• Gratitude,  Hope,  Self Determination

    Tiara 10 x 10k – A Lust For Life

    Hello there, this is a personal story for a change. As part of my plan to do something positive during Covid19 I have signed up to do the VHI virtual mini marathon in October. SO as of today i have 75 days to get in shape to do 10k a day for 10 days in October in aid of A Lust For Life. A Lust For Life is an amazing charity that I have been working with during Covid19. They are a brilliant team and do a wonderful job including getting a psychological first aid platform up and running within weeks of lockdown beginning. I am very proud to be…

  • Compassion,  Gratitude,  Happiness,  Hope

    Giving

    Hello there, today I wanted to talk a little bit about giving.  Some people say that there is no such thing as a truly altruistic act and to a certain degree I agree with this.  There is always a pleasure innate in giving something away.  I have always found that I get a great deal more in return. For me as I am sure many of you the ability to give money at the moment is difficult and so I would ask you to look at other ways to give.  Time is the most valuable resource that you have and so giving a little of your time to a friend…

  • Habits,  Hope,  Positive Psychology,  Resilience

    Hope

    Hope can be a funny thing it is defined as a feeling of expectation and desire for a particular thing to happen, a feeling of trust or simply put when we want something to happen or be the case.  It can however be very elusive especially in times such as these when it feel like life is on hold and we are anxiously waiting for a reprieve.  It is however times like these when hope it most important. Hope allows us to be optimistically confident that there will be a positive outcome.  Being hopeful allows us to anticipate a return not just to normal but to a better version of…