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How Celebrating a new look can lift your spirits

August 30, 2017
How Celebrating a new look can lift our spirits

As part of my Celebrate Life Now theme I thought I would touch on the subject of How Celebrating a new look can lift your spirits.  Now this could mean different things to different people.  For me, I love to change things up and as the old cliche goes – A change is as good as a holiday.

How Celebrating a new look can lift your spirits

So today, I want us to Celebrate a new look and how it can lift our spirits.  I love going to the hair salon and having my hair done.  Sometimes I’m quite adventurous and give my hair stylist free reign but no matter what she does I always feel fabulous when I leave.

What about a new fashion style?  I know what suits me and I tend to go for the Classic look, however, when I left work I traded my Corporate greys and blacks for more colour.  Colour lifts my spirits and whenever I wear these two tops, in particular, people comment on how beautiful the colours are.

How Celebrating a new look can lift your spirits

How Celebrating a new look can lift your spirits

Sometimes we can get bored with our home decor and it is amazing how just rearranging furniture or buying some new cushions, prints or plants can make such a difference.

How Celebrating a new look can lift your spirits

It doesn’t take much to make changes to our physical appearance, our home or even our website.  However, it can bring a new sense of vitality and lift our mood.

But what about our mental and spiritual side of life?

If we are feeling unhappy or low making, changes to our attitude and celebrating what we have that is good in life is one way to have a ‘new look’ on the inside.  Making an effort to be fit and active does wonders for not just your physical health but also your mental and spiritual health.  Exercising regularly and eating a well-balanced diet will make your skin glow and give you more energy and a zest for life.  You will actually look and feel happier.

How Celebrating a new look can lift your spirits

I finished and I have the medal to prove it!

What ‘new look’ will you celebrate today?

How Celebrating a new look can lift your spirits

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  • Reply Debbie Harris August 30, 2017 at 12:43

    Hi Sue, I’m trying to catch up on my reading after so long away and started with this post!! I’m so glad you had a happy birthday and wish you all the best for the year ahead. I love changing up my look and also wear lots of bright colours to lift my mood and because I know they suit my colouring. I also love these colours on you and I think your new theme is beautiful!! I’ll be reading posts all day….

    • Reply Sue Loncaric August 31, 2017 at 13:56

      Oh I know what you mean Debbie I’ve been sick and then busy with the party and just can’t get to all the blogs I want to comment on. I don’t know how you do it! I’ve really enjoyed your holiday posts but haven’t commented on them all.x

  • Reply Shirley Corder August 30, 2017 at 18:15

    Hi Sue. Love this, and BTW you look STUNNING in orange! Not a colour I can wear at all. Since retiring, I seem to have gone the other way. I usually wear neutral denim blues (to match the neutral denim slacks I just about live in!) How boring is that? I do wear bright colours when I go out, but guess I should brighten my appearance around the house too! The Best of Everything. #SYW

    • Reply Sue Loncaric August 31, 2017 at 14:00

      Oh thank you Shirley the orange one is one of my favourites. I just found that colour makes me feel so much happier and lifts my mood. x

  • Reply Leanne | crestingthehill August 30, 2017 at 21:02

    I’m a big fan of pretty coloured tops too Sue – they give your face a real lift and brightens up how you look and feel. I also really like your new theme for your site (it reminds me a bit of mine when I visit!) xx

    • Reply Sue Loncaric August 31, 2017 at 14:01

      Thanks Leanne, as I said it was good to step away from the black and grey of the corporate world and the colours always lift my mood. I love both of our websites they are very professional I think!

  • Reply Jennifer August 30, 2017 at 23:03

    You and your site look fabulous. I love those two shirts on you, the bright colors really highlight your face.

    • Reply Sue Loncaric August 31, 2017 at 14:02

      Oh thanks so much Jennifer, I’m happy with the way the site looks – finally! It took a few goes but I’m keeping it for a while now. xx

  • Reply Doreen McGettigan August 31, 2017 at 05:17

    I got a new refrigerator and a new range last week and can’t stop cleaning and rearranging my kitchen. My husband’s getting a kick out of it.
    The thought of appliances inspiring me is funny, but they made me happy.

    • Reply Sue Loncaric August 31, 2017 at 14:04

      Oh yes Doreen! That is the point of my blog – not just physical appearance or websites but something new to give you a lift. I love getting new things for the home so enjoy your new purchases. x

  • Reply Terri Webster Schrandt September 1, 2017 at 10:38

    It makes sense as we get older to wear more color! Being a redhead, I shied away from bold colors (except blue and green) because of the inevitable comments. When I got re-married 4 years ago, we picked out a non-traditional wedding ring at a consignment shop. The orange sapphire stone sat in a yellow gold setting–orange was never a color I would wear! Gradually, orange kept speaking to me and I may not wear a bright orange top, but go for mutes oranges, rust and peaches. I have quite a few orange accessories and even painted a couple of kitchen/dining room walls a burnt rusty orange color. It really cheers up the decor. Being a blond, those bright colors are super stunning on you! You look fab, as usual!

    • Reply Sue Loncaric September 1, 2017 at 11:37

      You would look gorgeous in those shades of orange Terri and it certainly lifts the spirits doesn’t it. Thank you for your lovely words and have a beautiful day. xx

  • Reply Grammy Dee | Grammy's Grid September 1, 2017 at 16:26

    Sometimes I opt for a colorful top too and just gave my blog a facelift 🙂 Thank you Sue for linking up and co-hosting at the #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty. I shared your post on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and Twitter.

    • Reply Sue Loncaric September 1, 2017 at 16:30

      Yes colour always looks good and makes us feel great. x

  • Reply Debbie-Dabble September 2, 2017 at 05:01

    Good for you!!!
    Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by!!

  • Reply Nikki Gwin September 6, 2017 at 01:45

    I do LOVE to rearrange my furniture! I am always shoving it here and there. And I can’t even SAY how much better I feel after a trip to my hairdressers….
    🙂 gwingal

    • Reply Sue Loncaric September 8, 2017 at 05:21

      I know what you mean Nikki! I think people feel that they need to have a physical change of themselves and of course, who doesn’t like some pampering or a new hairstyle? However, as you say rearranging the furniture is a great way to inspire changes in your life with a new look for your home. Enjoy your new look living room x

  • Reply Lori Hill-Smith September 18, 2017 at 11:45

    Great post! Cheers to new looks and celebrating life!! Your website looks great and so do you!


    • Reply Sue Loncaric September 19, 2017 at 04:47

      Thanks Lori! I’m very happy with the website – I’m always changing it up but think this is it for quite a while! xx

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