01/04/2020 My faith in humanity is confirmed

What a truly lovely bunch of people we all are. Over the past week I have witnessed how kind and compassionate people are. I have had messages every day from people I have known for years and from people I have never met. All of them wishing me well and showing genuine concern for me.Continue reading “01/04/2020 My faith in humanity is confirmed”

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Acts of Kindness

Last week on a training day for managers, I introduced to them an exercise of kindness that I had read about in Martin Seligman’s book Flourish. The the notion is, that if you show gratitude and kindness it not only makes them feel better, but you also get a hit of that lovely Oxytocin, thereforeContinue reading “Acts of Kindness”

We all have a choice

I read a tweet this morning by Paul McGee (@TheSumoGuy) that invited us to make a choice today. We could choose to be grumpy about whatever was irritating us or getting in the way of our life, or choose to be grateful for what we have and what is around us. I was out walkingContinue reading “We all have a choice”

PERMA and That Hour of Happiness

The past week has been a little turbulent. It has been a week of feeling vulnerable, after sharing my feelings on here and sharing a little of myself in the support of others. In fact sharing in support of others Is suppose has triggered this blog. I had no plans to write a blog today.Continue reading “PERMA and That Hour of Happiness”

Enjoy The Moment

What a gorgeous weekend it has been. The weather has been truly wonderful. I was cutting the grass this morning and was looking around my garden and thought to myself how lucky I am to be here right now enjoying the sunshine, listening to the birds singing and smelling freshly cut grass. We spend soContinue reading “Enjoy The Moment”

Write a Letter of Thanks

Continuing the theme of kindness and looking after your mental health, I thought I would talk about writing a letter of thanks. This is something I read about in Martin Selligman’s book Flourish. If you have not heard of him Martin Selligman is a Professor of Psychology and one of the originators of Positive Psychology.Continue reading “Write a Letter of Thanks”