Motivation Monday

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St Brigid’s Day

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Today, 1st February is St Brigid’s Day in Ireland. If St Patrick is our national saint, then Brigid is Ireland’s patroness. Girls were traditionally named Mary or Brigid in days gone by in… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

Reflections On My Sixth Blogoversary

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This day six years ago I started Journeying Beyond Breast Cancer with the aim of coming to a greater understanding of the impact of a cancer diagnosis as we journey beyond the treatment phase.  I… Continue reading

Not Blogging? What’s Stopping You?

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I’ve previously mentioned Rebecca Hogue’s initiative to teach an online course on blogging the cancer journey. Last week Rebecca asked the question: what is stopping you from blogging?  My first obvious thought was nothing is… Continue reading

Motivation Monday

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Weekly Round Up: The Being Vulnerable Edition

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

Writing For The Future: Recording Conversations At The End Of Life

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  It is my great pleasure to introduce you to today’s guest writer Rachel Smith. Rachel is the family service co-ordinator for Cancer  Focus Northern Ireland.  Before reading Rachel’s guest post on the impact on… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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Illustration by Maurice Sendak from Open House for Butterflies by Ruth Krauss

Weekly Round Up: The Just Bad Luck Edition

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading