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30 More quotes on gratitude

As part my series on gratitude, I included 30 quotes on gratitude. But there are so many out there, so I've compiled 30 more. 30 More quotes on gratitude "Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into...

5 TED Talks on Gratitude

As part of my series on gratitude, I thought it would be useful to include some videos from TED. TED talks on Gratitude These are my 5 favourites: Want to be happy? Be grateful by Brother David Steindl-Rast Nature. Beauty. Gratitude by Louie Schwartzberg How a penny...

10 Must-haves for a meditation room

One of my goals has been to create a healing space, both for myself and my clients. I've been using Pinterest to get lots of ideas and created a vision board for what I want it to look, feel, sound and smell like. So here are my 10 must-haves for my mediation room. 10...

Goals for August 2018

Why review your goals? In this post, I'm reviewing the goals I made in July and setting some goals for August. Why? In Leonie Dawson's My Shining Year workbook, she uses a quote that says: 80% of people don't think of goals 16% of people don't write their goals down...

30 Powerful quotes on gratitude

As part of my series on gratitude, I'd like to share 30 of my favourite powerful quotes on gratitude 30 Quotes on Gratitude "Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude." ~ A.A. Milne "This a wonderful...

10 Simple gratitude practices that you can start today

As I've said many times, practicing gratitude has helped me be happier in my life and get through some tough times. Practicing gratitude is really easy. Its just saying thank you. Thank you for the gifts you have received, in whatever packaging they came in, whether...

10 Simple ways to increase your energy levels that work

As a busy mum and carer, the one thing I always wanted was more energy. When I had more energy, I was better able to cope with what life threw at me, my vibration was higher and I was a nicer person to be around. When I was tired, everything felt harder. It was harder...

New month, new goals

Normally, I would set goals at the beginning of the year, and I did. But my change in circumstances means I now have more time to work towards the goals that are important to me. So now I'm setting some new goals. I call it Project: Get a Life! New goals Homeschooling...

Starting a new chapter

If you've been following me or my blog, you'll know that I took time out of my business, and life generally, to care for my dad. Sadly, he passed away last month. The privilege of caring As you can imagine, it's been a difficult time, but I take solace in the fact...

Waiting for the no-talent police…

Are you waiting for the no-talent police to get you? In her book "The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It" Dr Valerie Young, cites many successful people who feel like impostors....

Update: what I’m up to…

It's been a while since I've used the blog, so I kinda feel like I should give you guys an update. Carer I had to step back from my business because of my dad's deteriorating health. He's still with us, and has good days and not so good days. He's losing weight and...

101 Goals for 2017

Last year, I set myself 100 goals for 2016, and whilst I didn't achieve all of them, I achieved an awful lot more last year, than I have in past years. In doing so, I noticed a shift in perspective. I actually started looking for opportunities, and I took them. So in...

Is your website at risk of being hacked?

I have a couple of websites that I own and have built myself. As a result, I've gotten reasonably confident using Wordpress. One thing that I've set up is an email to let me know if someone is locked out of my site, so that I can contact them to see if I can help....

Website basics: choosing a domain name

I’m a Life Coach, so I want you to know I’ve been where you are. I know that you are creative, resourceful and whole, however, I also know that I’m very lucky in that techy stuff doesn’t scare me. If something goes wrong, then I don’t blame me, a think about the...

Finding Hygge

Until yesterday, I'd never heard of Hygge (pronounced HOO-gah). However, I've been reading Pia Edberg's book "The Cozy Life: Rediscover the Joy of the Simple Things Through the Danish Concept of Hygge", and discovering what it is and what it means for me. What is...