An Asian Christian woman living in London blogging about the everyday issues of religion

Monday, 30 May 2016

The 7-Step Morning Ritual To Make You Happy

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I am NOT a morning person. I often wake up wishing I could have more time in bed. While in the shower I stress myself out by thinking about the things that I have to do that day PLUS all the things that I will NOT have time to do. Yah, that's a dreadful way to start one's day.

An interesting article sets out what you can do and how to have that blue sky kind of morning everyday. It's a 7 step process and the summary of this is listed below. I do recommend that you click on this link to the full article. 

Here’s the morning ritual that will make you happy all day:
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1. Have something to look forward to: Plans with a friend are always good.

2. Manage your mood: Don’t check email. Do what gives you a feeling of control.

3. Eat breakfast: If you eat nothing and end up killing someone, well… I hope it’s not me.

4. Do something you dread: You’ve got the willpower. And you’ll feel so much better afterwards.

5. Send a “thank you” email: Yes, it’s that simple. Really.

6. Plan how you’ll deal with challenges: Think about the worst that could happen and it probably won’t.

7. Kiss somebody you love: If this makes you late for work, feel free to blame me.

My suggestion - Thank God for the night's sleep that you have had and ask him to bless your day ahead.

Monday, 16 May 2016

Church spires deliver benefits to rural areas

If you live in a remote part of the country then chances are you are not able to read this blog post easily. As many as 1million households (properties) are not able to access fast broadband services because they are located in rural parts where the physical networks have not been laid.

The Prime Minister made a pledge in November 2015 that every home in the UK would have access to fast broadband services by 2020. Without a conduit, however, the plan cannot go ahead. In steps the Church of England with an offer that makes it into the news. The Church of England has offered its network of 10,000 rural churches with spires to solve the modern day problem.
Salhouse Church, Norwich, delivers broadband to local residents through a wireless transmitter fixed to the spire
This will be done through a company called WiSpire, owned by the church, which provides wireless internet for a 2.5 mile radius from each church. Talks are going on between the CoE and the Government on how this plan can be carried out.