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?
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.
Are you into face masks? Everyone else seems to be! I tend to use mud masks when I get into the bath. I like to layer the mask on with a brush, leave it for the recommended time and then use some water to loosen the mask and massage it into my skin.
In my last video called ‘being mindful‘, I talked about mindfulness, and how being mindful is a way to train our emotional resilience. This, in turn, helps us to stay happy. One of the tips I mentioned was to notice the little things and as for me, happiness is… loving the little things, here are some of the little things that I love.
Having introduced my happiness is… series recently, I thought that it would be sensible to discuss Stress, Anxiety and Depression as issues that contribute to unhappiness.
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!