All posts tagged: Stoicism And The Art of Happiness

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Life, Love, Family

Hello, it’s been a while. I’m a week into Creativity Bootcamp hosted by That Curious Love of Green and am enjoying the experience immensely. I have recently fallen from my stoicism bandwagon and have been very hard on myself about my lack of commitment. So yeah, I did what any reason and sane person might do. Jumped into a new commitment! A commitment that asked for two daily actions, one was daily journaling and the other […]

What’s new at Crabtree Cottage?

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Family / Life / Love

Hello and welcome to anyone who joined me recently, I’ve been swamped with work related tasks and while it’s time consuming it pays the bills and sure isn’t it fantastic that my hours are increasing? Wouldn’t I be singing a different tune if they were being cut? It just means what time I have left is divided between family, house keeping and friends. Past times  are not getting a look in at all lately and I’m […]

The Good Life

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Family / Life / Love

Everytime I read a new chapter of Stoicism and The Art of Happiness by Donald Robertson I smile to myself. The ancient stoics were on a journey to reach eudaimonia or in lay mans (womans) terms the good life. For them being wise and a good person was both necessary and sufficient to enjoy a good life. For some reason everytime I read the ‘good life’ I am constantly reminded of the TV comedy that […]

I’m Still Here

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Life, Love, Family

Hello, I’m still here, I’ve been missing for some time. I’m decluttering at the moment. The head and the house. I think they are inextricably connected. I’m still practising mindfulness. Some days better than others. I’ve just purchased a a copy of  Stoicism And The Art of Happiness by Donald Robertson. A recommendation from someone who’s opinion I value, so I’m looking forward to settling down in a comfy spot and losing myself in the pages. […]