Tag: wellbeing

23 wellbeing things. No. 21, How to enjoy life (all of it)

It is vitally important to reward yourself regularly, especially when you are working intensively.  Make time each day just for you, to do things you really enjoy.  Treat yourself to a good book, a spell of gaming, a scented bubble

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23 wellbeing things. No. 20, When in danger or in doubt…

… run in circles, scream and shout ~ attr. US Navy, 1940s Exercise does wonders for mind and body.  Moving around lubricates everything, relaxes muscles that otherwise will tense after a long time spent sitting still.  It also releases lots

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23 wellbeing things. No. 19, Add a splash of colour to your life

After focusing on one topic after another, even with breaks, the mind can tire.  There is only so much that the mind can manage before it starts to collapse under the weight of new knowledge and everything starts to slip

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23 wellbeing things. No. 18, Join the 6%ers

Some people are mood hoovers.  You must have met them or indeed proudly be one!  Mood hoovers find life miserable.  Not that anything in particular is wrong or troubling them, nor that they are depressed or deeply unhappy, only that

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23 wellbeing things. No. 17, Be the mate you’d like to have

We are all stronger when we support one another because there are lots of us, so even if we each only send one or two tweets, laugh out loud GIFs, uplifting anecdotes, texts to say “hi” or stop and ask

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23 wellbeing things. No. 16, Take comfort in being ‘normal’

“All the world’s strange, except for you and me… and even you’re a little odd.” ~ Anon. Everybody has had those days when they stare into the mirror and wonder how they came to be the way they are and

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23 wellbeing things. No. 15, Realising what is possible

If you have been following this blog post series, you may well have noticed that there were a couple of days without posts.  The simple truth of the matter is that I had so many other things that needed to

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Mindful meditation course starts this Sunday (5 May)

Starting from 5 May, the lovely Stephanie who runs the Thursday afternoon Library relaxation sessions is offering a mindfulness meditation course in Spinnaker Sports Centre on Sundays.  The sessions last half an hour between  11.50am – 12.20pm each Sunday from

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23 wellbeing things, No. 13 – Smile and feel lucky!

It is actually proven that those who are optimistic have better luck.  This has long been suspected and is a conviction rooted in ancient folklore but it happens to be true.  When we expect good things to happen to us

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23 wellbeing things. No. 12, Sleep

Sleep is a surprisingly active process.  You probably do nearly as much while you sleep as you do during the same period of being awake.  When you go to sleep, your body begins a period of active repair and reconfiguration,

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