Inspiration

Musings on womens’ friendships in midlife

One of life’s truths for me is that women flourish in the friendship of other women. If we’re lucky we’ll have at least one person we feel comfy enough with to share our vulnerabilities and celebrate our successes and triumphs and for some of us it is a long time coming. The thing I love…

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Catching up

I promise a blog everyday and what happens?   … Within 48 hours I’m out of reach of the laptop and being less than techno savvy I can’t work out for the life of me how to do it on my phone. I post on Facebook instead and briefly feel like I’m letting everyone down…

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Road Trip … Day 2

And we’re off … Birmingham here we come! I tentatively booked it whilst in Australia at the new year. I use that word because I truly was nervous about laying out dosh from a dwindling account when I hadn’t worked in over a year and also because of the dubious, negative phrases laid on me…

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Give yourself permission to believe in your dreams

How do you feel about going after your dreams at this time in your life? Do you still harbour long held desires and secret passions that you’ve carried around since childhood? Or do you have a more recent dream that you’re hankering after?   Have you ever shared them with anyone or are they stowed away…

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A Blog a Day No.1

I’m inspired today as I read how a friend had set herself a challenge to blog every day for a month with the hope of it creating a habit that will spill over into 365 days. So, uninvited … I’m jumping on the bandwagon with the intention that following her lead will get me back…

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7 ways to create happiness and joy in your life

I recently bade a sad farewell to a very dear friend who had been the epitome of happy thinking and contented living who spread childlike joy like confetti wherever she went.   We giggled often about how we make our own happiness by choosing to be happy taking the view that life is 10% What…

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How a cancer diagnosis challenged my beliefs

  “Some of us think holding on makes us strong: But sometimes it’s letting go” ~ Herme Hese   Do you consider yourself to be a woman of your word? The one who always keeps promises to herself and especially to everyone else?   I’d have said that was an apt description of me before…

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Getting vulnerable and baring all

Sally Canning at the Art Gallery in Paris

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind” ~ Dr.Suess     Have you ever dreamed of standing straight, arms outstretched powerful and strong and yelling with all your might something like –   “Accept everything about yourself – I mean everything.…

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How to get what you want – Dare to be You!

How would it feel to dare to be you? To feel abundance flowing into your life because you’ve let go of the limiting thoughts and beliefs that have kept you stuck? Wouldn’t you feel like dancing?   How would it feel to be the woman who had/has a dream and discovered a way of making…

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Time to look at the picture we paint with our words

Sorry but not sorry I’ve just got to get on my soapbox here.   I saw these words and they rankled more than a nerve or two   “If diagnosed early enough 90 percent of women with ovarian cancer will survive for five years or more”   This is simply an observation and is in…

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