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H is for Hello

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Once again, there were so many words to choose from when it came to H: Happiness, Hope, Help … but today I’m going with Hello.

Now we could talk about saying, ‘Hello’ to new chapters in your life … here’s a few quotes for you! But keep reading, I’m talking today about physically saying hello!

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 I love all these quotes, if something isn’t right in your life or you feel the need to make a change, saying hello to something new could be exactly what you need.

However, today I’m talking about those simple words … saying, ‘Hello’.

I go walking with a friend who says hello to every single person we pass. I don’t mean a smile and a nod, she physically says, ‘morning,’ ‘afternoon,’ or ‘hello,’ to every single person. Her cheery voice lights up their faces, some reply with a cheery response, some smile and nod. When she started this, I said, ‘you’re in a good mood this morning!’ Because although we’re not rude, we smile and nod at people, but most of the time we’re in deep conversation. She told me she’d been reading an article and you never know what people are going through, and her cheery hello could actually make their day.

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So now, no matter what is on my mind, when I’m out walking, even on my own with Daisy, our little cocker spaniel, I say hello to every single person I pass. I’ve always smiled at people, if I’m in shops or interacted with shop assistants, I’ve always thought that was enough, however, now I don’t just talk quietly and smile politely, I really make an effort to project my voice and ensure my warmness is reaching them. You can actually see people’s faces brighten. Why not give it a try. Even if you’re not in the mood to talk to anyone, in fact this is the best time to do it, as it’ll make you feel brighter. The more expressed hellos you give the better you’ll feel.

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We also have a lovely dad at my girls school who is so jovially it’s infectious! A few times he’s turned up with a mega phone, shouting, ‘Good morning, everyone!’ And although this may be a bit extreme for you, his whole attitude on a morning, especially when parents are rushing to get their kids to school on time, any kind of drama could have happened before school, he instantly brightens up the morning.

So don’t wait for someone to say, ‘hello’ to you, be the person who makes their day!

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Thank you as always for visiting, wishing you lots of love.

Victoria

xx

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G is for Gratitude

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I absolutely love this word.

I love the feeling of being grateful for all I have.

When I first discovered the Law of Attraction, gratitude was one of the things I enjoyed learning about the most. Being grateful for all I had. Being thankful for the smallest of things and watching how they grew into big things. How my life began changing without much effort.

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So many people are constantly wanting. Wanting more, and not being happy with what they have. But the LOA teaches us to be grateful for all that we have but don’t stop striving and visualising for more.

Not sure where to start when it comes to feeling grateful?

Start by writing a list of all the things in your life that you love. It’s so easy to focus on the negative and what is bringing us unhappiness, when we need to focus on the good we have in our life. So start by writing down all the things you are grateful for … from food, shelter to the people in your life.

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If you feel like you’re being challenged, that lots of things don’t go your way, start to focus on what is going your way … look at the little joys in life. Focus on the basics. Focus on the things you could be taking for granted. Once you put this into perspective, you’ll be surprised at how your higher energy shifts, how you suddenly have good things come to you.

I truly believe that gratitude brings to you more things to be grateful for!

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Thank you as always for visiting, wishing you lots of love.

Victoria

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F is for Fun

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Today’s blog post was inspired by my 8 year old daughter. She was watching me last week, as I put together E is for Enjoy and decided she wanted to help. So she started to think of words beginning with F … the first thing that came out of her mouth was fun!

Perfect! I told her. She was beaming.

It is the most perfect word for F. As a child that was the first thing she thought of, but as adults we forget that life is about having fun. Yes, we have our bills to pay, chores to do, ‘life stuff’ that just gets in the way of us having fun. And that’s the problem, we often feel like we’re stuck in a whirlwind of ‘stuff to do!’

I love the saying by Thomas Edison:

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There’s few people who can live by this quote, and if you’re not one of them, is there anything you can do to change this?

If not, what can you integrate into your life to make sure you’re having fun. Maybe you need a new hobby, to socialise more with friends or to simply relax.

It’s so important to have that time-out. My girls have gone back to school today after the Easter Holidays, I love having them at home. Don’t get me wrong, I was looking forward to getting my head back into work, as I’m lucky enough to enjoy what I do, but I love having fun with them. Not sticking to a schedule, not stressing about what needs to be done and allowing myself to take a break. Yes, I’ve had to do bits daily, but that doesn’t matter so much because I enjoy what I do. It’s just as important to me that I’m having fun with my family as well as deadlines being met.

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 So, what makes you laugh? What’s your idea of having fun? What makes you happy?

Think of all these questions and ask yourself more to find out how you can bring more fun into your life. Do you need to make any changes to make sure you can bring more joy and laughter to you?

Research has shown that, ‘laughter and humour can have a positive effect on health and longevity.’

So come on, think of all those things that make you smile, things that relax you … you may feel you don’t have time, or you simply can’t fit fun into your life … if that’s that case …

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As always sending you lots of love and happiness

Victoria

xx

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E is for Enjoy

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It’s easy to say, ‘Enjoy life while you’re here,’ but when you have 101 things going around in your head, your every day life is busy with all the stuff you have going on in your life, that simply saying, ‘Enjoy it,’ seems fragile and often nonsense!

This is where you need to take stock and think about things you do enjoy and think about if you need to integrate them into your life more. Is there anything in your life that you feel is dragging you down, is there a way of turning this around to ensure you get some kind of enjoyment out of it.

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Maybe at the moment you feel that you can’t change things, and circumstances may make you feel trapped, however, you can change the way you feel! You can choose to ignore those negative emotions and choose to enjoy each day as it comes.

Step outside, whatever the weather, feel the heat upon your body or the rain upon your face or even the snow upon your lips, then feel the warmth of your soul. The magically elements of choosing to enjoy what life has to offer you.

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So have a think about what you are letting bring you down, then choose to enjoy the things you love in your life. Don’t take for granted those things that bring positivity to your life. Be thankful for all that you have and enjoy those precious things, rather than worrying about what you don’t have.

I thought this following quote was great to tie-in with this post and our Dream post last week.

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Go on, get out there and just enjoy! Simply enjoy! One last quote to really think about:

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As always sending you lots of love and happiness

Victoria

xx

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