My Perfect Place of Paradise

As I climbed out of the taxi my head ached, my chest hurt and my mind was spiralling out of control like a washing machine stuck on high spin unable to stop. I couldn’t get that horrid work email out of my thoughts and I could feel the obsessive thinking kicking [...]

By |2017-09-28T18:50:51+00:00September 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Solving the Happiness Equation

I do love a good equation. It’s probably down to my science background, having studied Chemistry at university. It often helps to understand and explain complex things. Recently whilst looking on the Internet I came across Mo Gawdat, a Chief Business Officer for Google, who claims to have come up with [...]

By |2017-09-21T20:30:46+00:00September 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s a Dog’s Life

When I got married to Andrew, 18 years ago, we used to fantasise about our future life together. Our dreams were inspired by River Cottage and featured an idyllic countryside location and some children, but largely focused on the animals that would live with us. We imagined hens, ducks, dogs and [...]

By |2017-09-14T20:14:14+00:00September 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Small Acts of Kindness

If there's one thing I hate more than mornings, it's the daily rush hour commute. I know I can’t be alone in my sentiments, statistics from 2016 stated that in the U.K., approximately 3.7 million spend over 2 hours getting to and from work. That's a whole lot of people stuck [...]

By |2017-09-07T18:50:51+00:00September 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments