Have you noticed the number of ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ objects for sale? It’s on posters, t-shirts, mugs and mats. The last time this phrase enjoyed such popularity was when the British Government produced it in 1939 at the start of World War II.
Friend – it’s one of the most overused, and perhaps even abused words in the English language. We often hear people call someone a friend, address him or her as one, and yet they may only have known each other for a very short period of time.
Man caves are special. I’m writing this from my man cave. To the outsider it probably looks like a study as it contains my pc, a printer and books. But there’s also a decanter, an old Imperial typewriter on the floor, some pewter, a model car (the sporty one I’ll never afford) and various other bits that say ‘this space is mine.’
What’s free and is proven to lift mood, decrease anger, fatigue and tension? It’s ecotherapy. Green exercise activities such as gardening, cycling, walking or conservation activities have such a marked effect on mood, self-esteem and obesity reduction I think they should be prescribed.
Do you have faith in your ability to meet challenges head on and solve problems? Do you believe you can make a difference, or that you are effective, productive, and competent in the things you take on?