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Invest Time, Not Money

Why don’t we see what we have right in front of us, before it’s all gone? As we look down the barrel of 10 months on a very limited income next year, and possibly something similar when I go back … Continue reading

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Happiness Project: January – Slow down

I mentioned in one of my previous posts that I wanted to recommence/continue the “happiness project” I was attempting last year.  Part of this was to improve my accountability I think, set goals that I could chip away at, and … Continue reading

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The Engagement Ring Metaphor

Things are truly put into perspective when you have a scare.  This week at work I lost a small diamond off my engagement ring, you can imagine the feelings the ran through me…  Disbelief, horror and reasoning! I first realised … Continue reading

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“The days are long but the decades are short”

As I continue on my “happiness resolution” I was thinking about the authors’ (Gretchen Rubin) truths, “the days are long but the decades are short”.  Which I imagine could open a whole great discussion about life and the meaning of … Continue reading

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I Found A New Level To My Own Negativity

It’s amazing what you learn by looking at someone’s analysis of themselves.  I am coming close to the end of the “happiness project” book, and it’s currently talking about having a negative outlook.  Gretchen mentions how she tends to take … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification the Definition of Maturity?

Since I started reading the happiness project I have found myself thinking about my own actions and thoughts a lot more.  I guess in a kind of mindful way, just being more aware of what I have been doing and … Continue reading

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My Happiness Project

Ok, so this is the book I’m reading at the moment. It attacks the concept of feeling happier even if you aren’t unhappy. Something I am always searching for, although I am relatively content with things, there is always room … Continue reading

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Making Resolutions Not Dissolutions!

It’s the holidays!  I’m already thinking that with 2 weeks off I am going to be bored, I get bored when I work afternoons because I can’t entertain myself in the mornings.  I guess that will all be over when … Continue reading

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Own It Stow It – Past, Present and Future

It’s been a while since my last post.  From memory I was probably stressing about wedding plans, but here I stand now as an official “housewife” I guess you could say. A lot has happened since then, we have signed … Continue reading

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What Ever Happened To Love Letters?

Whatever happened to romance?  What happened to the build up of a relationship, the love letters, the poetry or the wooing?  Is this all becoming old fashioned? These days you’re considered to be in a de facto relationship the moment … Continue reading

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