This week has been all about trying to establish a basic new fitness routine as in the past few years I have kind of let my fitness slide. Unbelievably I was able to run a half marathon less than three years ago but since then I have done very little by way of regular exercise even though… Continue reading A new fitness routine
In my quest to have more fun and to get creative, I have been trying out some new ideas in the kitchen. I am also trying this year to replace my dependency on sugary snacks with more nutritious options and so lately I have been making a lot of these little balls of sweetness and goodness.… Continue reading Give your brain a boost
We made it to the end of term and now have two weeks off with no school, no gymnastics or dance for the girls, nothing. It is very exciting and seems like an ideal time to get to work on my 'fun project'. In my last post, I wrote about the struggles I had been… Continue reading The Fun Project
I have been thinking about this question a lot after I came across it in a book I have been reading – ‘Better than Before’ by Gretchen Rubin. It’s a book about habits and habit change that has challenged me to consider how I can build on my existing good habits and remedy my not-so-good… Continue reading If you had $500 to spend on fun – what would you spend it on?
When was the last time you ran just because you were excited to get somewhere, pretended you were a superstar or went looking for tadpoles and frogs? I don't know about you, but I know that before I became an adult and decided I had to act responsibly, I had much more fun. I was… Continue reading Why I am trying to be more childish
When was the last time you tried something new? Lots of experts in the field of positive psychology (the happiness experts) recommend trying new things as a useful strategy if you are trying to become happier, so it's a question I ask myself regularly. It is funny how quickly we become settled and fixed… Continue reading Living a more adventurous life…