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Why Being More Grateful Is Good For You

We take so much for granted and it is only when something is taken away that we realise what we had. Why do we allow complacency to set in? Whether it’s being in a marriage, your children seeing their father on a daily basis, having a job or simply having good eyesight, we just assume…

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Motherhood – The Biggest Sacrifice

Happy Mother’s Day! Hope all mummies out there were allowed a lie in this morning😉 My latest piece for ‪#‎MothersDay‬ has been published at Huffington Post Motherhood – The Biggest Sacrifice “So with the run up to the ‘big day’, I’ve been thinking about what motherhood really is and to sum it up I came to…

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International Women’s Day 2015: Frozen’ the Movie – THAT Dress Change… I Can’t ‘Let It Go’

My latest piece for ‪#‎InternationalWomensDay has been published at Huffington Post‬. Please do LIKE via the Facebook button on the Huffington site. Please feel free to SHARE using the Facebook or Twitter buttons on the post. ‘Frozen’ the Movie – THAT Dress Change… I Can’t ‘Let It Go’ http://m.huffpost.com/uk/entry/6803252 An excerpt from the piece… “Why…

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Why We All NEED To Be More Compassionate

What is compassion? “Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others: the victims should be treated with compassion” Source: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/compassion Literally, compassion means “to suffer together.” Unlike empathy (which it is sometimes confused with), compassion doesn’t stop at taking another person’s perspective into account or just feeling that person’s emotions. You feel compassionate,…

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…