March 20th is International Day of Happiness and on that day in 2019 I put up a post titled Find Your Happy. In it I wrote about how, for the first time in my life, I identified as happy. I have spent most of my life pursuing happiness. My second tattoo, which I got in … Continue reading Mental Health Monday: Why Am I Grasping, But Not Latching, On To Happiness?
Book 9/30. My rating: 2 of 5 stars Wow! This was really really really NOT GOOD. I quite enjoyed Me Before You so I was looking forward to reading this despite the unfavourable reviews on here. But wow, this was really really really NOT GOOD! My biggest issues with this book came down to:1) Louisa2) … Continue reading After You by Jojo Moyes
One of my bestest friends, who is also my maternal cousin, is getting married at the end of the year and her introduction was on March 20th. For those not familiar with the tradition, the introduction ceremony entails the man, together with his family, going to the home of the woman he intends to marry … Continue reading Life Goes On: A Double-edged Sword
Book 8/30. My rating: 3 of 5 starsThis had me intrigued from page 2!! I may have given this just 3 stars but it is a VERY strong 3 stars 😅Now I really cannot wait to read The Invention of Wings.View all my reviews ** A guide to ratings **1 star – did not like … Continue reading The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
April 7th is World Health Day, a global health awareness day celebrated every year under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as other related organizations. From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific … Continue reading World Health Day: How Your Gut Affects Your Mental Health
Book 7/30. My rating: 5 of 5 starsMy first five star read of 2021 🤩This was an incredibly charming book. It was funny, sad, heartwarming and heartbreaking all at once. All the characters in the book were so alive and it was an absolute joy to witness how their friendships with Ove formed, despite his … Continue reading A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman