Today’s Warm Witty Words


Smile

Today I’m smiling because my daughter-in-law sent me a cute picture of my granddaughter Larabella. She’s dressed in a little outfit I bought her at Eumundi Markets, on the Sunshine Coast. Any photo of Larabella makes me smile.

Larabella in hippy outfit from Eumundi Markets, Sunshine Coast, Qld. Age 14 months.

Larabella in hippy outfit from Eumundi Markets, Sunshine Coast, Qld. Age 14 months.

Grateful

I’m grateful for my husband. He went away for a golf weekend and I kept busy (re-siliconing the shower), housework, running the dog, catching up with girlfriends and spending time with my son. On his return his emotions always show how much he misses me and I realised I missed him too. I’m very grateful he’s by my side, still appreciates me and is my best friend.

YOU

Set time aside for your health and happiness. No matter how busy you are you need to time manage YOU time. Whether it’s to walk in the sunshine for half an hour, or to curl up with a relaxing book. We need this time to rewind and reboot.

Motivation

Make a commitment to yourself to achieve whatever goal it is you wish to achieve. You can take small steps as long as they are steps towards this goal. Write it down. Pin it to a board or put on your fridge to remind yourself of how important the goal is. Whether it’s writing a novel or starting a fitness regimen just take that first step and move forward.

ocean and perfect sky

Happiness

I’m happy right now because my dog has chosen not to eat my mum’s budgie, Sunny. I’m bird sitting the adorable little bird and Mahli cocks her head to the side listening to the bird talk and talk. It’s hilarious.

I’m happy that I have some wonderful friends who are supportive, funny and captivating. We can talk through issues in our lives and help each other resolve things with compassion and humour. We’re all very different and we embrace that too. That makes me happy today.

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About donnadmunro

Donna Munro is an author, freelance writer, blogger, graphic artist, content writer, book marketer, administrator, web editor and book reader. She's been published in Take Five, The Australian Woman's Weekly, For Me, She, That's Life, Woman's Day and Club Life (as well as smaller publications). She recently formed Warm Witty Publishing to self publish her debut novel 'The Zanzibar Moon', because she's too impatient to wait any longer. Donna lives on the Gold Coast with her husband, youngest son and the weirdo Staffy Mahli. She adores being a grandmother but still feels young. She often joins her husband's pool cleaning business, just for fun (but is unsure if she's all that helpful). She keeps fit and has a fondness for elephants (she sponsors Tundani in Kenya) and owls. You'll often find her digging her toes in the sand while reading a novel at the beach.

Posted on February 15, 2015, in Family life, Health and fitness, Women's issues and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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