Being happy in mundane things

Monday was a beautiful sunny day with blue sky and warm temperature. As I walked towards the rail station, the warm sunshine and green leaves of the trees in the wind felt simply wonderful. I don’t know why, but I was filled with great happiness. I took some pictures of the sky and the town […]

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Coffee and cake after intolerance

After I found that I had become intolerant to coffee, black tea with some milk was my favourite. I would have three cups of English breakfast tea with skimmed milk in the mornings. I also loved buttery scones and shortbread, and for dinners, loved cooking creamy pasta or cheesy lasagne. In April, I was shocked […]

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Mental Health First Aider

Last Saturday and Sunday, I attended a two-day seminar, Mental Health First Aider training course. This training course is organised by MHFA England and is designed to teach how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue. This isn’t a course for becoming a therapist, but rather to train […]

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Week 79: Good health habits

Research-wise, I have been reading key studies and working on a section to define a concept. Maybe I am struggling a bit with it, over how to structure different definitions of one concept proposed by different authors, and eventually how to logically link discussions to a conceptual framework. The most striking thing for me is […]

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