How to deal with change

How to deal with change

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes (Benjamin Franklin) From this we can deduce that all else is uncertainty, which gives rise to the possibility of change! Some people view change as scary and anxiety inducing while others see it...
New beginnings

New beginnings

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. Change can be very uncomfortable, painful even. Whether it’s being made redundant, retiring, divorce or separation, illness and loss; we encounter many changes and periods of transition in life and sometimes these...
5 Ways to Well-being: Give

5 Ways to Well-being: Give

According to the New Economic Foundation these 5 elements are the key to our well-being: Connect Be active Take notice Keep learning Give In this final blog of the series I’ll be looking at ‘give’. Giving to others can provide us with benefits as well the people we...
5 Ways to Well-being: Keep Learning

5 Ways to Well-being: Keep Learning

The 5 ways to well-being (as identified by the New Economics Foundation) are: Connect Be active Take notice Keep learning Give In this third part of the series I’ll be looking at ‘Keep Learning’. This is a topic close to my heart. Since leaving formal education at the...
Stuffocation!

Stuffocation!

I love this term, which I heard a few years ago. It’s the concept of feeling suffocated by the stuff we have around us. Just recently I’ve suffered with stuffocation. My house felt like it was bulging at the seams with the amount of ‘stuff’ that I’d gradually and...