Just over a year ago I decided I wanted to get healthier, so last year was my year of health. Instead of new year resolutions I set a theme to get healthier and each week I added one small habit. Unfortunately, last year was not a healthy year. It started with a sickness illness and ended with a persistent cold that I had for over two months. So it should be easy for you to Continue Reading …
“You should be far more concerned with your current trajectory than with your current results.” James Clear, Atomic Habits. It is good to celebrate our progress and achievements, even when they’re small because they mean we are still moving forward. What did you start, progress or achieve last month?
Board games are important to our family as a way of spending quality time with each other, and friends. One thing I particularly like is that there are so many different games, so many different mechanisms that everyone can find one they enjoy. And everyone gets a chance to win because they are better at some types; trust me there is no need to allow the kids to win in our house. Just a few Continue Reading …
Are you feeling overwhelmed at the number of things you’d like to improve and worried you won’t or can’t improve. Instead of goals use the wheel of life to find your priority annual theme.
The Rubik’s Cube is an iconic and addictive toy that has been around for 40 years. With new variations available including the Rubik’s Edge and Rubik’s Orbit would the children or adults solve them first?
Have you been writing your journal for several years? Are you feeling bored with your journal writing? Do you think you could get more from journaling? I feel this way. I’ve written in my journal for close to 30 years. For many years it was off-and-on, but has become a daily habit over the last few years. But, I’m wondering if I’ve fallen into a rut. I always journal just before I go to sleep Continue Reading …
The Oxford Half Marathon Schools Challenge enables primary school children to run a mile from the official start line, and get a medal and goody bag when they finish. It is a great way to inspire children to run.
Splendor is a great classic board game where you collect gems to help you buy more expensive items. The whole family has enjoyed this game.
I’m introducing 50 small healthy habits during the year which will add up to a big improvement in my health. This is how the first six months have gone.
In Takenoko you establish a garden, grow bamboo and feed the Emperor’s panda. You win by having the most points, which you gain by completing certain garden layouts, growing specific bamboo patterns and feeding different bamboo to the panda.