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The Five Of Cups

I mentioned in a recent post that I’d had my tarot read whilst we were on holiday. I’ve never had a reading done before so I was excited, but nervous …

Tarot

You Can’t Keep Pouring From An Empty Cup

I guess the title says it all. Right now, I’m running on empty. My mind is full and there’s not a lot of room for anything else. My upcoming holiday …

Treadmills

A Little Dose Of Gratitude: No Time Like The Present

I take part in a weekly linkup called Ten Things of Thankful which is like a gratitude journal, except that multiple people do it and you get to read …

Auf Wiedersehen

I wrote a short time ago about a friend who recently passed away. It was terribly sad that his young life was cut short. We’ll soon be saying our …

Social Media

Taking The Rough With The Smooth

It was a gloriously sun-shiny day today. We rarely get such nice bank-holiday weekends here in the UK. They’re normally a total wash-out; endless …

Common Sense

<i>Gratitude: A feeling of thankfulness and appreciation.</i><p>How does being grateful make you happier?<p>Being grateful and appreciating all of the things in …

Sing It! We Are Blogily #BloggersBash

The bash is fast approaching, and Bash Fever has hit fever pitch with me!<p>What with gently reminding folks to vote (I’ll do that again at the end 😉 ) …

Stop Dreaming and Start Doing!

There’s an inspirational quote that I often see shared around on Pinterest: If you want something bad enough, it will happen. Nonsense. It should …

Tales From Therapy: Time To Be Me

Sorry I’ve been MIA recently. There’s things I’ve been processing from my therapy sessions, and it’s been hard to find a way to articulate them …

Tales From Therapy: Insidious

This week the focus turned out to be on anger, which was a surprise to me as I thought I’d mostly dealt with mine.<p>Have you seen that meme floating …

Your ‘Good Enough’

Before the grammar police come charging in about the title of this post, flailing their arms around ready to beat me with their thorny dried twigs, …

A Little Dose Of Gratitude: Almost There

I take part in a weekly linkup called Ten Things of Thankful which is like a gratitude journal, except that multiple people do it and you get to read …

Bookends

Yesterday, a friend of mine died unexpectedly. He wasn’t much older than me; about 39 years’ old. I hadn’t seen him in quite a few months and we …

Learning

A Little Dose Of Gratitude: Cold Snap

I take part in a weekly linkup called Ten Things of Thankful which is like a gratitude journal, except that multiple people do it and you get to read …

Slow Cookers

Decluttering The Internal And External

I’ve got lot of things whirring round my head at the moment (nothing new there!).<p>Why is life so complicated? Do WE overcomplicate it? If so, how can …

Minimalism

When Valentine’s Day Stings: For Survivors of Narcissistic Abuse

<i>“The narcissist identifies being loved with being possessed, encroached upon, shackled, transformed, reduced, exploited, weakened, engulfed, digested</i> …

Self Compassion

Medicine and Meditation for Real Health

<b>Swami Chaitanya Keerti</b><p>Thanks to Indian Yogis, the Buddhist Zen masters and other meditation teachers from the East, meditation has gone mainstream …

Meditation

How to improve your mood + be happy

No matter what’s going on in our lives, our soul has the ability to be present with it. No matter the situation.<p>Maybe, like me, you’re grieving. …

Friday Cat Blogging – 9 February 2018

Here’s a break from the same old cats. This is Tillamook, one of my mother’s cats. He was snoozing under one of his favorite drought-tolerant plants …

4 Reasons Why Blogging Isn’t Dead

I go to a lot of business events around the city. Sometimes I’m there as and attendee and other times I’ve been invited to speak. Either way, without …

How to Start a Blog In Your Unretirement

Blogging started back in 1994. At that time, they were mostly the work of a single individual about a single subject. In 2017, it’s estimated there …

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked by Richard Branson Will Move You to Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Life’s A Beach

For me, there’s nothing quite like being by the sea. Hubby and I felt the need for a short break so we headed to the coast last weekend.<p>We put the …

Tales From Therapy: Adulting

If you remember my post about my goals for 2018 I said that this year is about “self-care” and that one of the things I was going to do was start …

Mental Health

Addicted To Anxiety?

Just because I like to make life harder for myself, I decided to see if I could write this post entirely from the WordPress app on my mobile phone. …

Mental Health

A Little Dose Of Gratitude: Going Viral

I take part in a weekly linkup called Ten Things of Thankful which is like a gratitude journal, except that multiple people do it and you get to read …

Book Review: The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

The office I inherited when I started my new job came with a book shelf containing lots of interesting books relating to psychology and mental …

My Goals For 2018

I’m a firm believer that, whilst we can’t control everything in life, we can have an influence on how our life pans out. With this in mind, I decided …