If you look up the word ‘kindness’ in the dictionary, you will see a photo of my friend – let’s call her ‘Pauline’. You won’t really. You’ll see a definition along the lines of ‘a quality of being friendly, generous and considerate’. But it should be a photo of ‘Pauline’. We all know a ‘Pauline’.Continue reading “The Key to Kindness? Self-compassion!”
The tears are completely unstopable. I’ve cried at work. I’ve cried in a supermarket (that was embarrassing). I’ve cried in a restaurant (people were glaring at my poor husband thinking he was a wanky bloke that makes women cry). I’ve cried a lot.
We make our resolutions when we are feeling tired, emotional, miserable and a little bit pissed after drinking Bailey’s for 5 days on the trot.
It is totally OK to change how you ‘do’ Christmas. The only rules are the ones you make for yourself, after all.
We don’t know about you, but we have not enjoyed much of 2022. It has been a challenge at times to find the positives in a year that has thrown some nasty curved balls in our direction.
My hair dramas are doing nothing for my confidence or self esteem. I will regularly cry in front of the mirror as I gaze at my stubble and grinning scalp. Does that make me vain?
It can become all too easy to spend our time measuring our success by our achievements or reflecting on what we have not done that we forget what it’s like to relax and just enjoy the now. So is it time to put down our to-do lists, give ourselves a break and rediscover the art of ‘human being’ rather than ‘human doing’?
Tuesdays are known as ‘Choose-Day’ here at So Just Be. Each week on Instagram we share a recommendation with you to help you switch off the day. Here’s our full list – find something to help you unwind.
We all love a special occasion or an event. Sharing a moment with those around us really is a special feeling. Who hasn’t turned to the person they are with, or even a complete stranger come to that, when we have witnessed something unforgettable? Look around you next time you are somewhere with a crowdContinue reading “Have We Forgotten How to Enjoy the Moment?”
I’m short tempered and have a limited fuck-budget for time wasters, lazy people and drama queens, amongst others. Does that mean I hate everyone?