Life in New Zealand, The Fun Project

A new fitness routine

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

mental health, Recipes, The Fun Project

Give your brain a boost

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

The Fun Project

If you had $500 to spend on fun – what would you spend it on?

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?

The Fun Project

Why I am trying to be more childish 

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 

Life in New Zealand, Makes and Bakes, Reflecting, The Fun Project

Living a more adventurous life…

   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…