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What is a Better Alternative to a New Year’s Resolution?

As we turn the first page on a new calendar, many of us set New Year’s resolutions. I was curious about how many people actually make New Year’s resolutions, and if they manage to stick to them, so I asked this on several forums. It was interesting to read the answers. I coupled them with …

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ways to deal with a trauma anniversary from Journeyofsmiley Blog

Traumaversary: Ways to Deal With a Trauma Anniversary

I was getting nervous. It was just over a month before the first anniversary of my trauma that I started getting more emotional, anxious and overwhelmed. I was familiar with those feelings. I’ve always felt similar around the day that my mum passed away for years now. That’s when my mood usually starts to change, …

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Why Walking is Good for you

5 Reasons Why Walking in Autumn is Good for You

You may have read my post about Autumn Anxiety and Seasonal Affective Disorder. Since writing it, people have asked me what the best way to beat it is. As mentioned in the post, there are several ways to combat autumn anxiety. A poll of more than 1000 respondents suggested that over 70% of them found …

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Private Fundraising

5 Steps for individuals when planning private fundraising

It’s just over two months since my 10-mile sponsored walk on the Isles of Scilly. I did the walk to raise money for my local hospital, where they took great care of me after my accident a year ago. It felt great to give something back to them, and I’m glad I did it in …

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How helping others helps to boost your own happiness?

How helping others helps to boost your own happiness? | Support the good cause Six weeks before the end of 2020 I had a terrible accident. Now, nine months later, I’m making progress and have decided that it’s time to give back and help those who helped me when I needed it. Therefore I’ve decided …

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