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:
3 day Quote Challenge - Day 1:
I love a challenge, so being nominated to do a 3 day quote challenge, when each day you choose a quote to share and explain your reasons for choosing it - of course I accepted!
Here is my choice for Day 1...
Facing Your Giants! How to be as confident & bold as David, in defeating your life's Goliath.
Everyone has giants to face at different times in life, some bigger than others, but all give you the chance to prove to yourself just how strong you really are!
It's a story to give us courage when we are facing a scary giant in life. An account that speaks to our soul and reminds we how capable and strong we actually are! For believers a lesson in how victorious we can be when we align ourselves with what God wants us to do & how in weakness we become strong through Gods Holy Spirit equipping us with exactly what sling and stone we need for the battle ahead... (click to read more)
"TIME, REST, BREATH" The important need to simply stop, rest, just be & breath!
A slogan to remind us esp when we are stressed out or having a manic time, that we also need to take time to stop, de-stress and calm our minds and bodies down!
A slogan to remind us esp when we are stressed out or having a manic time, that we also need to take time to stop, de-stress & calm our minds & bodies down!
Top Choices for Reusable Coffee Cups! How to enjoy your coffee the environmentally friendly & non toxic way...