Life: How To Be Cool – Part 6 – Live With Purpose & The Conclusion

How To Be Cool - Live With Purpose

For the last 6 weeks I have been posting a ‘How To Be Cool’ series. This came out of a ‘talk’ I gave at a women’s conference. I was given free reign to talk about whatever I wanted, so I decided to talk about how to be cool. Part 1 – My Story Part 2 – The Elements of Cool #1 – Know Who You Are Part 3 – The Elements of Cool #2 – Be At Your Best Part {Read More}

Life: How To Be Cool – Part 5 – Never Stop Learning

How To Be Cool - Part 5 - Never Stop Learning-1

For the last 4 weeks, I have been talking about ‘How To Be Cool’. I have covered part of my story and have moved into the 5 ‘Elements of Cool’… 1) Know Who You Are 2) Be At Your Best 3) Love Your Life The 4th Element of Cool is ‘Never Stop Learning’ To be cool you have to have a love for learning, it doesn’t have to be formalised. At 45 my mother decided she wanted to learn folk {Read More}

Life: How To Be Cool – Part 4 – Love Your Life

How To Be Cool - Part 2

A month or so ago, I spoke at a Women’s Retreat. I was allowed to speak about whatever I wanted. So of course, I decided to talk about ‘Being Cool’. I spent a lot of time putting together my talk, so I decided I would share what I spoke about bit by bit here every Friday… This series is in 3 Parts: 1) My journey through PND – read more about that here 2) Being Cool – The 5 Elements {Read More}

Life: How To Be Cool – Part 3 – Be @ Your Best

How To Be Cool - Part 3

A few weeks ago I spoke at a Women’s Retreat… I spoke about ‘Being Cool’. I have been sharing the things I spoke about here as I figured I put so much time into planning it and getting my thoughts in order, it seemed a shame for it to just be a file on my computer… My little talk was in three parts.. 1) My Journey – you can read about that here 2) The 5 Elements of Cool 3) {Read More}

Life: Book Club Thankfulness

Book Club

I don’t actually have time to write a post today as I should be reading ‘The Great Gatsby’ for bookclub. When last we had bookclub I had said I couldn’t make it to the next one, so I didn’t start reading it {I would rather read blogs}. Then everyone else cancelled that night too, so the date was shifted. And now, that night is tonight. So I kinda have to read it… Now, when I have come to sit and {Read More}

Life: How To Be Cool – Part 2 – Know Who You Are

How To Be Cool - Part 2

Last week I told you all about my speaking engagement at a Craft Retreat… My talk was in three parts 1) My Story – or part there of 2) The 5 Elements of Cool 3) Reflection Time Last week I told you part of my Post Natal Depression story… Over the next five weeks, I am going to give you 5 Elements of Cool, these elements will stand the test of time, {unlike Gangnam Style}! These have come out of {Read More}

Life: How To Be Cool – Part 1 – My Story

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Last weekend I packed up my scrapbooking and a crochet blanket I have been working on all year and went on a craft retreat. I am not really crafty, but… CraftyMummy and my BFFs Jodie and Anna were going, so I figured it was a good excuse to hang out with them. I was also going to be the ‘guest speaker’ for Sunday Morning. Eep! I thought I would share what I spoke about… It seemed to get a good {Read More}

Life: Thankful for Great Friends – A List

Thankful Thursday Banner

I am into writing lists at the moment… Today’s list is made up of reasons I am thankful for the lovely friends I have… Great friends turn up with good cheese (and beer) Great friends make you geeky spreadsheets Great friends leave flowers and cards for when you arrive at THEIR house to stay when they are not home Great friends swap life stories and their chips Great friends are understanding of me being rubbish at organising things Great friends {Read More}

Life: Mirror Mirror – Things to tell yourself today + Printable

Mirror Mirror -1 - Today

I have discovered the joy of making printables… I think it is the teacher in me… I love thinking of motivational things to write and things that I need to remember myself. I am starting a little series called: Mirror Mirror… I have made them in various sizes for you to print out. I am going to put them on my mirror so that I can see them when I get ready in the mornings. I am always in need {Read More}

SBR – Thinkin’ about stuff

Thinking, Thinking, Thinking

Saturday Bonus Reading… I have been given an extra hour or two today. My mum has the girls, BabyCool is asleep and Mr Cool is pottering about… so I have taken the chance just to sit still and take stock… Of course, I have been thinking about my blog, it seems to occupy a lot of my thinking time lately, which is fine, and it is not. I have been thinking about how my blog has evolved. It began as {Read More}

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