It’s official – spring is here! Yesterday saw the “Spring Equinox”, which is the official marker for the transition from winter to spring in the Northern Hemisphere. For so many of us, winter is something we “grit our teeth and get through”. Spring heralds the start of longer days, warmer weather and, hoepfully, more sunshine. […]
Here are some thoughts about dealing with people who drive you mad! It’s based on something my Nanna used to tell me when I was a little girl – and it really works! I’d love to know how you get on with this. Please share via the comments. Thank you. Love, Clare x
Every day presents its own new and unique challenges. Some days it’s easy to feel happy. Others you would happy shoot the next person who tells you to “cheer up”. One of the easiest ways to consistently increase your “HQ” or “Happiness Quotient” is to keep a journal of the (genuine) reasons you feel happy […]
Practise what you preach, girl! That’s what I’ve been reminding myself this evening. I was taking part in an important, 15 person conference call from home (UK) with people in The States. The schedule meant the call would clash with what we lovingly call “The Witching Hour”- the hour before the kids’ bedtime. But I […]
I was reminded last night of a quote I love: “No matter how dark things are, you can always turn the light on.” Sounds simple enough. But how do we do it?
What are you thinking? Just stop for a moment to find out. A few seconds of quiet is all it takes to work out what’s going on in your head. If you could put those thoughts into words, what would they say? Are they positive, encouraging and happy or (much more likely, alas!) a critical […]