A-Z of things that sing at me

There are always times when we feel yuck and can't quite see a way out. Why not compile a list of things that make you sing, things that make you smile? Then when you're feeling down - you can go to your list and pick something to boost your mood and energy!

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My A-Z of things that make me sing!!!

No matter the time of year – there are always times when we sit down and think – Bleurgh!!

Maybe it’s the yucky weather, maybe it’s work, or the family but there are always time when we feel “stuck”.

Well I have a way of getting myself out of my “bleurgh” state – I think of the things that make me sing! Things that when I think about them, do them or even just imagine them – lifts my mood and my energy!!

So here is my A- Z of stuff that makes me feel good, stuff that I think I’m good at and stuff that makes me sing…

A – amusing myself!! I love watching feel good movies or listening to up beat music, or going for a walk – just wandering… and nobody expects anything from me…

Let your smile shine through

B – baking!!!!! Ok before you al fall off your perches – that’s a joke!! My best B is bathing!! Oh I love having a bath!! Best time of day – lying in the bath, switching off or on – depending on when I have the bath… Sheer heaven!!

C- cooking…. Ok another joke!!! I love celebrating.. Even small things.. It’s the small things that make the biggest impact so I celebrate all little things – from not burning the toast – it’s a speciality of mine! – to getting amazing feedback from clients, and winning awards…

D- dancing… now who doesn’t love to dance!! You can dance anywhere, anytime and anyhow!! I love it!!

E – getting excited!! So Christmas is gone – so what? There are always things going on that can get the feeling of excitement! Did you know that your body reacts in nearly the same way of you’re nervous or excited? So when I feel that twitch or a rumble in my stomach – I choose to be excited!! Did you know that they are opening a cheesecake shop in London?? Now that is excitement!!!!

F – food!! I love food, I love eating food…. I love it when people cook it and I eat it!! Eating food and really enjoying it is one of lifes very simple pleasures… We all need food to survive and our body needs certain foods to keep it going… So I always look at my food and savour every mouthful…

G – giving… I am of the opinion that when we give – we get it back ten fold. I love giving – usually it’s my time or my skills – because it makes me feel good, gives me a purpose and it impacts on whoever I give it to… Maybe start to pay it forward??

H – holidays… now who doesn’t love a holiday??? It doesn’t have to be far, doesn’t have to be for long – but taking that break and recharging yourself – oh I love it!!!!!

I – I imagine!!! I take time and imagine what I want in my life and just how fab it will be… I imagine myself there – in my double fronted house, with a drive way and a red sofa… My clinic being full and a waiting list… Oh – the way this all sings at me just makes me feel amazing…. Try it..

J- I love a good joke!! I think I have a bit of a sick sense of humour but isn’t it fab when you hear something and you laugh so hard your stomach hurts???

K – Kissing… I am a real touchy feely person… My kids are grown up now but they still love a kiss from their mum!! I may have to stand on a box to do it but I still manage!!! Even when we kiss people we haven’t seen for a while – its that nice contact – makes you feel you matter…..

L- laughing, loving, living…. They all go hand in hand… Some people say I have a real wicked laugh.. I laugh everyday – there is always something that makes me chuckle – it could be my dog or something I hear, or even a photo.. We all have different perceptions in life so go find stuff that make you laugh! I love loving!! Love is one of lifes real treasures.. We can all love and lose it and then love again.. Living – it’s a gift that I am so grateful for…

M- Being a mum!! This is a gift that not everyone gets or wants but I love it!! There are no text books that tell you how to do it and it changes day by day – but I cherish this gift and it makes me sing!!

N- Nodding off!! – Ask anyone and they will tell you – I can nod off anywhere!! I used to sleep on the tube in the morning – standing up!! I had this inner instinct that knew when it was my stop and I woke up!! I still do it!! If I feel the need for a power nap – I’ll have one!! Works for me!!

O- I opt!! It means I choose!! I choose to do the things in life that make me smile, that make my day a good day, that sometimes challenge me, take me out my comfort zone… Regardless of the day – the biggest thing is – it’s MY day – I decide.. I have the options…

P- I pay, play and pray… I pay it forward – do some thing for someone, I take time to do something fun!!! I love playing Connect Four!! I love mucking about with the dog or with my kids and I pray – I pray to whoever is out there – the Universe, Angels, Souls, God – to provide me with what I need to ensure I have security and safety..

Q- I Question – or put it another way – I talk to myself!! Hey you always get the best answers!! And there is no one who hasn’t talked to themselves and laughed….

R- I refuse to have regrets… I can’t change yesterday – I can only change how I react to it – so I choose to move on and focus on the good things… Oh and I am good at relaxing..

S- Sleeping… Yes, well I think you’ve sussed that now with my nodding off and relaxing…

T- I thank – I thank the Universe, Angels – I thank my family, I thank the people I meet everyday.. They all make my life worthwhile and show me – I matter…

U – I Undress!!! Ok – so who gets in at night and puts their pj’s on?? I do.. In fact – it doesn’t matter what time of day it is – if I get in and I’m done for the day – the pj’s are on and I am singing!!!

V- I visualise – Ok it’s the same as imagining I suppose but – cut me some slack!! I am a real visual person – pictures say a lot and I enjoy creating images in my head that give me that real buzz..

Life is amazing..

W- I welcome everyday and make each day count… Why not? It doesn’t matter what I’m doing – I know I make the choices so I ensure the choices are right for me…

X- I Xercise…. NOT!! I know I should but oh Lord why is it so painful??? I so need to find a way of doing this that really does sing at me… Not doing sings at me..

Y- I yeah yeah yeah – why keep negative stuff in your head when all it does is make you feel crap? So me? I see it coming and go yeah yeah yeah and ditch it..

Z- I zoom……. My biggest thing is to walk into a room and make a difference.. So I walk into the clinic and usually sing or whistle, Or I always ask how people are.. I make an impact – a bit of a flash – in and out – zooming!!!

So – there you have it.. My A- Z of feeling good…..
Go on – do yours…

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