Stephen Chapman

The second incarnation of my blog

Tag Archives: positive thinking

SD 17th June 2016

Running up that hill Just a few years ago, I started running to keep fit.  I now aim to run 3 times a week, possibly 4 if it’s not raining.  This is … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

SD 16th May 2016

Stop the press! There’s an easy fix that I guarantee* will make you feel a little better about yourself and the world around you, for as long as you want. … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Briser la routine

Facebook has introduced a feature that reminds users what they did on a particular day on previous years.  It can throw up nice memories, though it can be a little depressing with my internal … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

24 habits worth starting 

June 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

14 Amazing psychology facts everyone needs to know

Interesting list from this site. Worth looking at the links – I will investigate further…  1. Your favorite song is likely associated with an emotional event. You and everyone else. (source) … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

How do you start your morning?

I found this on one of my favourite websites and although I don’t follow the “rules”, I think these are things to aspire to:

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Amazing Letters Worth Reading

If you go to this link, you will find “20 Amazing Letters Worth Reading” from some famous, infamous and everyday people. It’s well worth a read. I can’t remember the last … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Reblog: How to detox your life in 1 week

How to detox your life in 1 week Detoxing is more than depriving yourself of sugary treats. By making some simple life changes, you can boost your mind and body … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Some wise words


January 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

No time to waste

Inspired by today’s Daily Post, this is something that I truly believe in: “Life is too short to… eat bacon sandwiches with cheap and insufficient quantities of bacon”   So in … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bucket list suggestions

Esquire has released a list of the 83 Things Every Man Should Do Before He Dies.  It’s worth a look, but not to follow. I don’t agree with all of … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · 7 Comments

30 Second Speech by Bryan Dyson – Former CEO of Coca-Cola

“Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them – Work, Family, Health, Friends and Spirit and you’re keeping all … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Scientists reveal simple mathematical formula for happiness

The mathematical formula for a healthy and happy life has been determined by researchers.The so-called ‘Feel-Good Formula’ combines the key factors for emotional and physical wellbeing to give us daily … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · 2 Comments


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August 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Think yourself happy in six easy steps

If you want to think positively but always seem to find the negative in situations, science could have an solution for you. New research, highlighted in a recent BBC documentary … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment


It’s been a beautiful day in Hertfordshire and I was lucky to be out and about this morning seeing a couple of clients.  It reminded me of something that happened … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ways to achieve happiness

On my old blog, I began listing the simple things in life that make me happy and content (and due to some suggestions, things that other people like too).  It’s not about … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · 7 Comments

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