Mindfulness is the first step towards developing compassion

Mindfulness is the first step towards developing compassion

When I look at my Happiness Project resolution progress chart (now stuck the wall) I notice a distinct lack of ticks next to my most recent resolutions. Changing my attitude towards others is proving harder than adding daily walks or a 3 item to-do list. Thinking about my resolution chart recently, I realised it’s an […]

Setting a timer to minimise time online

Setting a timer to minimise time online

I’ve been trying to minimise time online (to varying success). For August’s Happiness Project theme of ‘Minimalise’ I’ve set the resolution to spend just one hour of my time on the Internet each day. By my time I mean personal time, eg not work time. A lot of my work involves spending much longer than […]

Playfulness is a state of mind

Playfulness is a state of mind

As you know I’ve been thinking a lot about play and playfulness this month. I’ve had varying success implementing my Happiness Project resolutions for May. I haven’t, technically, carved out time each day to play. Turns out it’s a hard thing to prioritise when you’re also thinking about making money to pay the bills and […]

May Happiness Project Theme: Make Time for Play

May Happiness Project Theme: Make Time for Play

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This month’s Happiness Project theme is a double-edged sword of simplicity and difficulty. Playing and having fun should be foundations to live by, but how many of us can say we actually make time to play in our busy lives? May is a busy month for me. I’m working a […]