As I'm writing this post, I can't remember specifically what inspired this thought, but I have a feeling it was either a TED Talk video or a podcast. Either way, what matters most is the lesson behind it - although I do believe in sharing your sources when you can! - so I'm going to [...]
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These Things Make Me Happy | Spiritual Sundays
Hello friends, and welcome to this week's instalment of my new mini-series. I hope you are having a relaxing and peaceful Sunday. It's been quite a heavy week on this blog, so I thought I'd do something simpler for this Spiritual Sunday. Today, I want to share with you five things that have brought me [...]
Don’t Bring Your Feelings To Work… Or Anywhere Else They Don’t Belong
This post is entirely inspired by this video by Mrs Midwest, so I gotta give credit where it's due. The title might sound a little aggressive and like something a traditional father who is still concerned with toxic masculinity would say, but I don't mean it that way. In the video I've just mentioned, Mrs [...]
How Are You Living Without An Open Heart?
How are you supposed to live without an open heart? This is a question I've seen loads when reading self-help and exploring things more spiritual, but I never really paid it much mind. I mean, 'open your heart' - what does that actually mean? In case you're interested in astrology, I'm a Pisces sun and [...]
Does One Bad Day Ruin Your Entire Week?
Brene Brown Taught This Cold English Girl How To Feel
You know that iconic scene from Love Actually - one of the best films of all time, don't fight me on it - about Joni Mitchell? Emma Thompson's character is listening to Joni Mitchell while wrapping presents, and is explaining to her bastard of a husband (no, I'll never get over it) played by Alan [...]