. I only work three days a week – Tues, Wed, Thurs – so I am lucky in that I get a four-day weekend. In theory… But these days – my work environment ramps up my anxiety like almost nothing else – so after those three days, I spend Friday… Continue reading »
. I’m having a bit of a ‘comparison’ dilemma at the moment and whilst I know that comparing oneself to others is never a healthy or helpful thing – I’m just not quite sure how to get it “out of my system”… It makes it that much harder – because… Continue reading »
After yesterdays mammoth post, I thought today would just be a ‘quickie’ 🙂 Sometimes – just cleaning up and sorting out a small corner of your home, can make a huge difference to how you feel about the rest of the day. I had had one of those mornings where… Continue reading »
Its hard to fathom that its already been a month since the horror of not knowing if my Family was safe, following Hurricane Irma. It was just over 48hrs after the hurricane swept through Tortola, before we finally heard that our Nephew, his family and two small children were safe… Continue reading »
o0o I am SO damn frustrated and cranky today!!! There are a few things that have ‘led’ me here – but I guess the main one is fear and concern for my Family…. My sister, nephew, his wife and their two kids live in the BVI, and hurricane Irma has… Continue reading »
What a wonderful way to start my ‘me-time Monday’..!
. On reflection – the other day, I was shown a perfect example of how I know I’ve changed over the last couple of years. I had to go into town to do some shopping and plus a Physio appointment, but I was also going to the house in town… Continue reading »
. I came across the photo at the end of this post today – and it really resonated with me. Not because I needed someone to listen to me – but because I needed to listen to someone….
. I feel so incredibly lucky, and grateful today. I’m having a day at home on the Farm – which has so far consisted of doing the dishes, making bread dough, pruning the tree that has started encroaching on the driveway and
. Most of my life has been spent trying to shrink myself. Trying to become smaller. Quieter. Less sensitive. Less opinionated. Less needy.
. Today I thought I’d post a couple of easy changes you can make, to simplify your life. So – without further ado, here are 30 Simple Life House Spouse simple life hints!
. I’ve been a bit remiss with writing, I know, but I’ve needed some ‘me’ time, and some healing time… The rehoming of Digby hit me – HARD – and still does some days, but its thankfully getting less intense with each day – and I can now at least
. This week my heart shattered into a million tiny pieces…
. This week I took myself well and truly out of my comfort zone….! On one of the online groups that I am a member of, a woman was looking for some
. This week is the first time I’ve realllly felt like I’m getting better. I’ve known that I was improving as the weeks have gone on, but this week I’ve felt more…. I don’t know… capable, I guess… Im still only doing two half days a week at work, but… Continue reading »
. One of the things that I have been becoming increasing aware of, is the ridiculous amount of
. Today is the day that I go back to the house in town for a few days. It’s always definitely on the list of my least favourite
. It’s around 5pm and it won’t be long until sunset. The cool evening
. What if I all I want is a small, slow, simple life? What if I am most happy in the space of in between? Where calm lives. What if I am mediocre and choose to be at peace with that? The world is such a noisy place. Loud, haranguing… Continue reading »
. As you know, I’ve been having issues with hip/back/leg pain for a while, and whilst for a short period in feb/early march – it seemed to be finally getting a bit better after repeated Dr & Physio visits, it got dramatically worse last week – so it was back… Continue reading »