Tuesday, 30 June 2015


The recent tragedies that have befallen both our small community of bloggers and the larger worldwide community alike has really put into perspective for me the importance of being positive. It's so easy to get up every morning and moan about being at work or having to do something you don't really want to do, but imagine the pain of those who will never hear those qualms from their loved ones ever again. Imagine having that pleasure of being grumpy just because snatched from you in a moment of senseless terror. I can't imagine how they must feel and the recent events in the world (I refuse to give the group responsible or their heinous actions more of my words than absolutely necessary) have shaken me to the core. 
So this is a plea, in dedication to all those heartlessly, senselessly, brutally murdered in Tunisia and to everyone suffering elsewhere unnecessarily be it because of illness, loss or any other reason. Be more positive. Perform random acts of kindness for a stranger. Send your best friend that check up text, call your mum, tell your friends and family you love them. Go out of your way to make someone day. Join me in a strive to banish negativity from this world by not feeding it with fear, discrimination and speculation but by squashing it with love, hope and kindness. Don't let them win, don't live your life in fear, don't dishonour those lost and those suffering with the memory of loss by succumbing to the terror of terrorism. 
Be grateful. I am trying to be more grateful for both the big and the small things. Instead of worrying about what to wear or saving my money, I'm grateful for the opportunity to have those plans, to have a choice of clothing. I'm grateful for the luxury of fresh sheets and shaved legs, the smell of cut grass and barbecues, the ache in my feet after a long day of work. I think it really is time we took stock of our lives and voiced our gratitude for the small things. 

What are you grateful for? What kind things have you done recently? Spread the love gorgeous people. Because there is no higher power, nothing that triumphs evil more than simple love. 



  1. Absolutely love this post Abi, and agree with everything you've written! I always try to be positive and have a positive outlook on everything, and it's definitely made me a much happier person in the long run! x

    emily x ❤ | emilyloula

  2. Love always wins, it's the only truth! What an uplifting and lovely post. I am trying really hard to be more positive and grateful recently and I'll come back and read this next time I feel low.
    Rebecca | The Two Twenty Somethings

  3. I love this post so much. I keep reading it so it sinks in!
    Eloise x | www.eloiselovesnature.co.uk

  4. I couldn't agree with you more. Such a strong and heartwarming post, we really are very lucky. Charlotte xx | http://charlottecallenderxo.blogspot.co.uk


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