Happiness · Lifestyle

What makes a lasting friendship?

For an entire year of blogging about happiness last year, not once did I mention something incredibly important – friendship! Perhaps it’s this year’s wisdom focus that has spurred me on to blog about one of the most important subjects to our wellbeing – having good friends. I have been thinking about friendships a fair… Continue reading What makes a lasting friendship?

Happiness · Life Planning · Lifestyle

Lessons of Happiness from 2017

2017 comes to a close and what a year it’s been! At the start of the year, this blog didn’t even exist and I embarked on a journey of attempting to complete a hundred things that would contribute towards my goal and word of the year: Happiness. So how did I fare? I am happy… Continue reading Lessons of Happiness from 2017

Creativity · Happiness · Meditation · Self Esteem

Musical Meditation: The Blues Harmonica

One night last year, I awoke from a spectacular dream. I had been playing blues on the harmonica in the spotlight on a small stage with an audience cheering me on. Upon awakening, I immediately decided that I needed to learn the harmonica and an hour later I had signed up to group lessons. Little… Continue reading Musical Meditation: The Blues Harmonica

Happiness · Life Planning · Lifestyle

Reaching your goals

I started this blog in as part of my ‘100 things to do in 2017’ challenge. The list I made contained all sorts of life goals – from going to interesting places, spending time with friends, working on personal wellbeing, finances and broadening my horizons in terms of learning. Setting personal goals is a great… Continue reading Reaching your goals

Happiness · Lifestyle · Mindfulness

Treasure Your Love With Gratitude

Today I am writing about treasuring and valuing the impermanence of all things and people in life. Sometimes we can forget what treasures – whether large or small – we have in life and take things for granted. Worse still, we can spend time wishing that people could be different or that things could be… Continue reading Treasure Your Love With Gratitude

Happiness · Lifestyle

The Happiness of Song

I’ve written so many posts about mindfulness lately, that I decided to share a bit of fun that I have enjoyed today – singing. I think music is such a wonderful thing and can even turn a dark day into a brighter one. Singing is something that makes me incredibly happy. I’m not a good… Continue reading The Happiness of Song