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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 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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Day 166: The Never-ending Battle of Clearing Clutter From High-Traffic Areas of Your Home, and Motivating Tips

This morning I was feeling anxious and overwhelmed again with the clutter. It doesn’t seem to matter how many hours I spend decluttering, throwing things away, recycling and putting things in their place, the space in the high-traffic areas fill … Continue reading

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Day 163: Knowing How to Put up a Tent Can Really Save you Time

I’m posting this a day late because yesterday was manic getting things ready for my husband’s birthday which mostly had to wait until after I’d finished my work for the day. As usual, I took on too much and one … 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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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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Where Are The Cards When You Need Them?

It sounds simple doesn’t it – having a selection of cards readily available in case anyone in the house asks if I’ve got one? The cards are usually in a few different places around the house, but today I’ve moved … Continue reading

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View frustrations as treasured moments

Life gets busy when you are keeping the home clean and tidy, and earning money from your day job. So much so, that you can blink and miss the short period of time that the children are small. There are … Continue reading

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Being positive by asking yourself better questions

A few days ago I was listening to an audio programme by Tony Robbins (self-help author and motivational speaker) called Lessons in Mastery and although I’ve listened to it before, I felt like it was the first time I had heard this particular message.  It … Continue reading

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