Today is a grump day. I'm tired, the coffee hasn't woken me up but has given me the beginnings of a headache. The house is cold, the sky is grey, everything is kinda blah. It's one of those days. Then I check out Pinterest and I see quotes encouraging me to be grateful for my … Continue reading W2: Gratitude is a Platitude
Something significant and painful happened to me recently that forced me to confront my fear of judgement and my emotional thinking. I was brought up to be nice, ie to be polite, to try to see the other person's point of view, not to hurt feelings, to keep the peace, and when I didn't I … Continue reading W1: When Feelings Rule Everything
Webruary is a little something I dreamed up last year on my other blog, The Greatest Adventure, as a prompt to produce articles daily throughout February and get into the habit of writing more regularly. Webruary articles are usually shorter and more of a diary or thought piece on whatever occurs during the day. We have … Continue reading Introducing Webruary!
Sometimes the hardest thing to do is nothing, to let a situation be. When we're going through a situation not to our liking it's tempting to push for a speedy resolution so we can close that box in our brain and put it back on the shelf, all squared away tidily. Loose ends, vague sentiment, … Continue reading Patience is Confidence
Picture post: Acceptance is not weakness; it is the key to freedom and personal power. Click to view.
As we launch into 2018 my social media feeds are full of memes, quotes and blogs telling me that people are ready to slay 2018, claim all that's coming to them, start a new chapter and have an adventure. Not only are they going to do it but they are exhorting me to do it … Continue reading When ‘This Year’ is Never Your Year
Here it comes, that time of year when we make our New Year's resolutions, determined to become a New Me. No more smoking, drinking and eating fatty foods. Time to get actually active in our active wear! Exercise, early to bed and early to rise. So it goes until some time around the middle of … Continue reading New Year’s Revolution
I am a web junkie. I admit it freely; I hate the internet and yet I crave its sweet caress. Ah, the internet. That shit friend you can't trust that you hang around with because they make you laugh, the one who encourages you to stay up late, spend all your money and get into … Continue reading Web Junkie! Social Media and News Detox
Hey you! You, who think that life is out to get you and you're more unlucky than Unlucky Alf, with your more-month-than-money and your grumpy partner and your screaming kids or your rented apartment with the noisy neighbours and the dripping tap, the dog that peed in your slippers and the bus that left the … Continue reading Hello Losers