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1000 Voices Speak Up For Compassion – Let’s Do This!

Tomorrow is a big day. On Friday 20th February 2015, writers and bloggers from all around the world will come together to flood the internet with compassion and all that is GOOD. This amazing global movement was sparked by a blog post a woman wrote (writing as Considerings) in early January 2015. Over one thousand writers, bloggers,…

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Hand In Your Weapon! Let’s Make Trees, Not War

Hi everyone! My second piece has been published by the Huffington Post. My first post was published in January. You can find more information on it on the ‘Writing For The Huffington Post’ Page http://accidentallyreflective.com/writing-for-the-huffington-post/ This second piece is different to the first. Not so much about parenting or career choices. It’s about a truly inspiring…

Don’t Give The Silent Treatment

I read this excerpt from ‘Love It Forward’ By Jeff Brown and was left deep in thought…. “There are two types of relational silence- one that serves the connection, one that damages it. In the first, silence comes with the qualifier “I need some quiet time to reflect”, which is healthy and respectful to the…

2 out of 3 of all doctors visits end with a prescription.
Source: TalkAboutRx.org
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What Should I Ask My Doctor/Pharmacist When I Am Being Prescribed Medication?

I was approached by the American Recall Centre last week and asked to write a piece about pharmaceuticals for National Drug Facts Week (January 26th – February 1st 2015). The American Recall Centre is a great resource for anyone interested in knowing more about drug and medical device recalls or healthcare safety information ( http://www.recallcenter.com/ ) They asked me…

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I Asked My Daughter What She Wants To Be When She Grows Up… Her Answer Surprised Me

During a ‘Show and Tell’ session at school last week, my 4 year old daughter had to draw a picture of what she would like to do when she grows up and talk about it in front of her class friends. As we walked home, I asked my daughter what she would like to do.…