Survival Tips for when life feels overwhelming! Taking 'one day at a time' moving forward into the unknown 'step by step', getting things done 'bit by bit' & ticking off the to-do list 'one by one'!
As Helen's Journey Blog is 1 of the 8 bloggers from 102 nominees chosen as a finalist for the 'WELLBEING UK BLOG AWARD 2019' I share why wellbeing is so vital to our health and happiness and how wellbeing niche blogs are important and inspiring. I also list my top wellbeing posts for encouragement.
Handy ways to get prepared, focused and be ready for the new year... Set your intentions for the new year ahead with Focus Words, Goal Setting and Promises to yourself.
"CHRISTMAS CHEER" A Christmas Acrostic Poem encapsulating the beauty of the Christmas Season and all its traditions.
Two Category Nominations in the 'UK Blog Awards 2019' Please VOTE FOR HELEN'S JOURNEY in both categories; 'Wellness' & 'Green & Eco'!
(Instructions for voting in this post))
A big THANK YOU! I appreciate every single vote esp as I'm up against some big blog names...
The Power of THANKFULNESS! Top Tips for logging GRATITUDE, to bring more happiness and inner peace into your life through the joy of gratefulness! Including a 'WEEKLY GRATITUDE DIARY' free printable, as my gratitude gift for my readers!
HOW I BUILT MY BLOG IN THE FIRST YEAR - REACHING OVER 10,000 VIEWS & OVER 11,000 FOLLOWERS. Helen's Journey Blog 1 year Bloggerversary!
Mary Poppins Fancy Dress Costume DIY Tutorial. A great costume option when you need an easy outfit that isn't too complicated to put together, but that gives you a great chance of winning best costume!
As my first year of blogging comes to an end, I've been nominated for two 'Blogger Recognition Awards'!
Here is my award interview, sharing the story of starting my blog and two pieces of advice for other bloggers or wannabe bloggers...
Finding the right gift can be tough - So here are some handy ideas for touching gifts for friends and loved ones!
A post sharing a list of gifts I had for my Birthday, that helped to made it so full of love and effort!
LIFE LESSONS THAT THE SEASON OF AUTUMN/FALL CAN BRING TO ALL...
Like most things in life, how we experience the change of season and weather, is down to our personal perspective. This post is all about how we can purposely choose a positive perspective, as we transition into a new season.
Kirkstall Abbey - A free day out in Leeds any time of the year, surrounded by beauty, history and fun for all ages and abilities.
So cool in fact I visited twice in the space of four months! Read my review & take a peek through my camera lens...
Odeon LUXE' cinema review - watching your films in a more luxurious cinema...
Individual leather reclining chairs, individual swivelling tray tables, bar for pre and post film drinks, new food menu.
How luxury cinemas are making watching films more accessible to people with physical ailments and a more independently exciting experience for children!
Using Creative Writing, Poetry, Prose and Song Lyrics - to express yourself & your inner emotions, towards different experiences in life!
MY CREATIVE TWIST ON 'THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR' THEME TUNE,
TO SHARE A REWARDING LIFE EXPERIENCE WITH YOU!
What I've learnt from 3 years of growing my hair an extra 12 inches for charity, to make a wig for a child with cancer!
My story from "SHORT HAIR DON'T CARE" to "LONG HAIR COZ I CARE"
Please sponsor me to try and raise enough to cover the cost of making the wig - any amount appreciated! 🙂
My 1st 'Versatile Blogger Award' & interview sharing '7 FACTS ABOUT ME'
As my 35th birthday is soon approaching I refuse to focus on what I don't have by this age or bad situations of the past.
Instead, I'm choosing to focus on all the great life experiences I've had in life - as when I reflect on these I feel richly blessed beyond age, health, circumstance etc.
So, the following 7 facts about me I have chosen from my bag of life experiences & dug out the photographs to go along with them too...
"Fibro-my-what?" Let me explain...
All about the health condition FIBROMYALGIA!
The 12th of May is 'Fibromyalgia Awareness Day' - So what better way to become aware than by reading this blogpost all about it...
'WORLD EARTH DAY' - What is it & how can I join in by making changes to my plastic use?
April 22nd is 'World Earth Day' which grew out of this day in 1970 when millions went to the streets to protest things like pollution, pesticides use and other global ecological awareness issues.
The power of words!
Everyone loves a good quote, right?
Well I must say I've rather enjoyed this '‘3 Day Quote Challenge’ with choosing a new quote to share each day and explaining my reasons for choosing it. I love fun with words, I love sharing and I love encouraging others - the perfect challenge for me 😉
Here's the quote chosen for Day 3 of the challenge...
So just what is the '3 Day Quote Challenge'? I hear you ask... well it's when each day you choose a quote to share and explain your reasons for choosing it - I'm always up for fun with words!
So here is my quote for Day 2: