Make a decision your future self will thank you for…

We live in a society that floods the media with ideals of the perfect body, the perfect face, the perfect hair. Just one glance at magazines and you are met with 'lose 8lbs in 8 days', 'on trend looks for spring' and 'how she got her body back post-baby'. It's exhausting! But yet, ignoring those … Continue reading Make a decision your future self will thank you for…

‘The Yes Girl’ – Adventures in Positivity

Have you ever seen the film 'Yes Man'? It is based on a book by Danny Wallace, and after watching the movie I immediately scooted online to buy the book! "Yes Man" is the story of what happened when Danny, after a chance encounter with a mystery man on a late-night bus, decided to say … Continue reading ‘The Yes Girl’ – Adventures in Positivity

‘It’s not what they take away from you that counts – it’s what you do with what you have left.’ ~ Hubert Humphrey

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Theodore Roosevelt - In the summer of 2010, my family were dealt a cruel blow with the news that my 34 year old cousin, John, was ill. John's health hadn't been the best for a while but it took a long time for … Continue reading ‘It’s not what they take away from you that counts – it’s what you do with what you have left.’ ~ Hubert Humphrey

Running on Empty

Attention: Wordy Post Ahead..... Two of my Thirty Before 30 involve running. Running is something I've fairly recently taken up and no one was more surprised that I to find that I actually enjoy it. While I'm never going to be a competitive runner, nor am I going to be ready for a marathon quite … Continue reading Running on Empty

30 Before 30: Misadventures in Crochet

For part of the month of January I have been confined to bed-rest after an operation to repair my perforated eardrum. As bored as I have been, I have been able to use the time to achieve one of my 30 before 30., specifically #12 - Learn a new craft. Just after Christmas I asked … Continue reading 30 Before 30: Misadventures in Crochet

30 Before 30: A Challenge

2013 has dawned on us all too suddenly and I now find myself in the year I turn 30. Having always been up for a challenge, I thought there would be no challenge better than to give myself the '30 before 30' challenge. The thoughts and feelings that come with hitting a certain number of … Continue reading 30 Before 30: A Challenge