The next time you feel emotional, look up to the stars and try to put it in some perspective and connect with the natural world. Is it really that important? Will you remember it a year from now? Did the person who upset you do it intentionally?
Look for the good in everyone, even when they frustrate you. Notice their strengths and be kind when your first instinct is to be unkind or criticise - say something positive instead.
Thank your parents for everything they have done for you and tell them you love them. Most children do not realise how much their parents give up for them.
Instead of burying your head in a magazine or phone, when your hairdresser attempts to make small talk, make an effort to engage in conversation - you just never know what shared interests you have!
Notice when someone is down and try to brighten their day. Or, if they are in difficulty, give your time and energy to listen and, if appropriate, offer advice/help.
Create some little treats, wrapped in pretty paper, or in a gift bag, and carry a few around with a pack of post-its. When you notice someone who is having a bad day, or who needs a pick me up, write something appropriately positive on a post-it, attach it to a treat pack and leave... Continue Reading →