Category Archives: Wellbeing

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 233: A Week Off and A Glimpse of a Lifestyle Change

I have the next week off work starting tomorrow. I finished my last email around 9pm this evening and shut down my laptop until 1st Sept. Looking forward to some time off. Apart from a few appointments that I need … Continue reading

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Day 229: Dejunking My Mind, and Clearing the Clutter Castle By the Bed

Walking always energises me and clears my head, so as soon as I woke up this morning, I did my usual five minute stretch routine (don’t think I’ve mentioned that before) and then set off for a 30 minute walk … Continue reading

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Day 228: I Took it Easy Today… Reading Through Old Journals and Notebooks From a Decade Ago

I gave myself permission to relax today. I tried not to think of it as a waste of time, but instead treated it as time to rest my body and brain, and to try and recharge. I still did things … Continue reading

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Day 221: A Haircut (at Last) and a Social Distancing Barbecue With Family

When my phone rang 45 minutes before my hair appointment this morning, I thought that they were going to cancel it (I would have been devastated); however, they were telling me that they were running 15 minutes late. This worked … Continue reading

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Day 219: A Long Working Day, A Trip Out and a Cute Dog to Play With

As my husband has this week off work, he wanted to go and visit his dad and step mum. I was working but really wanted to go as we haven’t seen them for 7 months. It’s only an hour’s drive … Continue reading

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Day 217: Repotting the Citrus Trees, and Taking Time For Me

Just over an hour ago I said to everyone in the house that I need some time to myself, so I have come into the conservatory to write this. It feels like the first bit of me time I’ve had … Continue reading

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Day 200: By Identifying That Decluttering has Different Levels of Difficulty, it Motivated me to Move Forward

When I’m feeling stressed and headachy, my body and mind still want to declutter; however, it has to be something that doesn’t require decision making. What I’m finding is that there are different levels of decluttering and the ones that … Continue reading

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Day 199: Give Yourself an Awareness Break… but Maybe Clean one Window First

Doing is not always the way to get results. Give yourself an awareness break Mo Gawdat, Solve for Happy Mo Gawdat, in his book Solve For Happy, says that in order to be fully aware, we must do nothing. Today … Continue reading

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Day 178: I Needed a Restful Day Before Taking the Tent Down

That’s two nights in a row that my fitbit has shown 50 mins sleep early on in the night followed by 3 hours sleep around 6am. Not good! Me not being able to sleep is mainly to do with my … Continue reading

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