Tag Archives: change
Posted on 11. Apr, 2013 by Julia Barnard.
If you are need of some rest and relaxation, consider heading to the beach for your next vacation. A study by the European Centre for Environment and Human Health compared different outdoor settings to see which did the most for a person’s wellbeing. The coast, urban parks and the countryside were compared through an analysis of [...]
Posted on 21. Feb, 2013 by Julia Barnard.
I’m sure you’ve heard it before: the brain is like a muscle. So the more you use it the stronger it gets. If your brain cells (neurons) aren’t used they will wither and die. However you can build up a good reserve and develop new pathways. What follows are things you can do in your [...]
Posted on 10. Dec, 2012 by Julia Barnard.
If you are thinking of a career change for 2013 and want to be happy, the City and Guilds’ index of career happiness suggests you become a gardener or florist. The UK survey of 2200 workers found that 87% of florists and gardeners enjoyed their jobs. That’s a big statistic! Such people felt in control [...]
Posted on 01. Dec, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
December is the twelfth and final month of the year and comes from the word decem, meaning ten as it was originally the tenth month of the year in the old Roman calendar. Given that it is the last month of the year, I thought this would be a good opportunity to get you ready [...]
Posted on 01. Nov, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
November is the eleventh month of the year, but its name comes from novem, meaning nine as it was originally the ninth month of the year. As we approach the end of the year, we enter the holiday season. Generally this means time spent with family, as well as organising events whether large or small. [...]
Posted on 01. Oct, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
October is the tenth month of the year and is from the word octo, meaning eight as it was originally the eighth month of the year in the old Roman calendar. World Mental Health Day takes place this month, its aim being to promote good mental wellbeing and to highlight important issues that need addressing. [...]
Posted on 01. Aug, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
August is the eighth month of the year and is named after the emperor Augustus. It was originally called sextilis meaning sixth, as it was the sixth month in the old Roman calendar. Another reminder that things do change, even though such things can seem like they’ve been around forever. This month marks International Youth [...]
Posted on 01. Jul, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
July is the seventh month of the year and is named after Julius Caesar. This month there really is a reason to be happy as International Happiness Day is celebrated. As such I will provide you with some simple tips to help you not only celebrate this day, but to be used at any time. [...]
Posted on 01. May, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
May is the fifth month of the year and is named after the goddess Maia. For a month of happiness, we will draw from three events happening in May: World Laughter Day, International No Diet Day and a little known celebration observed in the US, Visit Your Relatives Day. If we take advantage of these [...]
Posted on 01. Mar, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
March is the third month of the year and is named after the god Mars. This month marks the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere and the start of autumn in the southern hemisphere. Make sure to note the changes in the season, no matter where you are in the world. March is International [...]