Unbelievably it has been a year since I was first diagnosed with breast cancer. I know that because I attended my first annual check this week. A lot has happened in the last year and I have written various blogs along the way but I haven’t written an update on my health since February, just after my 5th dose of chemo. A few people have asked about an update, so here it is…. I don’t like to moan about my experience because I am acutely aware that many people are going throug
As I type this I am trying to ignore the slight undercurrent of panic slowly bubbling as I contemplate the half marathon ahead of me this morning. I know I will get round it, I have put the training in, but no matter how many runs I do there is something about a ‘race day’ that makes it somehow much more challenging than a normal training run. So what does physical health have to do with our finances? We all know that stress can have a negative impact on our physical health a
I snapped this picture while out on a soggy run with the dogs this morning. It got me thinking about our goals and ambitions and how they change over time. If we achieve what once seemed impossible, that achievement somehow morphs in to the norm and new goals arise – we never quite reach that pot of gold. I’m all for setting and achieving goals but it’s equally as important to appreciate the beauty of rainbow. #MindfulFinance #Values #Vitality
One of the concepts Covey et al explore in First Things First is that of the four human needs. They describe the following basic needs in our lives: To live: this represents our physical needs e.g. food, shelter, clothing, economic wellbeing, health.
To Love: this is our social need, to love, to be loved, to belong, to be accepted.
To learn: our mental need, to grow to develop and to use our talents.
To leave a legacy: this is a spiritual need, to have a sense of meaning,