Sometimes at Christmas time we get so caught up in buying presents, decorating the house and stocking up on festive foods that the holiday becomes a stressful and indulgent event. This struck me particularly this year when I read news reports about people’s anger at websites not delivering gifts on time and stores opening on Christmas day to get the sales started early.[Read more…] about Kindness at Christmas
Although the invention of the steam engine in the 18th century brought the Industrial Revolution, its use also increased pollution and exploitation of natural resources. Since then, the means to travel have changed to vehicles, planes, trains, and boats that use gasoline and diesel fuel, contributing to the alarming greenhouse effect even more.[Read more…] about Sustainable Tourism – 12 Ways to Be Mindful and Responsible Traveler
It is expected to give gifts on birthdays and holidays, but sometimes the unexpected gifts are the best ones. Gifting doesn’t only benefit the receiver, but it also benefits the giver. Giving gifts has many benefits such as building connections, improving your mood, and improving your physical health, which all impact how you feel mentally. Investing in others is the key to a happier and healthier life.
Check out these 8 benefits of gifting “just because”. [Read more…] about The Mental Health Benefits of Gifting “Just Because”
Most of us have enjoyed a walk in the park or a moment in the garden to relax and de-stress. Being outside, breathing fresh air, and absorbing the scenery is an ideal way to reconnect with the present and clear your mind.[Read more…] about “Get Lucky Healthy” With These Plants
Happiness comes in many forms, and I don’t know about you, but cooking (and eating and drinking) does contribute a lot![Read more…] about Cook, Drink, and Be Happy [Book Alert]
Work life isn’t what it was a year or so ago, is it? If you hold an office job, then the past 12 months have presented a huge change for you.[Read more…] about Level Up Your Work Life & Support a Charity of Your Choice