Lazy Brain: Is your mobile changing how you think?

Have you noticed your attention span is getting shorter?  Do you find yourself picking up your phone more often?  Turning to Google or Alexa whenever you have a question?  If you have answered yes to any of these, then you might need to read on … Those of us of a certain age will rememberContinue reading “Lazy Brain: Is your mobile changing how you think?”

Crafting: A Whole New ‘Spooniverse’

At So Just Be, we are big fans of anything that promotes self-care and wellbeing and the great thing about self-care is that there is no right or wrong way to do it!  Any activity that gives you feelings of having that glow around you like the ‘Ready Brek’ kid falls into the category ofContinue reading “Crafting: A Whole New ‘Spooniverse’”

Crafting: More than just a hobby!

Scoff all you like, but crafting genuinely makes you happy.  It’s probably the best hobby in the world.  In fact, crafting is way more than just a hobby! Crafting itself can come in many forms and is enjoyed by a multitude of people – not all crafters are fleece-wearing, hot-flushing middle-aged women! Men and womenContinue reading “Crafting: More than just a hobby!”

Toxic Friends: Time to spring clean your dysfunctional relationships?

As many as 8 out of 10 people have got one … I’ve got one right now! They can give you a feeling of dread when their name pops up on your phone. They can leave you feeling emotionally drained as you deal with their life dramas, but they don’t give a shit about yours.Continue reading “Toxic Friends: Time to spring clean your dysfunctional relationships?”

The Joy of Doodling

Back in the day, before we had cordless phones at home and all used a landline (yes, there was communication before the mobile!), phones would often live on a dedicated table of some sort.  Not far away you would find pen and paper for jotting down those all important messages.  This was the place, satContinue reading “The Joy of Doodling”

A Perfect Start

The annoying thing is that the perfection I was seeking, that so many of us seek every day, it didn’t exist. There is no ‘perfect’. Everyone is out there every day working their arses off to achieve this unattainable, non-existent concept. Every single one of us has our own aspirations, our own ideas of what is ‘perfect’. Most of the time we’re not even happy.