Cooler days, longer nights

In the past I did not enjoy Autumn. As the air began to get crisp I started getting worried about the cold weather heading my way. As I have continued to get older and wiser I now enjoy the change. I welcome the fresh, clean air and beautiful colours of the leaves and sky as well as the excuse to bundle up. The change of season also makes me want to hibernate, enjoying the long evenings inside. Maybe with a great book, movie or perhaps with a hot stove.

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If like me you just want to relax on the cooler nights a movie is a lovely way to unwind. If you need any movie inspiration I recommend the site Omive. It’s a website that will help find you films and television shows. You decide the genre, actors, directors or whatever you are in the mood for then it will show you the films. Easy.

While the seasons are changing maybe you are feeling like a change in yourself. It seems as though there are an infinite amount of self help books out there. All claiming that they will change your life. To be honest nothing will change you unless you, yourself want to make a change. However, if I were to recommend one book it would be this one:

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Yes, it is called ‘F*ck it – The Ultimate Spiritual Way’ by John C. Parkin. And it’s great. I do not care for flowery language in a self help book so this was right up my alley. I have recommended it to friends, family members and clients. All of which have enjoyed, I hope you do as well.

Once hibernation mode is engaged, you will need sustenance. I am not one for food blogs, as reading about food or seeing pictures of food is not interesting for me. However, watching people cook food, I am completely onboard for. I have got more inspiration and cooked more because of this blog then anything else. It’s called Food Wishes, the voice you hear and hands you see belong too the man behind the blog, Chef John. What makes it different from most food blogs is that the star is the food! (Novel idea eh?)

He has over 1,000 different recipes so there is something for everyone. Although I have watched most of the videos I have not made nearly enough. But that is what the next few months can be about.

Instead of grumbling about the cold find something that will keep you interested until the longer days return. Be grateful that you get to watch another cycle of this planet. And if you’re in the Southern Hemisphere you can tell the rest of us how wonderful your Spring is!

“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” – Lauren DeStefano

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