Category Archives: Health and wellness

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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Quick Tidy of the Lounge Before My Massage

Just before my lovely friend came round to give me a massage this morning, I spent 10 mins tidying up the fireplace and mantlepiece. Also gave the room a quick once over with the duster and vacuum cleaner. There wasn’t … Continue reading

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Exercising before cleaning

Christmas came and went, and my job before and after that seemed to take over my life in the evenings and weekends. So much so, that I’ve neglected the house. Today I am faced with 2-3 hours to myself (as … Continue reading

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Recharging Batteries before Getting Organised

Sometimes the best use of our time is doing nothing and sometimes we just need to get organised. Sometimes the former needs to be done before you are in the right fame of mind to do the latter. No one … Continue reading

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Dinner and wine in the garden

After a challenging day at work, a meal and a small glass of wine in the garden is just what I need. It’s great having daylight for longer in the evenings; the sun was shining and the birds were tweeting … Continue reading

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Having trouble sleeping? Some food and drink suggestions to reach for…

Article first published as Beat Insomnia: Food and Drink that can Promote Sleep on Technorati. If you suffer from insomnia, it can be useful to include sleep-inducing foods in your evening meal or just before going to bed.  As a sufferer … Continue reading

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Back to the routine on Monday

The weather was gorgeous today so I spent some of it relaxing in the garden.  I always feel pleased with myself when I actually relax because I’m usually rushing around multi-tasking.  Of course I’m not going to admit that the relaxing … Continue reading

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