Social interaction and social creativity are important for our health. Making sure that we have some adventure, whether it is a small part of each day, or planning a big adventure at the end of the year is vital to maintaining our cognitive and social well-being.
Do you have health goals? Have you sat down and worked out what the future vision of the healthier version of you is? You might know what you don't want to be - but can you put into words what the new you is like?
I am not a morning person. Despite the fact that starting early in your day really sets you up for success; for me mornings are challenging. I desperately want to sleep in for an extra hour (even though I set the alarm for the time I really needed to get up).
The best thing about best friends is that they are both honest and insightful. My best friend once observed about me - 'You know that you think everything is 20 minutes drive from where you are'. I immediately realised she was right.
It's so easy when life gets busy and I'm juggling too much, to start noticing the problems around me, or the negative aspects of a family or colleague's personality. It's also really easy to start seeing the negatives in my own character, because I have front row seats to my success (or lack of it).