Half A Year Later – 2012 Goals Update

Seeing as we’re just over halfway through the year already (seriously, where has this year gone?!), I thought it would be a good idea to look back at the list of goals I posted at the beginning of the year, and give you an update on the progress (or lack thereof, as I’m pretty sure a few of the goals I had were only there so I could have at least 10 things to post).  Continue reading →

Learning To See Through Glasses Of Truth

Love Is The Movement tattoo 2009

I have realised (and not for the first time either) if I truly want to be happy I need to a) fall in love with myself (falling in like with myself first would probably be a good start tbh), and b) stop taking things personally.

The thing is, I have this underlying feeling I’m not good enough for anyone, or anything: smart, cool, pretty, likeable, loveable – whatever, it doesn’t matter because it’s not me. Sometimes I just feel like the out-of-place weird, gawky kid that had glasses bigger than her face and no friends.  Continue reading →

Happiness Activity: Acts Of Kindness

kindness in words creates confidence.
kindness in thinking creates profoundness.
kindness in giving creates love.
Lao Tzu

Seeing as ‘acts of kindness’ is apparently one of the happiness activities that I may find the most rewarding, I have decided I am going to do five good deeds per week – no matter how small (I was going to say no matter how big, or small – but let’s be realistic here, I can’t afford to pay for someone to go on a round the world trip, so that just ain’t gonna happen).

Apparently if you’re going to do 5 small things for others for optimum ‘happiness results’ it’s best to do them all in one day, otherwise they may not be distinguishable from what you would normally do, but I figure baby steps first, right? Right. Anyway, here’s what I’ve done so Far:  Continue reading →

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