Positivity for breakfast: How to send your day in the right direction.

‘Please don’t whinge at me first thing in the morning.’

I need space. I need solitude. I need to come to terms with my day. I need music. I need a cup of tea.

What I don’t need is bad news and complaints. A child who doesn’t like the breakfast choices. A husband bemoaning politicians. A miaowing cat.

I am not a morning person but it’s more than that. It’s not good for me, for my mind, my productivity, my stress levels or my relationships to start my day with negativity.

It’s not good for anyone.

Why I'm Happy To Live Life Online

I have been working online for 22 years. When I started Mark Zuckerberg was 12 years old.  There was no social media.  There were no smart phones.  ‘Email’ as we know it now was pretty new. (How old do I feel?)

I’ve watched the Internet become our information go-to.  I work online, I socialise online and I learn online. I tell my kids that we’ll ‘Google’ answers to vexing questions.  They can’t imagine a life without YouTube and wonder why wifi stops at our front gate.

The One Thing That Kept Me Sane Last Year

What is the most useful thing (skill, knowledge, information, tool or resource) that you discovered in 2016?

This was a question that I asked my blog readers in my 2016 survey. The answers are fascinating and varied.