Happiness is... loving the little things - Sunshine

LIFE, LOSS AND STAYING GRATEFUL

Hello and welcome to the second of my new regular Monday blog spots. If you are a follower of my blogging friend Toni, a.k.a This Mama Blogs, you may have seen that I wrote a guest post for her blog a while back. This, of course, I would recommend reading. The title of the post was ‘staying grateful in a busy world’. It reflected a personal journey of my own, very relevant to what I have to say today. However, once you understand and, hopefully, experience how gratitude can support happy living, you find it doesn’t stop there, does it?

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BEAUTY HAUL JUNE 2018 – SOME NEW BEAUTY BITS

Hello and welcome to a little beauty haul! Don’t you just love that feeling of new products to try? Especially when they are from brands you have been really happy with in the past!

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WEIGHT LOSS UPDATE | SLIMMING WORLD | June 18

Hello everyone and welcome to Food Friday for this week. Today I thought I would share some updated thoughts on my Slimming World Journey because, well, this is a journey. It has its ups and downs and a journey is never completely straightforward…


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Food Friday – My Top 5 Slimming World Tips

Welcome to another Food Friday! As a long time Slimming World slave who remains a fan of the healthy eating plan, I sat and reflected on the things I have learned in the 11 years since I first joined.  Although the learning is vast, a few particular points stand out so I thought I would share my top tips.

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Food Friday – What I Eat In A Day! Slimming World & FODMAP Friendly

Hello everyone and welcome to my first Food Friday ‘What I Eat In A Day’ post!

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Blogmas 2017 – Day 09 – Festive Poundland Bath Haul

Oddly, in the last week, I have found myself in Poundland twice. Weeks go by without venturing into the very affordable and wide-ranging discount store and then I am like a moth to a flame. Anyway, on the most recent trip what happens?

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Happiness is... Relaxing. 10 Ways to Relax

Happiness is… Relaxing. 10 Ways to Relax

Hello everyone and welcome to another instalment of my Happiness is… series. Stress is such a big part of our lives these days, with so many priorities and responsibilities and so relaxation can take a back seat. Even when people try to relax, they can feel lazy, guilty and/or selfish for taking time for themselves. If you are anything like me, you need a measure of both pressure and chill time, and with stress also being such a widespread health concern, we need to forget the negative thoughts about relaxing and accept that we need to achieve some balance.

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