As a kid, summer holidays with my family consisted of camping; hiking in the rain through lush green fields; and toasting sugary-soft pink marshmallows on fires that we had proudly constructed ourselves. These were gloriously happy times, which may be why I'm drawn to being outdoors.
Start by brightening up your walls by bringing the outdoors in. Then dress up your pet, grab your sunnies and - because there may be four seasons in one day (London was blessed with hail today) - make sure you pack your brolly. Right. You're ready to step outside.
Friendly colours & witty clothes are likely to bring a lightness to your step - whatever the weather. and would surely prompt amused grins during rush-hour. And that's got to be a positive.
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