You are seven years old. Up to this point in your life, you have been a small human sponge, taking in all the values, beliefs and behaviours that have been presented to you by your parents, guardians, teachers and environment. Sometimes these beliefs change naturally. We get exposed to a broader world as we get … Continue reading The Choice of Change
A very happy Easter weekend to you all. With it comes the end of Lent – so if you gave anything up, well done! I have succeeded in my quest to reduce negative self-talk and as I said in my previous post, it genuinely works wonders. I can find the good in every situation and … Continue reading You be you. Let the world adjust.
Last week I had one of -those- weeks. You know the one. The one where you feel like your brain and body have had a falling out and are refusing to work in sync with each other. You drop everything, lose everything, spill every glass of water you have, throw boiling hot candle wax all … Continue reading Accountability, Forgiveness and Getting Rid of Pesky Negative Self-Talk.
I have touched on this subject before, the whole idea of space from people, work and things as and when you need it. Nowadays I am very good at knowing what I need, when I need it. If I need a couple of days off from work because I am getting overwhelmed and burnt out, … Continue reading Putting out the Flame
It’s a new year, and a happy new year to you all. The Smith family Christmas took a somewhat different direction than planned but it turned out okay in the end, and I had a lovely family day on Boxing Day, especially with my niece and nephew. I’m so grateful for them, they are so … Continue reading Quicksand.
Today is my 30th birthday. Although, seeing as I was born at half one in the afternoon, I am still considering myself 29 until then! Being a ‘big’ birthday and amalgamating it with the festive time of year, has naturally brought on a certain level of reflection and contemplation. I’ve been thinking about my birthday … Continue reading Final Thoughts from a Decade.
It is, as much as I don’t want to accept it, coming up to Christmas and the ‘party season’. My dirty 30’s are looming with my birthday at the start of December and we don’t usually stop until the start of January do we? For a lot of people Christmas and December is a magical … Continue reading A Little Food For Thought