Having introduced my Happiness is… series, and touched the surface of some of the things that can feed into unhappiness, I am beginning my Happiness is... journey with mindfulness. Not all of the content in this series will be about mindfulness, but it certainly has such strong links to practices that can work to increase our happiness.(more…)
For those of you interested in Low FODMAP living but have not yet checked out my YouTube channel, here is one my vlogs on breakfast, lunch & low FODMAP shopping. I hope this will help you when considering the Low FODMAP lifestyle. At the beginning of my journey, I found it useful to hear the experiences of others, so here are some of mine.(more…)
I just ‘like’ coffee. I know a lot of you love coffee and for some, it is an integral part of the day; the bazillions of Costas and Starbucks lining our streets attain to that! However, I just like it and, actually, I prefer instant coffee to anything else. Here is my Youtube video with all the details on Beanies.(more…)
First off, it is purely a happy coincidence that on the day of publishing this post, it happens to be International Day of Happiness. I didn't know that there was a day allocated to celebrating happiness, but what a fantastically relevant start to a series!
I have a bit of an obsession with TK Maxx candles at the moment. The candle section is like a little treasure trove and you just never know what you are going to find. You will note from the range of candles here that I have a tendency to choose fresh, fruity scents but this is not always the case.(more…)
There are many positive aspects to living on, yes we say on not in, the Isle of Wight and I will talk more about these in future posts. For now, and for those that don’t know, there is a discount voucher website called
If you are here reading about FODMAPs then you probably have an idea of what FODMAPs are and how they afflict some of us when it comes to our digestion. However, if you are interested in finding out more, I have included links below to some websites, which provide clear explanations of the day-to-day reality of FODMAPS and IBS.(more…)