Do you feel like you're bombarded with "feel good" media and blogs that are urging you to find happiness, to be happier, to live a happier life? Do you sit down some days when things have been tough and think, "Why can't I just be happy?" Are you constantly searching and striving to find the … Continue reading Joy
School holidays are almost here and I can already hear the cries of thousands of children as they have nothing to do for two whole weeks - "I'm Bored"! In the past, when I've heard those dreaded words, I've become annoyed, muttered something about 'oh, wouldn't it be nice to be bored rather than cooking … Continue reading “I’m Bored!”
We are all creative beings. Whether it be working out what's for dinner and "creatively" putting together what's in the fridge, planning a unit of work for your Yr 4 class, working out a project schedule or actively being "creative" - painting, making music, doing craft. So why do so many people feel they aren't … Continue reading Introducing “Creativity”
Ummm... excuse me? Where has the year gone? My last blog post was on December 4th, 2017, and it is now February 20th, 2018! I feel like the end of 2017 was so busy and full on that my feet barely touched the ground. January was spent trying to piece myself back together and re-group … Continue reading Happy New Year (at the end of February!)
I love Christmas! I really mean it! I love the excitement, the anticipation, the decorations, the food, the giving and receiving, the time spent with family and friends, the music, the lights. I really do feel like it is the most wonderful time of the year. And, as a teacher in Australia, I love this time … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Camping. It is a word that instills terror in some and exhilaration in others. For me, it has been a time of making happy memories and learning not to sweat the 'small stuff'.
A recent experience has had me reflecting on Change and how it is such a personal thing.