Write a Personal Mission Statement in 3-Steps

This is monkey-simple. Just follow these 3 steps to help focus your whole life. Find out what it is that YOU want to achieve and set short, medium and long term goals. Your mission statement could be the one thing that your future self will thank you for. Find out how by clicking here...

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Gili Islands and Bali- Summer 2018

...Following on from last week's post about Bali. We travelled to Gili T from Padang Bai (an hourish from Ubud) on a fast boat (Patagonia express). It was a fairly bumpy ride but worth it! The island is pretty busy but there are no motorised vehicles allowed on the island so you only have to … Continue reading Gili Islands and Bali- Summer 2018

Bali Baby

When looking for somewhere to go for our summer travels, we didn’t really know where to start. We have so many places on our list, it seemed to be an impossible decision. After much deliberation and research into flights, we settled on Indonesia, more specifically Bali and the Gili Islands- Gili Trawangan and Gili Air. … Continue reading Bali Baby

Happy guide- review and book give away

We are lucky enough to have been asked to read Michael Kinnaird's short e-book and give away a few copies. If you would like to find a bit more happiness and health in your life read on to find out how you could receive a copy of this book!! 6 simple changes for health and … Continue reading Happy guide- review and book give away

The big 5- Happiness

These are the most important things to get right for our happiness: Flexible schedule As International teachers, we get to make the most of this during the summer months. In fact, when this is posted I will either be walking up a volcano, walking through a monkey forest, doing yoga, or sitting on a beach … Continue reading The big 5- Happiness

7 ways to find happiness

So happiness is important. Some people will answer the question "what is the one thing you want most in your life" with happiness as their answer. If it has been scientifically proven that happiness improves the chance of success, shouldn't we know how to improve our own happiness? Here are 7 ways to find happiness: … Continue reading 7 ways to find happiness

The Happiness Advantage- It’s scientifically proven

It has been scientifically proven that happiness does improve performance. Shawn Achor writes about numerous studies that have found happiness to have a positive impact on peoples lives in his book "The happiness advantage". The book mentions 200 scientific studies on nearly 275,000 people and it demonstrates how happiness can lead to success in almost every area … Continue reading The Happiness Advantage- It’s scientifically proven

Happiness leads to success- not the other way around

I find that I go through a bit of "slump" every now and then and there seems to be no real reason for it. I used to find that I'd give it some time and eventually I'd snap out of it and crack on doing what I'm doing. Without the English weather and winter blues … Continue reading Happiness leads to success- not the other way around

Part II the kaizen way- 3 more steps for big changes

Following on from the last post (click here to read it) there are another 3 small steps that Robert Maurer describes in his book One Small Step Can Change Your Life- The Kaizen Way. 4. Solve Small Problems When we stop and notice those small daily annoyances, making the corrections early can avoid much more painful remedies … Continue reading Part II the kaizen way- 3 more steps for big changes