Saturday Visual Gratitude List

I always¬†sleep much better when I have written a gratitude list before bed. Last night, I opened up my iPad, keyed in the title and went to bed; no list. I was tired and ready for the end of a long, happy day. In bed, I lay awake... So tired, but unable to sleep, I lay listening to the sounds … [Read more...]

Asking for help

Today, I am asking for help... reaching out to my friends via Facebook. Asking for help can be really hard. Many of us are so caught up in helping others that we forget that there are many people ready and willing to help us. The problem is... they don't know we need their help until we ask. … [Read more...]

Taking a break in the garden with hot water and lemon juice

Today, I am being kinder to myself by sitting in the garden, enjoying a mug of hot water and lemon juice. Simple self-care also led to a little illustration of my morning. Hi there, I've had a pretty productive morning here, at home, in front of the computer. I am being kinder to myself … [Read more...]

Connect with nature on the scenic route home

Today, I have chosen to connect with nature and take the scenic route home from the school run. Hi there, It's Thursday morning; I've just dropped my small boy off at school and I am being kinder to myself today by just taking a ten minute detour through my local park, rather than taking … [Read more...]

Turning my bedroom into a sanctuary

This morning I woke up and decided that the kindest thing I could do for myself was to turn my bedroom into a sanctuary. So it begins... with the before video... I am making my videos from my bedroom today and there are going to be two of them - a before and after. The reason I am here is … [Read more...]

A walk in the park with a friend

Hi there, I didn't make a video yesterday, but I do want to share with you what I did to be kinder to myself. It's something I do once in a while, but I definitely need to do more often because it makes a massive difference to me each time I do it. It was as simple as this... I went out for a … [Read more...]

Being kinder to myself and saying YES!

Hi there, I have decided that I am going to do a series of videos about self-care and being kinder to myself. The reason I am sharing these videos with you is because I am hoping that I will inspire you to be kinder to yourself as well, and look after yourself a lot better. The reason I am … [Read more...]