Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Why Staying off Facebook and Social Media Made Me Happier

When I quit smoking a few years ago, the first few days were bleak. I wondered how I would cope and manage through the day; and especially with how I would get through those dark mornings. Would life ever be quite the same again? Would I survive such mental punishment and torture from the withdrawal pangs of nicotine?

Now it wasn't quite so horrendous as this, but when I decided to quit facebook and all social media sites for 2 weeks, I did have withdrawal symptoms for the first 48 hours. Okay, I may not have been pulling my hair out like I did when I quit cigarettes, but it was still present.

It still felt like something was, well, missing.

But after that initial mental, foggy patch, I actually (And suddenly) became happier. And here's why.

Monday, 9 January 2017

7 Excuses You Can Eliminate From Your Life Right Now

You have set goals for 2017, big goals. This is going to be your year, right? This is the year you will make your mark. The year you will be able to look back on and say, "I did it".

It's your time...isn't it?

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Do We Really Need More Drugs and Counselling?

A year ago whilst visiting Utah, USA and watching the local news on TV, they reported that in the previous year there were over 300 accidental deaths caused through prescription drugs.

Three-hundred in just one state in 12 months! I was shocked. Imagine how many there must be in the whole of the USA!

A study was done not so long ago about people who were on antidepressants long term. If my memory serves me right, the study was conducted on over 2,300 people who had been taking their drugs for 5 years or more.

Sunday, 18 December 2016

How to Get on the Path to a Better Life and a Free Ebook

Don't you just love this time of year? So many people are full of hope and greater expectations of a better life - next year. Things will be different they say, next year. And off they run to make a list of New Year resolutions.

A short lived list, but the intentions are good. For these couple of weeks, life takes on a whole new meaning.

Things will be better this year!