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Benjamin Franklin began each day by asking himself, "What can I do well today?" We know Ben was brilliant, but it appears he was further ahead of the curve than suspected. Today scientific research has validated what he knew.

These last few years have been hard on friendships across the board. For one thing, lockdowns have curtailed our social lives leaving us lonelier than ever before. This has a surprising effect on...

You're never too old to keep a diary, even if you're well past doodling your crush's name in all the corners. Here are some grown-up clues. If you're not into "adulting" yet, we've included some fun stuff too.

At Affirmations, we believe in giving back, in supporting the values that mean so much to us. We believe that unless you walk the walk, you can’t talk the talk. The following organisations have sustained the environment through good times and bad.

Life doesn't come with a manual. It comes with a mother. Mother. That one word that cannot be defined in a single phrase; that one word that embodies all the love a human being could possibly offer. Your first teacher, with comforting arms like no

You are uniquely born into the one family you will ever have. Your family is yours, and it makes up a huge part of who you really are. From the importance of having a strong family foundation to the little things which annoy the hell out of you, no one’s

Kind acts such as a buying someone a thoughtful present or even just a coffee strengthens friendships, and that in itself is linked to improved mood. When we experience ourselves as givers, we receive a deep and enduring affirmation of our value to others

Happiness is within us. Everyone has the power to make small changes in our surroundings and our relationships that can help set us on course for a happier life.

This is a precious moment in time, to love, to share, to raise our vibration. I know the world has been a testing place of late. 2020 has been challenging staying positive in the face of what is happening in our world.

Let’s celebrate letter-writing. It will help all of us get through the uncertainty and the challenges beautifully. I grew up writing letters. As a child, there were thank you notes, of course, and pen pals in America and England and postcards to send when

The urge to love and be loved is one we are born with. From the moment we take our first breath, we are inextricably intertwined in a loving embrace that will last a lifetime. You see, love is a cyclical thing. It's family; it's friendship...

Affirmations vision is to guide with hope, enrich the spirit and add light to the world. A vision that all starts with kindness, respect and patience. For a month our little town of Bellingen was surrounded by fires. We have friends who were forced to..

In 1987 Dan and Suzi Maher were travelling around Australia and could not find a decent greeting card to send home. So, they decided to hand make some and post them back to friends and family. The response; "These are cards are lovely…

We stared into our crystal ball to predict what Affirmations products will be available for you this Christmas. The results are extremely positive.

In 2018 we've added to our greeting card ranges to ensure there's something unique for your customers to fall in love with, laugh at, get inspired by, celebrate a birthday, an anniversary or a wedding, get comforted by or say thank you. We have a

2018 is the beginning of a new era, a chance for us to reflect on the past and look ahead to the future with unbridled passion and excitement. Affirmations are celebrating 30 years!

It's been ten years since Twigseeds and Affirmations joined forces. The partnership has proved to be a match made in heaven. We caught up with Kate Knapp for a quick chat about a decade of spreading the word.

Where is everyone? The warehouse team are still hard at it safely picking, packing and getting your orders out. The rest of us are at home, eating chocolates and playing with our jigsaw puzzles. Only joking, we're not playing with our jigsaw puzzles.

Dan Maher has been in the business of publishing spiritual books, gifts and cards for more than 30 years. He's definitely read an inspiring book or two! We asked him for his three favourite spiritual books.

Books to help you through lockdown are so important - they can take you to places you may never visit and give you an insider's look at the lives of people with who you will never cross paths.