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How to Make Christmas Cards Memorable

How to Make Christmas Cards Memorable
Everyone used to send Christmas cards, It wasn’t something you opted out of. Before social media it was the way we made sure that we connected with...

How to Respond to a Compliment and Remain Humble

How to Respond to a Compliment and Remain Humble
When you receive a gift for on your birthday, you might not always love what you have been given, but you know that the gift-giver has spent time d...

21 Heartfelt Words of Appreciation Examples for Friends and Family

21 Heartfelt Words of Appreciation Examples for Friends and Family

One of the best things about my job is when I find out about the impact Theta Jewellery gifts have had. I love when customers share the three things they have written on the cards that accompany all jewellery pieces in the ‘ShareYourThree’ range.

Sometimes I know it can be hard to think of the best words to add to the ‘ShareYourThree’ card, so I have compiled a list of my favourite compliments for you to steal.

Reproduced with kind permission of the gorgeous inspirational Theta gift-givers.

Here are some ready-made words of appreciation you can use to #shareyourthree with your friends and family.

How to Get Compliments

How to Get Compliments

‘I had such a terrible day, I received far too many compliments’ - said no one ever!

Compliments are great for the soul. Think about the last time you received a compliment, close your eyes and really take yourself back to that moment.

Where were you? 
Who was saying the lovely words to you? 
How did you feel in that moment? 
… Great, right?

Someone noticed you, heard you, and was present with you. 

How to Be the Person Everyone Likes to Be Around

How to Be the Person Everyone Likes to Be Around

You know the person that lights up the room. That magic person that makes you feel great when you are around them.

There is recipe for becoming that person. 
With just five ingredients.

Three Reasons to Tell People You Love Them - Right Now!

Three Reasons to Tell People You Love Them - Right Now!

‘I love you’ is probably the most commonly used phrase in the English language.

We say these words to our spouses, our children, our parents and friends; yet rarely do we ever tell our loved ones just what exactly we love about them.  If you are one of the many people who think that telling someone you love them is enough, here are three reasons why you should tell them what you love about them them right now! 

The Power of an Appreciation Letter (A Raw and Vulnerable Blog)

The Power of an Appreciation Letter (A Raw and Vulnerable Blog)

As a child, you were probably taught
‘If you have something nice to say, say it and if you haven’t got anything nice to say, just say nothing at all’.

In today’s society, it seems to be acceptable to ‘speak your truth’ even if the words are hurtful and not necessary. Some people have forgotten to live by this mantra.

Many people are great at the ‘say nothing at all part’, and that is a great start, however there is a magic power to putting both part of this mantra into action and saying out loud the lovely things that come into your head.

Your friends and family do so much for you every single day and a lot of it goes unnoticed and unappreciated. Imagine the impact on the people around you if you suddenly started acknowledging and appreciating them! And the super cool thing is that as well as making them (and you) feel great, you will also increase their self-worth and pro-social behaviour, they are more likely to appreciate the people that know - sending ripples of loveliness out into the world. This is such a simple mantra, but such a great way to live your life.

How to Show Appreciation - A Super Simple, Super Easy Way

How to Show Appreciation - A Super Simple, Super Easy Way

“The most important thing in this world is to learn to give out love and let it come in.” - Morrie Schwartz

It feels amazing to be told how great you are! 
And it feels amazing to tell other people how great you think they are and what you love most about them.

So you do it all the time, right? #shareyourthree

The Luck of the Irish

The Luck of the Irish

Today is St Patricks Day and although I live in Edinburgh now, I am proud to be Irish and I genuinely do consider myself lucky.

I remember the day I discovered that luck isn’t chance or magic. There’s a science behind it. I love psychology and there is a fabulous book written by Richard Wiseman called The Luck Factor.

The Best Mother's Day Ever

The Best Mother's Day Ever

Today has been the best Mother's Day ever!

Sometimes I worry that I work too many hours on my business and I am not around enough for the family. Sometimes I think that my boys don't really know what I actually do, apart from being a 'jewellery designer'. Sometimes I think I am not great at expressing what Theta Jewellery is really about, how I want to create positive ripples in the world.

You are a world changer, I can tell.

You are a world changer, I can tell.
Today is Random Acts of Kindness day. Follow your heart, do something kind - you will make someone else’s day and feel amazing yourself too. Here a...

An Easy Way to Let People Know What You Love About Them

An Easy Way to Let People Know What You Love About Them
You know that feeling when someone tells you why you are great, the things they love about you. Your confidence soars, you feel fuzzy inside.  Why ...