Blue Tuesday!

I thought I had escaped ‘Blue Monday’….well technically I did, but I have ended up with ‘Blue Tuesday’ instead!

Blue Monday is apparently the most depressing day of the year as it is the first day back at work since Christmas break.  I guess then this ties in with my ‘blue’ day being a day later as this is my first day back….

I am trying to stay positive and know that this feeling will pass.  It is difficult when you have been given quality time to spend with your children, family and friends to then have to go back to the day to day routine.  It always emphasizes to me that us humans are not made for this 9-5 (if you’re lucky) rat race. I hope one day to be able to pursue my passion as a freelance writer so that I am no longer held to ransom by the big fat rats and I can stand on my own two feet in this increasingly demanding and stressful environment which is our world.

My promise to myself in the meantime is to not let ‘life’ get me down, and to stay positive and grateful for the life that I have. This outlook is the one that keeps me sane…. 🙂

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My new years resolution for 2014

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I only have two new years resolutions for 2014……

1.  I refuse to let my ex-husband affect my life. I he wishes to continue to try and upset me he can do so but I will not react to it.  I realise that if I can learn to deal with him in a positive way then my life will instantly be easier and much happier.

2.  Continue to pursue the life I want to live.  To be true to myself and not apologise for the person that I am.  Whatever I do I try to be positive and want to live a positive life.  This does not always mean doing what other people want me to do or live a life that others want me to live.

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Gratitude brings happiness

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I saw the ‘boy’ again on Friday and I have to say I really like him.  We ended up hand in hand dancing together all night.  We kissed again and this time it was really, really nice.  Every time I spend more time with him I like him more and more.  I think the next time I see him will be boxing day at a party we are going to and I have to say I am counting down the days….. I never thought that this man would affect me the way he has.  I am sure people would have never put us together and I myself could have ever anticipated how he makes me feel.

We are planning on being at the same party on NYE and I think I am going to have a great Christmas and New Year this year.  Striking a great balance of time with my children and family and also my second family….my friends!

Life could not be better for me at the moment and things are looking up after what has been a difficult couple of years following my divorce, death of grandparent, two serious accidents to family members and my child being involved in a serious accident.  Luckily, he is on the mend and things are slowly getting back to normal.  No matter however hard life gets, you have to keep on going because there is always something great waiting around the corner! Always be thankful for what you have, I believe gratitude is the key to happiness.

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Christmas is a time for giving not just receiving

Christmas is a time for giving not just receiving

Normally at this time of year I take part in the Shoe Box Appeal. this year I have decided to take part in something local to me (similar project going on around UK). The idea is simple. You find yourself a rucksack does nt have to be new, and fill it with necessities for the homeless such as sleeping bag/blanket, hat, scarf, tins of food, spoon etc. List can be seen on the attached photograph. You can take part in the distribution or drop it off at one of the designated drop off points and volunteers will do it for you. What better way of knowing you have made a difference this year!! So come on people what are you waiting for…..GET INVOLVED!!!

http://www.rucksackproject.org