Category Archives: My Happiness Project

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New Year resolutions are so much easier to keep when they add to life instead of taking away! Last year I learnt I could keep to a plan if it enhances my happiness; in all the years before I discovered … Continue reading

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Journey end?

  Life passes rapidly and it is important that every now and again we stop, stand still and reflect on what really matters. For me this was the question ‘what is happiness?’ At the start of the year I resolved … Continue reading

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December – Boot Camp Perfect

I have very nearly fallen off the wagon – right at the end of a whole year of resolutions, I find myself totally apathetic about November. Though to be honest, it is one of those months at the best of … Continue reading

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China: change, challenge, courage

China, a country of contrasts and complexities, a nation where what you expect to find is not what you get. I could be cynical and declare this a very clever smokescreen, but in the end I can only take my … Continue reading

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November – keep a contented heart

Well, October was pretty amazing – it ended with a week in China! I really don’t know how November can possibly follow that, though maybe succeeding with the project aim would be a bonus. October was supposed to be about … Continue reading

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24 hours in Paris

If we’d written the script we couldn’t have done it better. Our plan for fond farewells betwixt mother and son in the city of Paris really did help to take the edge off Joe’s imminent return to Melbourne. To save … Continue reading

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October – pay attention

    A quick skim back through the original inspiration for this crazy year (‘The Happiness Project’, Gretchen Rubin) has reminded me what this month is about – living in the moment. I have mixed feelings about those twee quotes … Continue reading

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