Value – Part I

This topic began as “time” and though I had no intention of even attempting to cover such a vast topic; it’s been on my mind a lot lately and I figured I could share my thoughts and perhaps gain some of yours in return. However, as I’ve been writing the consequent parts, this topic has…

Themes of Happiness

I would never consider myself a learned scholar but I have noticed a few key themes running throughout all the blogs, books and articles I’ve read when it comes to keeping healthy, happy and simple and thought you might like to hear them. Communication * stop living in the future –  Make Life Wonderful Now. *…

Value

We allocate our time where we allocate our money. I’ve got a couple of posts about this coming up, but I’d love to hear your own views on it. This is something that I’ve been realising over the past couple of weeks. I love to dance; but it takes me £10 and 35 minutes on…

Simplicity: The List

A couple of weeks ago, I found Man vs. Debt; a blog about so many different topics; mainly focusing around travel and money. One of the most inspiring things the family have done is to create a list of everything they own: totalling under 150 items between them [two adults, one child].  When I mentioned…

Failure: Dreams & Success

Last week, the vocalist from my favourite band, Otep Shamaya, posted this quote on their facebook page: “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” – Dr. Robert Schuller And it got me thinking. I would run a proper, full-day, paid workshop, sell my eBook and get some formal training…

The Year of Accomplishment

Affirming Two’Ten Everywhere I look, I’m seeing fabulous affirmations for this year. In the turn of a new decade; of leaving a year which was portrayed almost as ‘rock-bottom’; I can see the relief emanating from strangers in the street. The workbooks, to-do lists, books and blogs on resolutions are out; and they’re everywhere. Living…

Simplicity: Food

Something quite often overlooked in the simplistic lifestyle of the well-being from certain foods. Eating simply is something which really helps me to maintain my optimum energy levels, as well as being good for my bank balance and saving me time. Money Firstly, buy enough for just 6 days and use what you have left…

Simplicity: Happiness in Denmark

So, it’s a Friday morning in 2010, the snow is gorgeous, the sun is shining and I’ve just  found this wonderful article about the happiest people on earth. Welcome to Denmark. Part 1 – Safety, Minimalism and Marriage Part 2 – Success, Religion and Socialism Obviously it’s difficult to make an objective opinion from a…

Setting Goals in Motion

It’s the first week of January. And we all know that means: Some people make resolutions, others think “it’s just a new calendar” and others choose a theme to focus on. For anyone creating habits or aiming for goals, there is advice around this time of year for doing it efficiently, effectively and fast. However,…

Focus Habit

The Focus of Habits Firstly, happy new year to all and a good luck for all those resolutions you’ve made. As a part of my own self-improvement resolution, I’m forming new habits and I thought I could share what I’ve discovered with you. My word of the Year for 2010 is Focus. As 2009 drew…