Happier at Home, Gretchen Rubin

Happier at Home, Gretchen Rubin

In line with my current fascination with being well, which includes being happy, I’ve read Gretchen Rubin’s Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life. She has studied happiness extensively and had a blog and another book dedicated to it. … Continue reading

High Energy Happiness – A Book Review

High Energy Happiness – A Book Review

There hasn’t been much time or brain power to read recently. So I’ve been choosing what I read (of course I’m still reading something!) wisely. I’ve just managed to finish reading The Busy Woman’s Guide to High Energy Happiness by Louise Thompson. Rating: ***** Recommended for: Anyone who has a fatigue-based illness or who is … Continue reading

Delivered and Some Health Issues

We were blessed with our beautiful baby boy on 19 April, born after 37 weeks and 3 days. I awoke with a shock at midnight on Good Friday with severe back pain and contractions. To cut a 19 hour story short, the extreme back pain lasted the entire labour, the epidural failed, he was the … Continue reading

Saving Mr Banks Review

Saving Mr Banks Review

Mary Poppins is my favourite childhood character. For a few years I wanted to be her when I grew up, after that I just wanted to play her if I ever had to play a lead role in a movie! So when I saw there was a movie about the author and how the Mary … Continue reading

The Label Problem

The Label Problem

I have just read the blog post, Seeing Yourself as Healthy, by Danea Horn of Chronic Resilience. In it, she talks about self-perception – about choosing to see herself as healthy and remembering all the things that bring us joy. And it got me thinking. For years, I have waited for someone to truly understand … Continue reading

2014

2014

My initial idea for Confessions of a Fancy Nerd, was actually a bit broader. For some reason, I read some books and some blogs about blogging and conformed to some regular standards, like finding a niche. I lost sight of the fact that the point of writing this blog, was, simply, because I enjoy writing. … Continue reading