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25th Jul 2018

Oprah reveals her secret to happiness and we should all take a leaf out of her book

Kate Hendrick


Whether you’ve got one kid, two kids or more, it can be difficult to find time to just disconnect from the real world.

Once you’ve finished work, it’s time to get the dinner ready. Once you’ve finished dinner, it’s time to get school lunches ready for the next day.

The weekend comes along and the house needs to be cleaned. The list of things to do seems endless.

It’s tricky to find time to just take a break, but that’s exactly what Oprah has said is her secret to happiness.

The media mogul revealed the reason why she is so content is because she takes time out of her schedule to sit around and literally do nothing.

The sixty-four year old ensures she unwinds from doing all the usual hectic things that life throws at her.

And she’s not just talking about a few minutes a day, she takes as much time as she needs to gather her thoughts.

In an interview with Vogue, Oprah said:

“Most people don’t even know what makes them happy. But I can just sit on my porch and I’ll start reading a book and then realise, Okay, I’m not reading any more. I can just take it all in. I can just be.”

As you mamas know, switching off is a lot easier said than done. But, there are many benefits to doing so from lowering blood pressure to reducing stress levels.

We think Oprah is on to something here, ladies.