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  • 16th November

    11/16/2019 3:46:12 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Learn a new skill from a friend, and teach them one of yours" I didn't do this one today.... Read more

  • 15th November

    11/15/2019 2:38:54 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Look at life through someone else's eyes, and see their perspective" Today I took part in an amateur music festival - different 'classes' of music perform and are judged and given points etc. I was with the ad... Read more

  • 14th November

    11/14/2019 1:02:45 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Tell a friend about something helpful you learned recently" I can't really say I've done this today. But, it comes very naturally to me to pass on new information and to share ideas (as most of you Spark... Read more

  • 13th November

    11/14/2019 3:37:19 AM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Be creative today, cook, draw, write, paint, make or inspire" I had the idea of making decorated brown paper wrapping for Xmas gifts - making the potato prints was harder than I remembered, and my 'holly' came ... Read more

  • 12th November

    11/12/2019 1:58:20 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Find a new way to help or support a cause you care about" The only thing I can think of today, is my determination to decorate my own Xmas wrapping paper - caring about the environment, and avoiding glitter and... Read more

  • 11th November

    11/11/2019 1:22:19 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Be curious. Find out about three new topics or ideas." That's a tall order! I had a letter today from the NHS about blood donation; I've signed up to give blood on 22nd November, for the first time. I ha... Read more

  • 10th November

    11/10/2019 3:39:13 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Get out into nature and observe the changing season" Today was supposed to be a day off, but I went to work to cover for colleagues who were off sick and ended up working far longer than I'd intended. But... Read more

  • 9th November

    11/9/2019 3:04:55 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Teach yourself a new skill. Origami? First aid? Meditation?" Gosh - well, I'm always learning new things I think. At the moment, I'm having a go at learning to play a tenor recorder, and to play the descant re... Read more

  • 8th November

    11/8/2019 3:38:03 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Today, connect with someone from a different generation" Well, this is pretty much my everyday life at work - where I connect with people from 21-81 yrs old. Most of my colleagues are the next generation down ... Read more

  • 7th November

    11/8/2019 2:15:13 AM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "When you feel you can't do something, add the word YET" I have a half-marathon running race coming up just before Xmas - I can't run 13.5 miles, yet. I can't write the essay I need to do, yet. I can't... Read more

  • 6th November

    11/6/2019 11:00:02 AM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Make a meal using a recipe or ingredient you've not tried before" This was an apple and raspberry crisp which I had for breakfast. It's from a book called "Go Lean Vegan" by Christine Bailey. The f... Read more

  • 5th November

    11/5/2019 2:44:17 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Choose a different route and see what you notice on the way" I forgot to do this today - just walked to work and back. I have a few variations to my route that I take, depending on what mood I'm in and how muc... Read more

  • 4th November

    11/4/2019 12:38:59 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Today meet someone new and learn something about them" Well, today, I met a new member of staff. I didn't have time to learn much about him before I had to come home at the end of my shift, but I did learn that... Read more

  • 2nd and 3rd November

    11/3/2019 4:29:00 AM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg I missed posting on Saturday because I was at work all day, then went out in the evening, and forgot! "Broaden your perspective, read a different paper, magazine or site" Well, I didn't really do that, bu... Read more

  • 1st November

    11/1/2019 4:52:44 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/817311/november
    _2019.jpg "Make a list of new things you want to try out this month" Today I bought a recipe book from Slimming World (when I was there, as part of my work, supporting someone to attend the weekly meeting) - it's vegetari... Read more

  • 31st October

    10/31/2019 4:22:09 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Think of 3 things that give you hope for the future" 1) Greta Thunberg and the youth movement for climate change 2) Re-wilding programmes (and a "Forest for Cornwall") 3) A wonderful local company who... Read more

  • 30th October

    10/30/2019 4:32:36 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Set a goal that links to your sense of purpose in life" I have made a goal to do a Buddhist study exam - I have to submit an essay by the end of January 2020, and then, if that passes muster, I have to attend a ... Read more

  • 29th October

    10/29/2019 4:41:29 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Find a new perspective on a problem you face" First - think of a problem I dunno.......... it's starting to get cold here and the heating doesn't really seem to make me feel exactly warm (I have storage ... Read more

  • 28th October

    10/29/2019 3:04:22 AM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Start the week by writing down your top priorities and plans" I do this on a regular basis by using my Bullet Journal - there is a 'Future Log' where things coming up are placed - for example, events and reminde... Read more

  • 27th October

    10/27/2019 3:34:04 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Be kind to yourself today. Remember, progress takes time" 33 I can be very hard on myself......... find it hard to forgive myself when I've made a mistake, or messed up in some way. In Spark terms, I'v... Read more

  • 26th October

    10/26/2019 3:37:14 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Ask yourself, will this still matter a year from now?" Um, well, yes and no. In a sense, the past never matters because it's gone. But I am sure that how I am next year is dependent on how I am now........ Read more

  • 25th October

    10/25/2019 3:21:23 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Plan a fun or exciting activity to look forward to" Well, on Saturday, I'm going to the Intuitive Painting workshop, which is always exciting and fun - this week we are guiding our art by using a favourite poem,... Read more

  • 24th October

    10/24/2019 2:33:49 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Recognise that you have a choice about what to prioritise" I have two main prioritising systems on the go in my life. One is the four-box system I use at work (1) urgent (2) non-urgent (3) important (4) not-i... Read more

  • 23rd October

    10/23/2019 3:07:28 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Share an inspiring idea with a loved one or colleague" This kind of happened without me thinking about it today. One of my new colleagues showed me the pictures she makes with sea glass and pebbles. And I showe... Read more

  • 22nd October

    10/22/2019 2:59:21 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Write down three specific things that have gone well recently" 1. connecting a friend who needed a massage with a friend who does massage - heartfelt connections. 2. my work appraisal went really well - I p... Read more

  • 21st October

    10/21/2019 1:38:27 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Let go of the expectations of others and focus on what matters" I really can't tune into what these expectations might be................ My colleagues expect that I will turn up to work on time - and I do.... Read more

  • 20th October

    10/20/2019 10:21:25 AM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Find the joy in completing a task you've put off for some time" Completing certainly does give me joy - it's one of my main drivers at work. If I get stuck with something, I usually go back to something I can ea... Read more

  • 19th October

    10/19/2019 1:37:31 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Make a list of things you are looking forward to" My week off at the end of November - which contains my birthday (65yrs old) Christmas things in town - the lights being switched on, the lantern parade, the... Read more

  • 18th October

    10/18/2019 2:43:57 PM, by SWEETENUFGILL

    https://www.actionforhappiness
    .org/media/810489/october_
    2019.jpg "Thank yourself for achieving the things you often take for granted" That's a nice one, isn't it? I'm feeling particularly good at the moment - that might be due to the fact that I only worked one day this... Read more