Self Happiness

No one else is responsible for your own happiness. It becomes all too evident as we age that our own happiness is less dependent on how others make us feel and more about what we are doing to take care of our own positive feelings. It feels strange that as we grow in age, emotionallyContinue reading “Self Happiness”

Filling your cup

There really is nothing more important than the self-realisation that you have all you need.  The importance of filling your cup instead of rejoining the hype and craziness of the pre lockdown rat race. This week has felt weird. My husband has been back at work for a while, my boys have returned to levelContinue reading “Filling your cup”

Level 3 is not Level 1.

I didn’t really know what to write about this week. There isn’t a lot of variation in the news apart from Covid-19 angled stories of late. I am a little over thinking about Covid-19, stuck between being sick of wondering when things will return to normal and suspecting we are somewhat already there. For theContinue reading “Level 3 is not Level 1.”

Finding reassurance

I drove my car this week for the first time in 27 days. I went to the pharmacy to pick up a prescription and came straight back home. My husband has done our essential grocery shopping and apart from bike rides to exercise and entertain the boys, we’ve remained home the entire lockdown. It feltContinue reading “Finding reassurance”

Repetition madness – Losing control?

Coping with lock-down stress is something I am living first hand. Usually I feel so much more in control. I am a normal mother, with a normal life. Two kids at home and a husband in tow. Put me in a lock-down bubble and I fear its making me lose control. I am motivated byContinue reading “Repetition madness – Losing control?”

Covid-19 Survival

“And then the whole world walked inside and shut their doors and said we will stop it all. Everything.  To protect our weaker ones, our sicker ones, our older ones.  And nothing .  Nothing in the history of humankind ever felt more like love than this.” – CD I lost my part time job thisContinue reading “Covid-19 Survival”