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What always makes you feel good about yourself?

(32 Posts)
cheelu Tue 15-Jan-13 12:54:00

Helping my OH in some way cos he is always trying to help me...

Greatnan Tue 15-Jan-13 12:58:17

Getting loving messages from my daughter and grandchildren.

Grannyeggs Tue 15-Jan-13 13:08:23

A 'phone call from my Granddaughter.

jeni Tue 15-Jan-13 13:44:46

Same here! She's 19 months and has just started on dragging mummy to the computer and very firmly saying 'greygra' she even grabs DDs face to make sure she's looking at her!grin

Movedalot Tue 15-Jan-13 13:59:01

Lots of things make me feel good but about myself is more difficult. Perhaps when I achieve something I have never done before.

jeni Tue 15-Jan-13 14:01:39

Such as?

baubles Tue 15-Jan-13 14:09:55

Dealing effectively with difficult situations always gives me a sense of achievement which makes me feel good.

Butty Tue 15-Jan-13 14:18:16

Same here baubles. A sense of achievement - no matter how big or small the difficulties. It IS a good feeling to have. smile

soop Tue 15-Jan-13 14:51:16

baubles and Butty're so right! smile

Mishap Tue 15-Jan-13 14:57:55

When I sing - it has been my lifetime's joy and I am very lucky that my voice is holding up even at the grand old age of 64!

london Tue 15-Jan-13 14:59:34

Getting my hair done x

cheelu Tue 15-Jan-13 15:03:00

Oh Mishap I love singing, I always have, even when I was little, I wanted to be a singer but my singing isnt too good unfortunatly, but I will still give it a go, I usually sing in the mornings to myself when I wake up for some reason--My Dad loved singing to himself so maybe thats were it came from x x

Mishap Tue 15-Jan-13 15:06:47

cheelu - why don't you find a local community choir? - they are great fun, non-auditioned and spreading all around the country. I am sure that there would be one near you.

Movedalot Tue 15-Jan-13 15:23:18

Jeni if you are asking about new things I have achieved the most recent ones have been touching my toes with my legs straight and learning to get in and out of the swimming pool without using the steps and swimming 20 lengths. Can't do either at the moment with bad back grin

numberplease Tue 15-Jan-13 15:30:41

Getting overdue jobs done around the house (doesn`t happen very often!)

jeni Tue 15-Jan-13 15:45:59

Wow! Not surprised you've got a bad back then. Touching your toes is VERT BAD for your back.

cheelu Tue 15-Jan-13 15:49:03

Mishap I am terrible with doing things like that I just wouldnt stick to it, and would be embarrased by my singing while others sang better than me.

It was a bit like when I went keep fit, it was so funny they were all going one way and I was going the other, just couldnt show my face again but I did laugh about it afterwards, honestly you should have been there it was really funny.. x

nanapug Tue 15-Jan-13 16:05:27

Having a good huck out in my house, so it is lovely and tidy with no unwanted stuff round.

Movedalot Tue 15-Jan-13 16:41:35

It really wasn't touching my toes which did for my back. Seems to have been the flight to Schipol Jeni

jeni Tue 15-Jan-13 16:55:26

Well don't try again when you're fit. ITS NOT A GOOD THING TO DO!

Movedalot Tue 15-Jan-13 17:00:54

Yes Mum [suitably scolded emoticon]

jeni Tue 15-Jan-13 17:05:31


Ariadne Tue 15-Jan-13 19:05:54

Really can't do any more lists! sad

Grannylin Tue 15-Jan-13 19:14:25

It's because you are suffering with pedantitis ariadne grin

Grannylin Tue 15-Jan-13 19:17:37

...or maybe suffering from grin