Tag Archives: Finding Happiness

Fab Friday

Today has been a fun quite busy day. We woke early, had coffee and Bible reading and at 7am, I started working. Just after 8am, I went to gym where I did 30 minutes on the treadmill and managed 4.06km. … Continue reading

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Life Can Change in the Blink of an Eye

The other week I woke up with a very strange buzzing in my head. It was like ringing in the ears only it was buzzing in my head. It was the strangest thing, something I’ve never had before and quite … Continue reading

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The Day After The Perfect Day!

Today is the day after I had what I classified as “the perfect day”.  Because it was such a great day, it left me wandering how many perfect days I have had in my life. Not every day can be … Continue reading

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When The Dog Catches The Bus

There’s this old saying that goes something like this, “it’s like the dog chasing the bus, but what he is going to do when he catches it?” Danziger the cartoonist, aptly illustrates it…. For me that phrase or illustration has … Continue reading

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The Truth To Finding Happiness

I have been speaking to a lot of people who want to leave the country.  Their reasons are varied. Some mention crime. Some mention money. Concern around the South African economy and politics  comes up. With most of them, they … Continue reading

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Finding Joy In The Little Things

Today is the 9th July 2016. Mike & I have been married for 29 years and 11 months! Thirty years ago on this day, I was saying, “we get married in a month!”  It is hard to believe that 30 … Continue reading

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The Uncertainty of the World

The more I experience life, the more I see the importance of learning to be content whatever your circumstances. A large part of my job involves recruiting people to work in schools in the Middle East.  They are so keen … Continue reading

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“Don’t Put Off Your Happiness”

Last night, I went out for dinner with my brother. We were talking about being frugal and saving money for ‘a rainy day’ – and not enjoying the journey. In the course of our conversation he ended a sentence with “don’t put … Continue reading

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Finding Happiness – In Time…

I found this article which I posted a year ago and had another look at it. As I read it, I find nothing has changed in my opinion. This s from Time Magazine article and is on three things to do to … Continue reading

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5 Happy Moments In My Day

Have you ever thought about what makes you happy? Sometimes I find myself grinning like a Cheshire cat and telling Mike I’m in my ‘happy space.’ If I think of 5 happy moments in my day, I would come up with … Continue reading

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Happiness 101

I was scrolling through the internet this morning, mainly through news sites when I came across a question: how happy are you? I opened the link and while it didn’t assess my happiness, it did give options to increasing it. … Continue reading

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Be Happy – Learn Contentment

It’s quite a conundrum, being happy. You may think that you need people or stuff to make you happy and when you don’t have the things you want, you won’t be happy. Well, guess what? We can’t all have everything. … Continue reading

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I Just Want To Be Happy!

1-49pm I think this is a very regularly googled phrase – “I just want to be happy”. 16 700 000 results. I found this on the internet as well, although I am not sure who wrote it….   What got … Continue reading

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Being Happy In South Africa Or Out…

11-33am Last night I watched a documentary on how positive people, who are generally optimists, live longer. Based in Britain, the presenter himself was more of a pessimist and even though he lives in one of the world’s most stable … Continue reading

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Time Magazine – Three Ways To Train Yourself To Finding Happiness

12-56pm I was so interested when I saw someone post a link to a Time Magazine article on three things to do to finding happiness. I went into it immediately to find out if what I believe is what “happiness … Continue reading

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