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Poetry Friday

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Wild Geese You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft… Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up: The Gratitude 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 I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Thanksgiving Greetings

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One of the things I’m most grateful for in my life is that I feel part of a wonderful support community through this blog. While we don’t celebrate the day officially here in… Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up: Remembering Scorchy

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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 I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

#WorldKindness Day – Only Kindness Makes Sense

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Today is World Kindness Day. Every day should be filled with kindness of course, but let’s make a special effort today to do a special kindness for someone.  I posted this last year… Continue reading

Weekly Round-Up: #ForBeth

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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 I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

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I stumbled upon this quote today and it really struck a chord with me: I am always at a loss to know how much to believe of my own stories ~ WASHINGTON IRVING But… Continue reading

Shedding Our Masks On World Mental Health Day

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Today is World Mental Health Day, which is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental… Continue reading

BECCA: Easing The Loneliness of The Breast Cancer Journey

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I was contacted earlier this year by Breast Cancer Care, a UK-based breast cancer charity who had just launched the test phase of a web-app called BECCA’ (BrEast Cancer Care App).  The app targets… Continue reading

Read A Book Day

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Today is #ReadABookDay! I’d love to learn more about your reading habits. What are you currently reading? What is your favorite book of all time? When I am not getting lost in scandi-noir books, I love… Continue reading

Come Be My Light

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    The following story is adapted from Mother Teresa’s writings, Come Be My Light about her visit to Bourke, a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. We went to the outskirts of… Continue reading

Poetry Friday: Dedicated to Catherine

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I dedicate this week’s poem to the wonderful shining light that was Catherine Brunelle a true-life heroine who knew who she was and the journey she was on. Her journey ended far too early,… Continue reading

#MondayMotivation

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#MondayMotivation

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Poetry Friday

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Breathing Lessons Let it in, let it all in Let it all in to your heart All that is, all that is gift You don’t’ have to take it apart Everything we do… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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Mindful Monday

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Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning.  You have to love. You have to feel. It… Continue reading

Weekly Round Up: Remembering Karen Sutherland

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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

Mindful Monday

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Weekly Round-Up

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Hi friends, I always hate having to skip a weekly round-up, but I will have to take a rain-check until next week.  I am in Philadelphia speaking at a conference on the role… Continue reading

Monday Motivation

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Mindful Monday

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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

Mindful Monday

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When Mother’s Day Hurts

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Today is Mother’s Day in Ireland and the UK. For the past few years I’ve written about Mother’s Day without my mother, but this year I hesitated to write it. I don’t want to be perennially moaning… Continue reading

Happy International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange

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Each year around the world, International Women’s Day  is celebrated on March 8. Each year sees a different theme and this year’s is #BeBoldForChange. So to mark today, I want to give a shout out to… Continue reading

#MondayMotivation

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Weekly Round Up: The Love Conquers 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

Mindful Monday

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Poetry Friday

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Mindful Monday

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Weekly Round Up: The World Cancer Day 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

Mindful Monday

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Poetry Friday

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I know why the caged bird sings A  free bird leaps on the back Of the wind and floats downstream Till the current ends and dips his wing In the orange suns rays… Continue reading

#MondayMotivation

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Poetry Friday

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Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some… 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 I’ve wanted to share with you. Don’t forget if you have written a post which you would like readers to see, just […]

Mindful Monday

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Poetry Friday

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I will not die an unlived life. I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow… Continue reading