Mindfulness (Page 3)

Mindfulness is about taking the time to be aware, whether of those around you, physical items, or things you do. Being thankful for what you have.

Coming to grief

To truly appreciate happiness you have to feel sadness. And it sounds strange to think, let alone say, but grief is to be appreciated for it makes you realise how dear the person, or pet, was to you. Yesterday our little Pecan and Pumpkin disappeared. No sign of a struggle,Read More →

How to live healthy on 50 a week at PumpjackPiddlewick

Whether you wish to have a life that is debt free or wish to save money for something particular, from a small gift to a house, the tactic is the same. The simple (and rather off-putting) answer is spend less than you bring in.  For us, that limited us toRead More →

how to reuse your morning coffee to rehydrate at PumpjackPiddlewick

Today I treated myself to making my luscious coffee scrub again. This time of year, dark, dank and muddy for us, just begged me to bolster myself and rehydrate my skin. My skin has been feeling so dry, what with the heating on and lots of wool clothing. So, needsRead More →

changing your life is it hard to do with PumpjackPiddlewick

Whether changing your life style, downsizing or, as in our case, following our dream of a new life in France making wine, what is the hardest step to pursuing change? I’ve ‘given it all up’ in my life, not once, but twice.  By choice. The first time I gave upRead More →