Tag Archives: relaxing

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 241: Let Clutter Be Your Teacher, Uncovering Feelings That are Buried Deep

I was vacuuming the lounge earlier and had to stop to write a few things down. It got me thinking that when I am doing something else, the words flow from my mind so much quicker than when I’m sitting … 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 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 202: A Lazy Morning Energised me to Declutter Like Crazy in the Afternoon

Don’t you just love it when you have a day booked off and you can actually have a lazy morning and not worry about doing anything or going anywhere? My girls are on school holidays now so my eldest daughter … 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 191: Presents, Pancakes, MacDonalds, Cake, Cleaning & a Movie

The large balloon floated out of the box as my daughter opened it. It looked amazing with the heart shaped confetti inside and the message on the front; definitely worth the money. My youngest loved all of her presents and … Continue reading

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Day 177: A Scorching Hot Day – Perfect Timing for a Day Off

I have a couple of days off work and it couldn’t have come at a better time as the weather is hot! I’ve also still got tension in my head and neck so I wouldn’t have enjoyed working on the … Continue reading

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Day 172: A Social Distancing Day Out to See Family, A Box of Memories, and An Evening of Board Games

Being Father’s Day tomorrow it gave me a good reason to drive to Herne Bay with the girls to see my mum and dad in their garden. I’ve spoken to them loads and Skyped occasionally, but it was so lovely … Continue reading

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Day 131: De-stressing the Muscles and Doing Some Planning

Today was one of those days where I woke up a bit achy round the neck and shoulders which was giving me one of my tension headaches. It was probably all the gardening over the last couple of days or … Continue reading

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