Day 1: Our Story
So today is the start of Just A Card week! It’s a campaign dedicated to celebrating independent artists, designers, makers and shops! The idea is to shine a light on independent businesses and just how important every purchase you make with them is, even if it’s “just a card”. So as an independent business, we’re thrilled to support it!
Day One is all about us, so we thought we’d share our story!
We’re Shaun and Paul from Spiffy in Carmarthen, West Wales and Spiffy is all about happiness! We’ve both been on quite big journeys personally, having both suffered with anxiety and mental health issues, so we've learnt a lot about our thoughts and feelings, and the importance of things like self-care and positive thinking. However we both had the dream of opening a shop, so last September we combined the two!
Our shop and online store are dedicated to helping people live a happy and fulfilled life and showing people things like a lack of confidence, stress, anxiety, low self-esteem don’t have to be “normal” or “everyday life". You don’t have to accept them. It’s not always easy but we truly believe there are steps we can take to make a positive change to your life, no matter how small. So everything we sell, from books, affirmations and inspirational prints to aromatherapy and treats, has been chosen to help people take control of those pesky feelings like, stress, anxiety, lack of confidence, low self-esteem and anything else that stops you from living a happy and fulfilled life.
We also run workshops to help people make the changes they want to make in their life, because we know the importance and power of learning. People seem to love our little corner of the world and we do too. We love helping people and hearing from customers who’ve bought something from us or been on one of our workshops and it’s made a huge difference to them! It doesn’t get much better than that!