There are many benefits in connecting with others, such as reduced stress levels, better mental and physical health, and even longevity.
I still love going for walks and as soon as I finish writing this blog post I’m going to head out to get my ‘steps’ in for the day. May need my gloves and beanie tonight!
Anyone who has had a dog knows the unconditional love they give. Our hearts are breaking and we’re going to feel numb for a while but I know that her presence will always be with us.
My family are drawn to the ocean regardless of the seasons (they are water babies) and there are several times during winter that we go for a drive to the beach. Because it makes us HAPPY! The sound of the waves crashing, seagulls fighting, children screaming in delight…..it doesn’t get much better than that.
There’s nothing like turning the music up loud at home, singing like no one is listening and dancing like no one is watching! (although I do think my dancing gives my dog anxiety). There is a lot of scientific research out there hailing the benefits of listening to music.
As soon as we hit winter here in Sydney I’m on a mission to bring colour into my house and into the lives of others. Winter can be a hard time for some people, especially for those who crave light and sunshine….
The world lost a true legend today.
And the winner is…..
Sunday May 12th is Mother’s Day here in Australia and this Mother’s Day I felt like doing something very special to celebrate my mum and many others who are cancer survivors.
I have just finished painting a lovely floral still life acrylic painting “Belle Gardenia” and it will go to the highest bidder (as of Sun May 12 at 5pm (AEST).
As a way of ‘giving back’ on this special day, I am going to donate all the proceeds to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.
To be in the running all you need to do is to type your $ bid in the comment section below, between 8pm Sat May 11 - 5pm Sunday May 12 (AEST).