it's all about me

If you’re happy and you know it

Being fifty-something, it’s no surprise to learn that (according to a recent survey) Australians aged 55-59 years are the most satisfied with their careers, with three in four (76%) claiming to be “very happy” or “happy” with their work life. Hell, yeah. “This suggests that experience in the workforce can amplify happiness. It’s also likely that… Continue reading If you’re happy and you know it

decorating / homefront · downsizing · it's all about me

Falling in love with our house. ALL over again.

Being fifty-something, I should have my feelings more under control. But I haven’t. I am fickle. When we bought our current home more than 12 years ago, I fell in love at first sight. This grand old dame had me at “verandah”. We settled in fast, devising a ten-year plan to boost our investment in… Continue reading Falling in love with our house. ALL over again.

inspiring folk · it's all about me · out and about

If you’re happy and you know it …

Being fifty-something, I know how important “happiness” strategies are. Even for cheerful folk, the doldrums sometimes catch you unawares and unless you have some glass-half-full strategies bedded in, a day of the “sads” can lead to a week hiding (from the world) under your doona. For midlifers, change is in the air. Emptynesting. Downsizing. Retiring.… Continue reading If you’re happy and you know it …