World Day of Health & Safety at Work

World Day of Health & Safety at Work

Today is World Day of Health and Safety at Work, what better time to talk about what most affects our health at work: stress. Workplace stress affects most of us from time to time and there’s a lot of different factors that are to blame:  Maybe it’s long hours, busy schedules, demanding deadlines or problems with colleagues – but no matter what it is that makes work more difficult for you, it can and should be dealt with. The International Labour Organisation’s report on stress — Read more →

Lose your stress by losing your loneliness

Lose your stress by losing your loneliness

This month is Stress Awareness Month, addressing a problem that is potentially dangerous, if not handled properly. If we are all honest with ourselves, we probably do not handle stress as well as we should, being stressed often leads us to get angry and just generally brings us down. Stress is the body’s way of responding to pressures that we cannot cope with. This means we better keep an eye on our lifestyle and try and work out what problems exceed our ability to cope — Read more →

Flowers

Flowers

Flowers. What is the first thing that comes in to your mind when you think of them? For me it is the smell because the flowers my mum buys offer a beautiful and unique smell, one that drifts through the room when they are placed. However, I recently read a quote by Henri Matisse that says: “flowers are there for those who want to look for them”. When I heard this, one word came to me: Positivity. The flowers represent positivity, right? Let’s face it, — Read more →

Materialism: Good or bad for us?

Materialism: Good or bad for us?

Materialism: Good or bad for us? I recently read an article on how the country of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is once again ranked as the most charitable country in the world. It tugged at my heart when I further read that this is despite Myanmar being one of the poorest countries in the world; to me it brought home how much I take for granted in my everyday life. It also got me thinking about the concept of materialism and how easily I — Read more →

Spring in to Life with FeedMyHappy

Spring in to Life with FeedMyHappy

Its officially Spring again, a special season in that not only the weather changes (or should change in the case of the UK!) it also means change in time and a period where new life begins. All of these changes are great opportunities for us to make important changes in our own lives. It could be that you are looking to take up a new hobby, learn a new life skill or just make some changes in your life. We also have to remember though — Read more →