Often when we find ourselves saying yes to things we don’t actually want to say yes to, it’s because we don’t have a strong sense of our core values. Your pet peeves can help you find out what some of these values are.
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No regrets: it’s time to do what you’ve been dreaming about.
If you had one day left to live, what would you say, what would you do, and what would you give?
Feeling all wrung out? Self care for emotional sponges
‘Mummy, it really hurts me in my tummy when other people are sad’
Zoë’s wee eyes filled up out of the blue earlier…
Clinging on for dear life
‘For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven…’ (Ecclesiastes 3:1) I looked out my kitchen window yesterday and noticed an apple or two still on my tree. It looked like they were just clinging on for dear life, just hanging on by a single twig. Anyone else feel aContinue reading “Clinging on for dear life”
A question that could change your life
The next time someone does something that makes your blood boil, try asking yourself this question… it might just change your life!
The struggle is real, but what will we let it bring out in us?
The struggle is real, but what will this crisis bring out in you and me? A flame of judgment, or a blaze of compassion?
Screen fatigue and digital addiction: a family experiment
We’re all tired of screens, but we’re all also addicted to them. It’s making us sick. And tired, too. Here’s three tips for beating the digital blues.
When your best is not enough
Sometimes you will invest 110%, and it still won’t be enough. But that’s where grace comes in.
Fact or opinion? A question for handling criticism
‘Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.’ I don’t know who first said this, but I can’t understand why it became so popular. Because it’s quite simply wrong. I would re-render it as: ‘Sticks and stones may break my bones, but there’s nothing like words to bring you down.’Continue reading “Fact or opinion? A question for handling criticism”
Life is not a board game: Don’t ask me what’s next, ask me what’s now!
To the mum whose little ones aren’t speaking in sentences by the time they are six months…
To the teens who go through puberty later…
To the 18-year-old who didn’t get the results you wanted…
To the university graduate who didn’t get your dream job…
To the young adults whose friends are all getting married…
To the couples who haven’t got engaged yet…
To the marrieds who don’t want to/can’t have children right now …
Life is not a board game. Please don’t panic!