It’s that time of year again. I swear January is the looooooongest month of the year, EVERY year. It’s the month when ‘new year, new me’ pledges are born, only to fizzle out a few weeks in, and the month when some (crazy in my opinion) people even say goodbye to alcohol for a month. It’s also generally a miserable month weather wise, short, gloomy days with long dark nights, and notoriously not the most fruitful financially, unless you sell face masks and hand sanitiser. And then of course, lest we forget, this year, as well as all of the above, in the UK we are living with yet another full lockdown, constant news stories of doom and gloom, and worries for ourselves and our families health, and finances, as the black cloud of COVID-19 *still* looms oppressively above us.
So where is the silver lining? Well, I’m the first to admit here, that I have continually struggled to find it so far this year. I suffer with Seasonal Affective Disorder most winters, and January this year has not been the easiest to drag myself back into the realm of positivity. Luckily however, I HAVE managed to stay mostly in the light, and I thought in this blog, seen as though none of us are going anywhere fast at the minute, I would share with you some things that have helped me find silver linings, and keep pursuing goals for the rest of the year.Continue reading