o0o When you’re feeling a bit flat, one of the very best therapies is to get outside. If you can plant something and immerse your hands in the dirt, it makes the experience that much better for you!! There has been so much evidence around the massive improvements in mental health for those […]
o0o Its only a matter of days now, before we leave on our much-needed vacation, so as you can imagine I am neck deep in planning and organising, which for me means the there are lists aplenty going on! Lists for whats already packed, lists for what still needs to be packed, list […]
Ready to cheer me on? I told you a week or two ago in the smoking gun post, that I was going to do it – and now here I am!! As of last night – I am a non-smoker. A former smoker, an ex-smoker – call it what you will. But as […]
I’ve spent my “free-time Friday” this week, moving furniture around a bit within our little home. I’ve now made room for my writing desk to go into our living room space so that it will front on to the big glass doors, which means I’ll now have a lovely view of our garden […]
you’re not a burden
. The fact that you’re struggling doesn’t make you a burden. It doesn’t make you unlovable or undesirable or undeserving of care. It doesn’t make you too much or too sensitive or too needy…It makes you human. Everyone struggles. Everyone has a difficult time coping, and at times, we all fall apart. During these times, […]
. 1. You are not your body and your body is not you but you best look after each other anyway. You might be together for a while. 2. You’ll never have more potential than you do right now, so find a way to use more of what you’ve got. 3. You think too […]
. Its a year on from my “one step at a time” post – and I’m reflecting a bit about where I am now as opposed to this time last year. Some things haven’t yet changed. I am still at my job as a Manager, I am still working three days a week, and […]
: strength :
Strength doesn’t come from what you can do; it comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t do. When you are at your lowest point, you are open to the greatest positive change. Happiness is not the absence of problems, but the strength to deal with them. The strongest people are […]
and YES! again!!
they said YES!
gettin’ stuff done!
. I’ve been back to the house in town today, and have done some mega cleaning. All the floors have been vacuumed, and some of them mopped. The kitchen sink is sparkling like new and all the kitchen benches and the breakfast bar have been cleared and cleaned. I have tidied up the front […]
. Today is different. Today I got out of bed quite well rested. I had a really decent sleep last night, because it rained through the night, and i always sleep soooo much better when it rains. I have also taken a fortnight off work – which actually winds up being 18 days – […]
. 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 the person I am making […]
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 I came back to the […]
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 – and another agonising 36hrs […]