Screw suits you

#dailyjoy #screwsuitsyou #joyasanactofresistance #ShortsLove Almost 20 years ago, I got my holiday photos back (remember that?!) and saw a photo of myself in shorts. I was horrified. They were so unflattering, I looked huge! I vowed never to wear them again – they didn’t suit me. I kept to that Read more…

Disproportionate Joy

A rather wonderful side effect of posting my #DailyJoy has been that people have been sharing their own with me! Last week I received a photograph of a very cosy looking vest in my DMs with the message ‘My dose of #DailyJoy. Finding a vest that I have been looking Read more…

Quiet Joy

One of the things about being a woman looking middle age squarely in the eye, is that you learn to listen to your energy levels. Or rather you ignore them at your peril! But what if you’re just too tired, miserable or stressed to be feeling much joy? I like Read more…

What is Joy As An Act of Resistance?

I’m so excited to tell you more about my new group coaching programme Joy As An Act of Resistance! Sign up or contact me for more information here https://www.sjgcoaching.co.uk/workwithme/joy-as-an-act-of-resistance/ (for instagrammers, there’s a link in my bio too.) https://www.sjgcoaching.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Joy-sales-launch-vid.mov

Change is possible

Whenever something feels impossible, I bust out this video of me riding a bike for the first time aged 40. 20, 30 or even 39 year old me wouldn’t have believed it but there I was doing it anyway. If you feel ready for a change in 2021, I might Read more…

Joylist

God knows after 2020 we could all use a new year in general but I’ve never been a fan of New Year or New Year’s resolutions. Too much pressure and focus on what we SHOULD do (be thinner, be fitter, be more accomplished bleugh!) and not enough focus on what Read more…

The joy of reading

Love absolutely everything about this story. Imagine discovering the joy of reading when you’re old enough not to take it for granted! I still remember the excitement of realising I could take 6 books out of the library EVERY WEEK if I wanted to. Reading is a gift – bloody Read more…