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Vegan Update: 6 months on

Vegan Update: 6 months on

It’s been six months since I made the transition from being vegetarian to being vegan and it was the best decision I EVER made. Every day is part of a learning curve for me. Making a solid transition to veganism has involved really trying to become informed about the farming industry and what this entails. The knowledge … Continue reading

New Year, New You?

New Year, New You?

I love this part of the year- I think the majority of people start to reflect on the highs and lows of the year gone by, lament the speed at which it has passed and then start to plan for a bigger and better year the next. I usually have a whole long list of … Continue reading

Mine’s a Cup of Bliss please…

Mine’s a Cup of Bliss please…

  bliss [blɪs] 1. Extreme happiness; ecstasy. 2. The ecstasy of salvation; spiritual joy. Phrasal Verb: bliss out Slang: To go into a state of ecstasy.   I realised something important today. I have been feeling really frustrated of late. The more yoga and meditation I have been practising, the more frustrated I have felt at … Continue reading

Out of the mouths of babes…

Out of the mouths of babes…

My 9 year old daughter is very special. I know we all think this about our children but she really is. I am clearly not very successful at concealing the moments I find more ‘stressful’ in my life and she is picking up on it. I try really hard to keep my emotions on an even keel and … Continue reading

Do not worry…

Do not worry…

  “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? … Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? … Therefore … Continue reading

It’s all about perspective: getting older

It’s all about perspective: getting older

perspective [pəˈspɛktɪv] n 1. a way of regarding situations, facts, etc., and judging their relative importance 2. the proper or accurate point of view or the ability to see it; objectivity – try to get some perspective on your troubles   (Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, … Continue reading

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Just a quick post for today – came across this amazing quote that a friend of mine had put onto her Facebook page and it rang so true with me that I just had to share it with you:  Everything is a matter of perspective in life isn’t it? How we choose (for it is always a choice) … Continue reading

Why rain is a good thing. Honest!

Why rain is a good thing. Honest!

Okay, so by lunchtime today I’d had conversations with 3 different people about how much they dislike the rain: my partner, a lady at the hospital and the Sainsbury’s delivery driver…so I’m thinking to myself, instead of wasting all this energy grumbling about it, let’s shift perspective and embrace it!! Yes, really :-) The reality … Continue reading