Happy Blog-aversary

Being grateful for one year of maketodayhappy.co.uk: [WARNING: this extra long blog post contains a LOT of gushing 🙂 ] Yay! It’s one year today that I posted my first blog post on maketodayhappy. I started my life as a blogger sometime last July and have been meaning to check the exact date for a … Continue reading “Happy Blog-aversary”

The Poetry Takeaway

Being grateful for the gift of a poem: To celebrate our connection with the Romantic poet Lord Byron – who’s buried in his family’s vault in our Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene – our town is hosting the Byron Busk mini festival. With art, music and of course, poetry, I was feeling well enough … Continue reading “The Poetry Takeaway”

Being grateful for the opportunity to explore lovely Chester

When I heard I had to go to Chester for an early Monday morning legal/medico assessment, I wasn’t relishing the idea of a journey consisting of either 4 trains or a 2+ hour solo drive through Monday morning rush hour. So I was really happy when my folks said they’ll join me and suggested we … Continue reading “Being grateful for the opportunity to explore lovely Chester”

Today is the perfect day to be happy

Being mindful by finding my happy in the everyday little things: After a dark-cloud-in-my-head kind of weekend, I took myself out for an Artist’s Date for a change of scenery and to bring a little sunshine to my spirits. I vowed to be as mindful as I possibly could, focusing on the happy in every … Continue reading “Today is the perfect day to be happy”

Day 34: Nahko Bear

Being grateful to see Nahko and Medicine for the People: I’m So Thankful. Today I got to see my fave band play as they finally made their UK debut. Nahko and Medicine for the People describe themselves as a musical collective with a mission “to be the motivation and inspiration for all that have become … Continue reading “Day 34: Nahko Bear”