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Challenge 10 – to catch a sunrise or a sunset

Your challenge this week:  Set your alarm clock or stay up late and catch a sunrise or a sunset with your family or a friend. This challenge encourages the following values: Gratitude, Resourcefulness, Optimism, Patience, Commitment, Serenity. What you need to complete your challenge this week: Keep a close eye on the weather forecast. Plan where… Continue reading Challenge 10 – to catch a sunrise or a sunset

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Challenge 9 – Inspired by recent events it is simply this. Love and look after each other.

Your challenge this week: to hold your family close and be fearless in the face of the heinous acts of terrorism that have been wrought upon innocent men, women and children in our own and so many other beautiful countries across the world. Love transcends fear and hate so choose love over everything, especially during… Continue reading Challenge 9 – Inspired by recent events it is simply this. Love and look after each other.

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Challenge 8 – Give yourself permission to unplug for 24 hours

Your challenge this week: To ask yourself what memories you could make by giving yourself permission to switch off all technology for 24 hours. This challenge encourages the following values: Resilience, Gratitude, Resourcefulness, Optimism, Patience, Commitment, Serenity. What you need to complete your challenge this week: Switch the on switch to off on your laptop,… Continue reading Challenge 8 – Give yourself permission to unplug for 24 hours

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Challenge 7 – to become a Volunteer, be it a small gesture of goodwill or regular commitment.

Your challenge this week: to volunteer your time for a good cause… “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” ~Oscar Wilde This challenge encourages the following values: Kindness, Courage, Responsibility, Gratitude, Generosity, Resourcefulness, Compassion, Optimism, Patience, Commitment. What you need to complete your challenge this week: To think about WHO… Continue reading Challenge 7 – to become a Volunteer, be it a small gesture of goodwill or regular commitment.

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Challenge 6 – to make your home a place for self-expression and not first impression (spring cleaning with purpose)

Your challenge this week: to spring clean a little space in your life and make room for something meaningful – a lesson in letting go and taking pride in what you consider important to you. Spend 2 hours (or 30 minutes or a day) clearing out a cupboard or wardrobe which you’ve been meaning to… Continue reading Challenge 6 – to make your home a place for self-expression and not first impression (spring cleaning with purpose)

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Challenge 4 – to learn some basic sign language

Your challenge this week:  To learn some basic sign language so that you can communicate with more people in the world. This challenge encourages the following values: Kindness, Courage, Responsibility, Generosity, Resourcefulness, Compassion, Optimism, Patience, Commitment. What you need to complete your challenge this week: The Internet or a course, a book, a leaflet or… Continue reading Challenge 4 – to learn some basic sign language

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Challenge 2 – to make homemade bread

Your challenge this week:  To make bread by hand This challenge encourages the following values: Resourcefulness, Optimism, Patience, Commitment, Serenity. What you need to complete your challenge this week: An oven, that you can use or help your children to use safely A recipe.  Below, I have provided my very simple white bread recipe which… Continue reading Challenge 2 – to make homemade bread