This week , I am breaking the mould completely and not posting something about blogging or writing. ” Did you know that 1980 and 2021 are as far apart as 1980 and 1939 ? “ I found the above quote on WhatsApp and don’t know what source to credit. Anyone with slightly greater mental math skills than mine would know this already. Those of us … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 7
Sunday Poser # 41 SadjeMy question, Sunday Poser August 15, 2021 Wow, the month of August is more than half way through. Welcome back to another Sunday Poser Sadje’s question this week is; Are you a risk taker? I am afraid I am quite a boring person and like to play safe. Taking time over major decisions, weighing pros and cons is my forte. Maybe one reason … Continue reading Are you a risk taker?
5 Life lessons I have learned during the lockdown : Life would be impossible without the internet. I guess the web has been a lifeline during the pandemic. Having a tidy living space is really important. Sometimes it is good to just sit and do nothing. Re-visiting old favourites is fun. Re-reading books you have enjoyed before or watching favourite movies was a good pastime … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — 5 Life lessons you have learned during the lockdown.
Welcome to another Sunday Poser This week my question is; How do you manage stress? Stress is a terrible thing that overpowers thought, senses and emotions. It brings in its wake anxiety, panic and loss of control: all emotions that can sabotage happiness.Here are five simple tips that, if practiced regularly, can become reflexes that can enable you to avoid stress: Pack loose Has this … Continue reading Sunday Poser #40 – Managing Stress
For 5Things, I try to keep the mood fairly light. This time let’s try something a little serious. Let’s list our favourite feelings/emotions. Here are my 5: Hope This keeps you going you going even in the face of disappointment and failure. Excitement This allows you to stay young at heart as you grow older. Anticipation Looking forward to something like a holiday or event … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — 5 Favourite Feelings
Sometime or the other, like me, you must have woken up feeling how nice it would be if you didn’t have to get out of bed. If you have never had a morning when you didm’t feel like getting out of bed, then my friend you are not an average human being. There are so many days when you feel like hiding under the covers … Continue reading Seven things to do when you don’t feel like getting out of bed.
Does this picture inspire you to write something? Image credit; Warren Wong @ Unsplash The widest chasm, The highest peak, The darkest fear, The yellow finish line. All goals seem insurmountable Until you begin to achieve them. Written for #WDYS, a prompt created by Sadje of KeepItAlive https://wp.me/p9bfbp-hH7 Continue reading What do you see # 86 June 14, 2021
Melanie is the host of SYW QUESTIONS; What’s the worst commercial you’ve recently seen (or heard)? Why was it so bad? No particular one comes to mind but some commercials are accompanied by irritating jingles that can get stuck in my head. What takes a lot of time but is totally worth it? Bringing up children. It takes a lifetime, a lot of energy, patience, heartache, … Continue reading Share Your World June 6th
TODAY’S QUESTION What are you learning (or are you still learning) from your blogging experience? MY ANSWER The answer to this question can be divided into two parts (in my opinion). One kind of learning is technical knowledge of blogging. This includes setting up an account, choosing a theme , writing and posting . When I was at this stage, three years ago, I used … Continue reading Blogging Insights — What are you learning?
All through February social media has been full of self care and self love. We need a lot of pampering and stress relief after the horrible 2020 that we have lived through. Today I share some of my favourite self care tips and ask you to do the same. A good book, a comfy armchair and a huge mug of tea. This has always been … Continue reading 5 Favourite Self Care Tips