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It’s been quite a challenging week for me as a parent. I’ve poured my heart and soul into motivating my son, but lately, it feels like my efforts are falling on deaf ears. It’s disheartening to witness his lack of enthusiasm and drive. But I know deep down that I’ve done my best, and I […]

Finding Positivity Amidst Stress


Today was quite a remarkable day, filled with a mix of emotions and accomplishments. One of the highlights was the progress I made in building Kind Stories. It’s a project that’s close to my heart, as it aims to spread positivity and inspire children through uplifting stories. I truly believe that sharing acts of kindness […]

Embracing Kindness and Resilience: A Day of Mixed Emotions and Accomplishments


This post is a life-in-progress and will grow with me. I’m developing my strategy for a self-care plan because I want to make sure that I’m taking care of myself. In order to be a healthy, happy person, it’s important to prioritize your physical, emotional, and mental well-being. I know this, but sometimes it’s hard […]

Developing a strategy for a self-care plan.


Learning about psychology was a great way to help other people. But when I had to use those same strategies and tools to help myself, I felt like all that learning amounted to nothing.

And So It Begins. Self-care.


This year, more than in previous years, kindness and benevolence have been emphasised. The report’s authors write that “year after year we have found that generosity is a meaningful predictor of happiness.”

What Makes a Country Happy? World Happiness Report 2023


The natural world can help us recover from trauma, find our way back to ourselves, and remember who we are at our core.

Musings After 14 Days of Intentionally Spending Time In Nature


When we think about our possessions, we often consider only their utility value—but there’s so much more depth to what they mean to us than just “usefulness.”

How To See The World With Fresh Eyes: Visualize Everything You’re Grateful For


They’re not famous and they don’t have their own TV shows or Twitter accounts—but they’re no less important.

The Humble People Who Make A World Of Difference


When my mind feels like it’s about to burst from all the thoughts running through it, closing my eyes and taking a deep breath helps me calm down and focus on what’s right in front of me.

How I Calm Down When I Can’t


Life is a marathon, not a sprint—but sometimes it’s hard to keep our eyes on the prize when we’re running through mud in flip-flops.

Need a Little Help With Your Daily Jiggly Wiggly?


And think about how lucky we are to have this moment: a quiet morning before the day starts, enjoying a cup of coffee on a beautiful morning.

I Love My Friends, But Really, There’s Nothing Like a Little Me-Time With My Coffee


Grace is a big word. But what if you don’t have any religious beliefs? What if you don’t believe in God? Does that mean you can’t be good to other people? Does it mean you can’t be kind? Does it mean you can’t show grace to those around you?

The Meaning Of Secular Grace


My role is to turn positive potential into real-world results that promote lasting well-being and success.

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I'm Ann Thomas

As an INFP, I tend to approach life with an open mind and heart, seeking authentic connections and meaningful experiences wherever I go. Whether it's through writing, art, or simply listening to someone's story, I find immense joy in exploring the depths of human emotion and sharing in the joys and struggles of others. If you're looking for a kindred spirit to chat with or simply share stories and insights, don't hesitate to reach out! 

I'm a sensitive soul with a love for creative expression and a deep passion for understanding the world around me.

Ann Thomas