Posts in Happiness
Why You Need to Reward Yourself (Even For The Little Things)

We are the first ones to beat ourselves up if we make a mistake. Even a tiny mistake. But what do we do when we hit our little wins? Well sometimes, we beat ourselves up still because maybe we didn’t think the win was good enough and we should have achieved more, but at the very most, we just move forward onto the next stepping stone towards our goal. We don’t allow ourselves to feel good about this little victory before heading onto the next. I think it is about time that we reward ourselves for even the smallest things, here is why.

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5 Perfect Self-Development Presents For Your Bestie This Christmas (All Under $30)

So Christmas is fast approaching and I don’t know about you but I have been scratching my head for some time on what to get for those I love. I decided to do a little research on some of the things that I would love for christmas and thought I would share with you the ideas. All of these gifts are just perfect for the girl who is just starting her self-development or has been working on her self-growth for years.

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Self-Care Ideas for The Colder Months

The nights are getting darker and the temperature is drastically dropping. Sometimes this time of year can cause us to feel more down than usual. When we go through the transition from a warm, bright summer to a dark, cold winter we can almost mourn the loss of the sun. So now is the perfect time to start working on your self-care. Here are a few ways you can set some time aside in the winter months to look after yourself.

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How Depression Impacts Our Decision Making Process

In the height of my depression in 2014/2015 I didn’t just feel like I was stuck in this feeling but I was actually spiraling. The problem with depression is that it changes our mindsets so much that we start making decisions that end up making it so much worse for ourselves. These are things that we sometimes just can’t help but need to start recognising so we can try and pull ourselves out of these bad habits. Once we start getting our shit together can we then start working on getting better and feeling like ourselves again.

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How To Start Your Day on a Positive Note

“Look who woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning”. This is such an overused phrase for when we are just having one of those days and we don’t know why. But the start of our days can make such a difference to how we feel throughout the day. So here are some tips to put you in a good mood first thing and continue your day on a positive note.

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The Best Way To Deal With Problems To Move On Swiftly

We will inevitably encounter problems in our lives. Whether that is an unexpected cost, falling off track from our goals or something just not going to plan. Sometimes we can feel like just giving up and getting down about it. But this is not the best way to deal with problems and we need to learn new habits so we can move forward. Here are some of the new ways you need to be tackling these moments. 

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How To Keep Your Desk Organised (& Allow Space for Productivity)

I truly believe in the "Tidy Home, Tidy Mind" quote. If your surroundings are uncluttered and calming then your mind will be also. This includes your workspace. This is probably the most important place to keep tidy as this is where you want to be focused and get ready to get some serious work done. You don't want to be surrounded with the mess that won't allow you to get your head down and be productive. Here are some of the tips and items I have on my desk to keep it spotless.

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How To Get Over a Shitty Situation Quickly

So the other weekend I went to the Bristol Harbourside Festival and had such a good day. We cycled in and then when we returned to where we had our bikes locked up we found that our locks had been cut and my fiance's bike was stolen. We were obviously upset and annoyed at the situation, however, we have handled it well. We were discussing how someone else might have reacted to this situation so thought I would share how to get over those shitty moments and move on. 

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How To Ditch Negativity & Start Living Joyously

We all deal with negativity from time to time, or if you are feeling a little lost this can be more often than not. We are the first people to point out if someone is being negative around us but what if we are that negative person? Negativity is like a disease, it's contagious and once it has you it can take over pretty quickly until it is spilling over to those around you. It drags us down and affects us more than you imagine. So how do you stop being so negative and start living a positive life? 

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