This was mentioned by a friend of mine today and has been well received so I thought I’d reblog it myself seeing as so many of us have taken a downward turn since the Autumn set in.
What do you think of the tips? Is there anything you’d add to The Smiling Fanny Manifesto?
I came across “The Smiling Fanny Manifesto” when reading a novel by Lucy Anne Holmes entitled “ust a Girl, Standing in Front of a Boy. It’s a lighthearted book but Jenny (Fanny) suffers from depression and her friend Phillipa gives her this list of things to do to keep the black dog at bay. Even if you don’t read the book or suffer from depression, have a look at the list as I think we could all do with a little bit of smiling fanny in our lives!
THE SMILING FANNY MANIFESTO (text taken from the book)
Phone a friend
You can always call me. Just say, “I am calling you because I have to tick it off my list.” And then we can chat about the usual: what we shall name our future children, our top five sandwich fillings, what you would say to Robbie Williams if you…
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