Baked Porridge for Chilly Mornings

Baked Porridge
Baked Porridge

“New Year, New You”, the January mantra of every single women’s interests magazine has grown ever so tiresome of late. After a very trying 16 months, I have no intention of beating myself up this January as is the annual tradition. I have beaten myself up enough over the past year (and, if I’m honest, over my entire lifetime) and this year is going to be different. The aim this year is to simply be happy. To not “sweat the small stuff” (an annoying phrase I know, but appropriate in this instance) and to try and appreciate what is good about life rather than focussing on the negative. I urge you all to do the same. As a supremely negative person, this is going to be tough for me but I have taken the first step to realising my happiness this year and, hopefully, this will be the first step to a “Happy New Year”! Continue reading