Day 2 and Day 3 No Complaints Challange

Day 3 and I’m going strong! Not without a few minor hiccups of course because if anything can go wrong ever it will be now for sure but its a good test of character and will power if I can just remain calm and not let it get to me. It’s only 3 days in… Continue reading Day 2 and Day 3 No Complaints Challange


21 Day No Complaints Challenge

Could you go an entire 21 days without complaining or vocalising a single negative thought? Well that is what I am about to attempt. I have compeleted this challenge twice before, several years ago now, after reading an article about a book that focuses on how word choice determines thought choice, which determines emotions and actions.… Continue reading 21 Day No Complaints Challenge

Micro Pleasures · Rants

Don’t let the grey world stop you from shining

It’s been a particularly rough 2 weeks for me and I can’t quite pin point why. After rather grandiously claiming to all my friends that I am trying to view life more positively and glass-half-full I sort of let myself tumble into a spiral of sadness. I suppose it’s a mixture of feeling a lack… Continue reading Don’t let the grey world stop you from shining

Micro Pleasures

Micro Pleasure: Midweek Coffee Dates

I love cosy, eclectic cafés. I love coffee with friends. And I especially love joining the two on a school night for a midweek mini break. I find few things as soul calming and palette cleansing from a rough week as coffee and great conversation with my favourite people. Wednesdays were made for leaving work and spending… Continue reading Micro Pleasure: Midweek Coffee Dates

Micro Pleasures · Rants

On Summer Rain and Peanuts Comics

There is nothing so gloomy as London rain on the first day of summer. Whenever I think of rain I involuntarily think of Peanuts comics. Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the gang, always seems to understand whatever mood I’m in and somehow that makes me feel happier about it. The crazy thing is I used to love… Continue reading On Summer Rain and Peanuts Comics

Mini Adventures

Mini Adventure: Soho and Covent Garden

While we brace ourselves for an onslaught of rain and cold weather this week (ah London summer…) I am still thinking back to the lovely weekend I had these past few days. It was a long weekend due to having the bank holiday Monday off as well! Hooray for long weekends! It was the perfect… Continue reading Mini Adventure: Soho and Covent Garden

Mini Adventures

On Finding the Silver Lining

Early this morning I received a phone call from work telling me I was being moved to a different office for the day and having my shift changed. My initial reaction was annoyance but I quickly told myself that there is surely a way to turn this around and find a silver lining because I do… Continue reading On Finding the Silver Lining