it feels a bit like we are in a war, and I recognise that wars can go on for years and years. It feels harder to keep a good sense of perspective. These coronavirus lockdown days will surely end one day. In the meantime, it’s even more important to make sure I am taking good care of myself.
Category Archives: Gratitude
7 Tips for Good Self-care in these crazy coronavirus days
These days are challenging for may of us. I am missing many things from my normal life and yet these days are bringing me new opportunities. I have been reflecting on what would be useful to post about – that you are not getting from elsewhere . Here are a few tips that I helpingContinue reading “7 Tips for Good Self-care in these crazy coronavirus days”
Shift your mood and find your gratitude
I had gotten off a call with a friend. I felt so much warmth between us on the call that it was almost palpable. He told me that he had seen this photo of me, as it had been posted on FaceBook. He mentioned it as he was speaking about history – my history andContinue reading “Shift your mood and find your gratitude”
Do You make mistakes?
I know that I do make mistakes and sometimes they are big ones – ones that I really wished I hadn’t made. Sometimes when you make a mistake you can do real damage. You can hurt yourself, or other people. For example, if you do a bad mistake whilst driving you might cause an accidentContinue reading “Do You make mistakes?”
Is Happiness an Inside Job?
A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege and the honour to speak at the First ever Serious Waffle Session.
As a trainer and facilitator, I am used to standing up in front of people and talking to them. But I had never given a proper speech before!! Truth be told, I was terrified! Agreeing to give this talk was challenging me in more ways than I had bargained for. Is happiness an inside job?
Opening the Door on Gratitude
The other day I managed to lock myself out of the house. Did that ever happen to you? I had just come back from holiday and I was on a planned Skype call. I was expecting a furniture delivery but it wasn’t scheduled til later. So of course on this occasion my furniture arrived EARLYContinue reading “Opening the Door on Gratitude”