Happiness Project

Have an Attitude of Gratitude

Have an Attitude of Gratitude

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Tomorrow is the First of April. This marks the start of Grateful in April, a month-long campaign which encourages people to actively seek out the good in their lives. Research (University of California) has found that counting your blessings is an integral part of health, happiness and well-being. Experiments have shown that those who kept…

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Up Up and Away in a Hot Air Balloon

Up Up and Away in a Hot Air Balloon

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Tuesday this week, my honey and I took a hot air balloon ride over Melbourne. This is something I’ve wanted to do for the past 20 years or so. We rose before dawn and met the rest of the passengers and crew and were bused out to our launch site.  The launch site is decided…

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Relaxing with a Magazine

Relaxing with a Magazine

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Women’s Weekly Magazine I’ve always loved magazines. I love the glossy paper, the beautiful coloured photos, the headlines that promise some of life’s little mysteries will be revealed to me. Ever since I was a teenager and I started buying Dolly magazine I’ve been a magazine fan. As I moved into my late teens and…

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Happiness Project Update

Happiness Project Update

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 s. said… OFF TOPIC: How’s your Happiness Project coming along, girl? I’m finally starting my own and would love to know what stage you’re at, yourself, at the moment. To answer S – thanks for asking: Given my busy training schedule of late (I just spent a fun week with Pauline from Malaysia who came all…

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Happiness is … Happy Kids

Happiness is … Happy Kids

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This week my kids have been on school holidays and so, the joys of being self-employed, taken some time off to spend time with them. Some of the things they’ve done this week that have made me happy: 1. I was cuddling my son Aston on the couch (which always makes me happy) and he…

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