These thankful things

Super quick gratitude post tonight because it’s Mother’s Day and I’m getting ready to snuggle on the couch with my peeps; watching Masterchef and wearing the cute new sunshine yellow socks my daughter gifted me. Just some of the things I’m thankful for this week: time spent connecting with my beautiful sock giving girl…playing ‘this or that’ on the couch on a Tuesday night after … Continue reading These thankful things

These thankful things

Happy Sunday peeps!! I hope you’ve had an amazing week filled with so many wonderful things to be thankful for. Last week was the first “These thankful things” of what I hope will be many. If you missed it you can visit it here: https://bookish-me.com/2019/04/28/these-thankful-things/ I have been looking forward to writing this post and being able to share some of the things that have … Continue reading These thankful things

These thankful things

Starting something new today…a weekly post of gratitude…why gratitude? …because expressing gratitude can transform the way we think, feel and behave. Being thankful for the big and the small things in our life creates a calmer; more focused; more positive state of mind. Appreciating what we have, rather than worrying about what we don’t have, reduces stress; increases happiness and improves our relationships. “Gratitude is … Continue reading These thankful things

The Heart of Meditation

Not just the title of a book waiting on my bedside table to be read, but an actual life goal – to get to the heart of meditation; becoming a more compassionate human being – a kinder more loving wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend. But not only outwardly more compassionate. Equally, if not more, important, than all this external compassion and kindness is self-compassion. … Continue reading The Heart of Meditation

And the rules are…. there are no rules

Every day we are bombarded with ideas and inspiration for living a better, healthier and happier life and it can become overwhelming. I have to admit that I have felt overwhelmed….pressured (probably not the right word) to do ‘this’ or ‘that’ to create the peaceful, stress less life I desire. Pressured not by anyone else but by myself. Wanting to try all the things that … Continue reading And the rules are…. there are no rules