About mjsweeney1

Born in England, but raised in Australia, Shel Sweeney has worked in cafes, publishing houses, schools and for the London 2012 Olympics. Shel, an eternal child who squeals out loud at fireworks and runs outside when it snows, has been writing since the age of eight and plans to continue for some time to come.


I have made this year about expressing gratitude and discovering happiness. This wasn’t really a planned thing, but I had been given a happiness journal last year that I only really half used and so I wanted to throw myself into that from the beginning of the year. I was also given a gratitude diary and thought that might be nice to do also. Then, on New Year’s morning, I suddenly remembered New Year’s resolutions and, since I hadn’t made any yet, I whipped one up.

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