Category Archives: Health and wellness

Day 257: Walking and Creating Spaciousness on This Sunny Sunday

Apart from my morning stretch routine, I haven’t done any proper exercise for a week or so. I could see that it was a lovely sunny day so I went for a 30 minute brisk walk. I then spent the … Continue reading

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Day 255: A Sense of Calm and a Chinese Takeaway

That’s two days in a row now where things have been going well and I’m feeling calm. I’ve had more successes at work i.e. people emailing me or coming up with answers before I’m having to chase them, and things … Continue reading

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Day 248: An Evening of Self-Care

It’s so calming just staring at a perfect flower (in this case my geranium plant), especially when you know that you’ve grown it and nurtured it yourself. That’s also how I feel about my two lovely daughters. They said to … Continue reading

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Day 239: An Afternoon by the Sea Clears the Mind

The girls and I drove to my mum and dad’s in Herne Bay today. We took a packed lunch and sat in their garden to eat it so that we could still practise social distancing. Then we all popped down … Continue reading

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Day 137: Walking (and a Bit of Blogging) Helps with Lockdown Stress

Some people need stimulation from ‘other people’ and ‘things’ to be happy (group A) and some people can be happy from just being with themselves (group B). I think we have two in each group in our house. I’m in … Continue reading

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I Feel Like I’m Pedalling Backwards at the Moment

I really struggled to write anything this evening. I’ve done loads today, but couldn’t get any sentences out in any particular order to write about any of it. I always start a blog with the title and then the writing … Continue reading

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Day 101: Decluttering the Emotions

How is it possible to feel down whilst having a relaxing day in the garden? I have absolutely no idea. Anyway, I knew that exercise would help so I started with that. Here’s the full list of the pick-me-ups that … Continue reading

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I’m Not Ready for Death Cleaning Yet, But It Won’t Hurt To Learn About It

A friend told me about this book and I was intrigued, so I downloaded it from Audible to listen to on the train on the way to London to meet my friends (yes, I’m out two nights in a row!) … Continue reading

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Stress and Clutter on Your Shoulders

I had a bit of a lie in this morning being the weekend. My lunchtime meal with my friends had been cancelled, so pottered about the kitchen, moving my body as I knew that it would ease the aches and … Continue reading

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I think I’ve Earned a Day Off From Decluttering

It’s been 44 days since I started my challenge to take decluttering seriously and make small daily improvements around the house. Some days I’ve gone over the top and worked myself too hard like yesterday, so I gave myself permission … Continue reading

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