Category Happiness

Day 9 – Take a candle-lit bath

Nothing is more relaxing than ending your day with a longwinded candle-lit bath. Most of the time, I wouldn’t make the effort for myself. Whether it be because I am glued to my computer or tele, too time-poor or too tired I very rarely even tempt myself with the idea of having a bath, but […]

Day 8 – Wake up early to fit in exercise

It is a proven fact that exercise make us happier because it causes our bodies to release endorphins that enhance feelings of pleasure and self satisfaction. By including exercise in your morning regime, even if it is only a few days a week, I assure you that you will end the week feeling more energised […]

Day 7 – Paint your nails bright!

Start the week on a positive note by painting your nails the brightest colour you can find! According to Leslie Harrington, executive director of The Color Association of The United States, “We react on multiple levels of association with colours – there are social or culture levels as well as personal relationships with particular colors. […]

Day 5 – Be adventurous!

“Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming – “WOW – What a Ride!” Life is supposed to be adventure, so clear your calendar for next weekend […]

Day 3 – Get sentimental and frame your favourite photos

It’s Saturday, and with temperatures expected to reach up to 45 degrees in some parts of Sydney, there is no better time to get a little bit crafty and frame some of your favourite photos. Since everything has gone digital, I have found that I print out less and less photos and just leave them […]