Don’t you just hate it when you’re in such a good mood and one person can ruin your whole day? That happened to me recently, and I realised there’s an easy way to avoid that.
So this year I decided to have quarterly reviews of my 2015 resolutions. Sad to say, they didn’t always make it up to the blog, but I did constantly remind myself of the challenges I set out to achieve, and even though I never wrote them down, it did seem to help, so I’m happy […]
That is what stared at me from a food advert yesterday: ‘Happiness in a hurry’. We pass hundreds of advertisements a day, they are literally everywhere, in shop windows crowding the street, on the newspaper that lies next to the sidewalk, the back window of a car, on your smartphone, at your office building, on the side […]
I always say I want to go hiking. I always say, we need to go there. I always end up saying it, again and again, but the mountains remain unconquered and the trails remain undiscovered. Until this year. I decided that I will go hiking. I decided we should go there. And I’m doing it.
This is something I learnt/realised this year, and unfortunately it only comes with age and life experiences. As a teenager/young adult I would observe my mother’s behaviour and vow never to react the same way, or get upset about the same (seemingly unimportant) things. Now that I’m older, I realise I do things differently and […]
Be grateful. It seems like something that’s so obvious to do and yet it happens so seldom. For example, you wake up, fit as a fiddle, healthy with good food to eat right there in your kitchen and a spring in your step, yet you don’t appreciate it. Then. One dat you wake up with a […]
I gaze out the window of a building in the city centre. I’m sitting on the 26th floor, doing something that I studied to become proficient in. I’m living my dream. I recently graduated with feelings of dread; where will I find work? Will anybody hire me? And if not, will I have to resort […]