Play The Hand You Are Dealt

Whenever I am stressed, anxious or both, I have noticed that I tend to turn to games like Solitaire and Scrabble and music. Unlike zoning out with a show or YouTube videos, games keep my mind engaged and I have to be paying attention to them (instead of my wild thoughts). I am actually in […]

Forgiveness

Anyone can hold a grudge, but it takes a person with character to forgive. When you forgive, you release yourself from a painful burden. Forgiveness doesn’t mean what happened was OK, and it doesn’t mean that person should still be welcome in your life. It just means you have made peace with the pain, and […]

Letting Go of Friendships

I’ve learned that things change, people change, and it doesn’t mean you forget the past or try to cover it up. It simply means that you move on and treasure the memories. Letting go doesn’t mean giving up… it means accepting that some things weren’t meant to be. It happens as we get older and […]

Mental Health In The Workplace

As we I am sure you already know, one in every four people will experience some kind of mental health problem each year. But probably more alarmingly, nine out of 10 of those people will experience stigma and discrimination because of it. This is often particularly prevalent in the work place. Why Mental Health In […]

Ways I Am Becoming Happier

Though my project happy (as I call it) is a work in progress I want to share with you 3 tips that have helped me on my journey. “To be happy, I need to think about feeling good, feeling bad, and feeling right in an atmosphere of growth.” I have thought about this a lot […]

The Girl That Falls Down

I’ve fallen down a lot recently but I have realised that falling down is part of life. But I have realised that I am only beaten if I fall down and don’t get back up again. As long as you keep getting back up you are going to eventually reach the goals you set for […]

Be Patient With Yourself

We are all damaged. We have all been hurt. We have all had to learn painful lessons. We are all recovering from some mistake, loss, betrayal, abuse, injustice or misfortune. All of life is a process of recovery that never ends. We each must find ways to accept and move through the pain and to […]

Discouragement and Failure

While it’s easy to use failure as a great way to get discouraged about your next endeavor, it’s a far better idea to use those emotions as fuel to drive you forward to eventual success. If there was an easy path to success then everyone would take it, and it wouldn’t be so in demand. […]

“Promise Yourself…

I want to share a poem by Christian D. Larson. “Promise Yourself… To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them To look at the sunny side of everything […]

The 12 Best Pieces Of Advice I Have Received

1. Remove the word “should” from your vocabulary as much as possible. 2. If you can’t control it, there’s no point worrying about it. 3. Stop trying to solve an irrational problem with a rational solution. 4. Don’t compare your behind-the-scenes with someone else’s highlight reel. 5. Remember that no one thinks about you as […]

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