Rejection can take a huge toll on self esteem. I remember even at Primary School sitting with my best friend and 2 boys, and asking them which of us they would 'go out with', and them both choosing her. I still remember that moment, & my memory is terrible (!), which shows what a deep … Continue reading 5 Ways to Deal with Romantic Rejection
Love this quote from the really inspiring Davina McCall's new book 'Lessons I've Learned' - making me very tempted to buy the whole book and she clearly has a lot of wisdom to share! Setting yourself overly high standards is one thing that can be destructive to your wellbeing, expecting other people in your life … Continue reading Boost of the Day
If you've made someone smile or brought someone some happiness today, that is enough. That is what the world needs - people simply bringing more joy to others. Make this your aim and motivation today...
Two men, both 69, both incredibly talented, both lives taken away by cancer this week. These men grabbed life by the balls. They followed their passions, spoke their minds and inspired a great deal of people. They can at least rest peacefully knowing they made the most of their time. Life is short. Don't delay … Continue reading RIP Bowie and Rickman
Christmas and my birthday are now over, and I have felt overwhelmed by the love and generosity from people in my life. It's really made me realise that material possessions, career success etc. are not what we should be chasing for happiness. That's what I used to be so concerned about. All that matters is who … Continue reading Boost of the Day #135: Happiness is…
It really is the small acts that make a difference to people. A kind word or action can completely change someone's mood, day and even life. Bear this in mind when you go about your normal daily routine, and the world will be a better place.
There will be days when you feel down and days when you will feel in a great mood. If you're feeling down, listen to what you need to bring you back up again. Maybe it's a restful evening, a chat with a good friend or exercise. If you're feeling great, use that loving energy to … Continue reading Boost of the Day #130: Giving love vs Self love
Over 12 days in the lead-up to Christmas, I’ll be writing 12 posts all about boosting your wellbeing… On the 10th day of Christmas my true love gave to me… 12 quotes to inspire and live by, 11 song lyrics and movie quotes to boost and motivate, 10 websites for when life gets tough, 9 ways … Continue reading 12 Days of Xmas Wellbeing: Give out love
Focus on the friendships which make you happy - stuff everyone else's negativity where it belongs!