happiness

Why Happiness Should be the Focus of Your Life

We often don’t take the time to do the things that make us happy, but there are good reasons why your own happiness should be your primary goal. There are 3 main reasons why we don’t take the time in our lives to make happiness a priority. We feel we are too busy, stretched and overwhelmed…

tough times

9 Things to Help You Through Really Tough Times

Sometimes life throws more at us than we feel we can bear. But there are some simple things we can do to help us get through really tough times. Recently, I have been experiencing some really tough times. I’ve had a month when everything has gone wrong, from a serious illness in the family to a…

how to stop worrying

How to Stop Worrying: Six Simple Techniques

Worrying can suck the joy from our lives leaving us constantly anxious. However, it is possible to learn how to stop worrying with some simple techniques. Worry is a natural emotion that we all feel from time to time. However, sometimes our worrying can get out of control and begin to affect our lives in…

hygge

A Very British Hygge: Cosy and Convivial

Recently we have imported the idea of Hygge from the Danes. However, we Brits have always been experts at providing warmth and welcome in our cold winters. After all, what could be more cosy and companionable than the old-fashioned pub, where we can gather by a wood fire and drink something warming? We also love…