Being aware of our wellbeing, and able to act to improve it when necessary, is an essential part of living a happier life. Our personal happiness is linked to our physical, mental and spiritual health. For some it is ensuring healthy meals are dished up to the family. Others need to work out. Still others work on their connection to community. Fitness. Giving. Gratitude. Connectedness. Mindfulness. These are all parts of ensuring our personal wellbeing, and that of our families. We are always looking for ways to improve our family’s wellness, whether that be through family activities, inventive meal choices, or taking time out to appreciate what is around us. An awareness of our physical, mental and spiritual needs is an essential part of living a smarter, happier life. Join us on this journey to improve our happiness.

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Wil Wheaton Talks About Bullying

I came across this video on Facebook this afternoon and it really moved me. Wil Wheaton is asked by a young girl about being called a nerd at school. I know that not everyone is a fan of Wil Wheaton (Stand By Me, Start Trek: Next Generation, The Guild, Big Bang Theory...

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Thank Goodness It’s April

Today I am linking up with A Parenting Life and Thankful Thursday. Today I am REALLY thankful that it is now April and, more importantly, March is over. March 2014 was not a good month for us. Don't get me wrong, March it had it's highlights - our son turned 10...

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My Fear of Labels

Our 8 year old daughter, Matilda, started Cubs recently. She was super excited and we were very proud that she not only wanted to get involved in this social activity, but that she appears to be doing well with all the other kids. Not unusual for an 8 year old, but we...

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Give Permission To Enjoy Yourself

This morning I was feeling particularly stressed out. Not about any one thing in particular, I just had a bunch of stuff to get done, didn't sleep very well last night and was just a bit overwhelmed. So I took some time out for myself. I had to go into Newcastle to...

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Smell the Roses

How often do you stop to just look around and appreciate the beauty of where you live? Just stop for a few minutes and smell the roses? We live 20 minutes from the beach but probably only go there a couple of times a year. It is a ridiculous thing to admit, but we get...

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A Little Perspective

Yesterday I purchased the Smarter Happier domain and today I was going to write a first post. This is not the post I had planned to write. Yesterday I was going to explain how I wasn't enjoying my job and I was looking for something that allowed more creative freedom....

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