Self Care

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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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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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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Stretching your courage

How can you strengthen your courage muscle?   I started doing it again – going to networking meetings I mean. It’s was never a favourite pastime and I had to Dare myself to do it even though I had found a very lively welcoming group.   It was funny to hear a couple of comments…

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