Past-Lives – Is there a connection?

I have always been curious about past-lives and intrigued by stories of people who claim to remember the previous lives they have lived. I have read such stories with a cynical view. It's the age-old 'well, if it hasn't happened to me, how do I know it really exists?"...

A Journey of Self-Discovery

The last year has been monumental for me. I have assessed the direction of my life and altered its course. Much of this journey of self-discovery has been guided by what some would call fate. Fate isn't something I previously would have given airtime but it's the best...

How Setting Up A Business Can Cost You More Than You Think

It’s unlikely that you’re going to set up a business for the fun of it (though, if you pick a business that’s right for you, it will also be fun). You’re setting up a company to make money. And given enough time, hard work, and a pinch of luck, then this is what’ll...

My Favourite Things – July

Family July passed too quickly for me too say we did much. However, we did end the Month with a spur of the moment day trip. It was after the long weekend of rain and, after all the glorious weather we had before, I developed some serious cabin fever. To rectify that...

As One Door Closes, Another One Opens

It is true what they say, you know.  As one door closes, another one opens.  I’ve been dithering for the last goodness knows how long over the direction my blog is taking.  It can be said that it is directly linked with the direction my life is taking...

My Day Zero Project – May 2018 Update

**PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT** From today on my Day Zero Project update will be on the first Sunday of a month instead of the last. Now, I’ve said that, it’s time to get down to business. This month has been a bit of a busy one.  We’ve acquired a rabbit, I’ve...

5 things to remember when trying to lose weight

This week I decided to put some space between my weigh in and writing this post. And, I am glad I did.  After standing on the scales Friday morning I felt serious weigh-in day disappointment. Not because I had gained weight - nor had I even stayed the same - no,...

Back on the wagon… the first weight loss with Weight Watchers

It’s never easy admitting that you need to actually take something like weight loss seriously.  Getting lost in complacency happens though.   For the last 8 months I have been gradually losing weight.  In fact, by June I had lost 42lb (that’s 3...

6 Simple Steps to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

You have always been a huge health advocate and you do your best to workout as often as you can. It is very important to you to stick with a healthy routine, not only for your physical health, but also for your mental wellbeing too. For years you have been looking for...

How to Encourage Your Children to Play More Sport

Every parent wants their child to be active and to also make friends. Sport is a fantastic way for you to get the best of both worlds, not to mention that it also helps them to get some friendly competition as well. Choosing a Sport The first thing that you need to do...

A new journey…

It’s the start of a new journey for me.  Feeling overwhelmed with life is extremely common in the modern world.  We are constantly available and rarely switch off from the outside world. With social media, smart phones, and all manner of peripherals to keep...

Feeling Stuck? Here’s How to Make a Change

We all feel like we're stuck sometimes. You think that your life isn't going anywhere, or maybe you're not reaching the goals that you set for yourself. Whether you have career goals or there are things that you want in your personal life, it's difficult when nothing...

Mitchell’s Fold Stone Circle

My fascination with stone circles has been a part of me for as long as I can remember. However, I had never visited one. I have no legitimate excuse as to why, except that I simply never had. Was it a lack of opportunity? A lack of suitable companions? Or a lack of...

Ways To Embrace The Cold (And Why It’s Good For Us)

Pexels We've grown up to believe the cold to be bad for us. During the winter, we stay trapped inside our home, wrapping up our kids, and panicking about getting the flu if we accidentally turn the tap too cold! But amazingly, the cold is actually good for us! We...

How To Plan The Ultimate Winter Family Getaway

When you become a parent, your whole life changes - everything becomes about your children and family life which has a huge impact on how you lead your life. While a lot of parents choose to reduce the amount that they travel once they have kids, this doesn’t...

Large Family Holidays – A week at Wild Meadow

We have recently returned from a great summer holiday in a beautiful eco cottage set in the heart of the countryside.   About Wild Meadow We found Wild Meadow by accident. It was mentioned by Helen at Treasure Every Moment and when I saw it I knew it was going to...

Go Under-the-Radar in Southeast Asia

Photo Credit Southeast Asia has been firmly established on the backpacker’s trail for a number of years now, and you may be wondering whether there is anywhere that you can go which has not already filled about a thousand other Instagram feeds. Well, the answer is...

Making Travel Work Financially For You

Image Credit If you are someone who likes to travel a lot, then you will be probably quite keen to try and make it work financially as well as possible. The more you can save while travelling, the more likely it is that you will be able to travel all the more, and...

5 things to remember when trying to lose weight

This week I decided to put some space between my weigh in and writing this post. And, I am glad I did.  After standing on the scales Friday morning I felt serious weigh-in day disappointment. Not because I had gained weight - nor had I even stayed the same - no,...

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Separation ~ “It wasn’t how I planned it”

There have been so many times in my life when I have heard someone say "it wasn't how I planned it!" I'm saying it now... because nothing in my life is how I would have ever envisaged it to be... If we go right back in time to the turn of the century, I didn't ever...

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Mitchell’s Fold Stone Circle

My fascination with stone circles has been a part of me for as long as I can remember. However, I had never visited one. I have no legitimate excuse as to why, except that I simply never had. Was it a lack of opportunity? A lack of suitable companions? Or a lack of...

read more

Past-Lives – Is there a connection?

I have always been curious about past-lives and intrigued by stories of people who claim to remember the previous lives they have lived. I have read such stories with a cynical view. It's the age-old 'well, if it hasn't happened to me, how do I know it really exists?"...

read more

A Journey of Self-Discovery

The last year has been monumental for me. I have assessed the direction of my life and altered its course. Much of this journey of self-discovery has been guided by what some would call fate. Fate isn't something I previously would have given airtime but it's the best...

read more

6 Simple Steps to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

You have always been a huge health advocate and you do your best to workout as often as you can. It is very important to you to stick with a healthy routine, not only for your physical health, but also for your mental wellbeing too. For years you have been looking for...

read more

Coping During A Major Renovation (With Minor Stress)

Pixabay Let's face facts, it stressful for anyone making renovations to their home. After all, there is an abundance of issues that could go wrong. Whether it's financial, or it's just the fact that you're living with piles of rubble for month after month. But, when...

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Easy Ways to Try and Stage your Home for a Sale

Selling your home can be a difficult process. It can put you under a huge amount of stress and it can also cause a lot of financial strain. If you want to make the most out of your sale, then you need to sell your home as fast as possible. Staging your property is the...

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Add Some Plush Features To Your Home

Plush is something luscious, and something extravagant. But despite the meaning behind it that you might associate with some big costs, you don’t actually have to spend that much money adding some plush features to your home. Sometimes it’s about looking for the most...

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