Nature is so handy, isn't it. A walk in beautiful countryside or along a coastal path can soothe and calm many troubles. Spending time in urban leafy areas can have a similarly restorative effect. And what's more, I find that even just thinking about, reading about or even looking at pictures of nature inspires peace … Continue reading Friday Quote: the beauty and joy of nature
There is no escaping the 2016 Olympics and Para-Olympics at the moment. It has been thrust into our lives whether we like it or not. So how can those of us who are not sporting superstars make the best of the Games? What have the Olympics ever really done for us? With a nod to Monty … Continue reading Friday Quote(s) – Five Reasons to Love the Olympics
There have been all sorts of interesting articles published in the run up to the 2016 Olympics in Rio. This one particularly caught my eye. As you will see, it suggests that a helpful way to achieve one's goals is to focus on the process, rather than being freaked out by the enormity of the … Continue reading Friday Quote: Focus!
I have had an unexpected and un-planned break from blogging this week. Life has been leaping and, as can sometimes happen, I have had to prioritise other things - yes, even over writing posts. One thing I have managed to protect is reading time, and I have just finished re-reading a magnificent book, How To … Continue reading Friday Quote: go with the flow!