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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 morningūüėČ My latest piece for ‚Ä™#‚ÄéMothersDay‚Ĩ 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 ‚Ä™#‚ÄéInternationalWomensDay has been published at Huffington Post‚Ĩ. 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¬†‚Äúto suffer together.‚ÄĚ 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,…

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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¬†https://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…