Category Archive: Top Posts

Mindful Monday

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I’ve Been Freshly Pressed…And It Feels So Good!

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Since I first started blogging on WordPress in 2009 I wondered how the blogs on “Freshly Pressed” (  a showcase of daily editors’ picks from across the WordPress  community) were chosen and truth be told harbored… Continue reading

How Much Of Ourselves Should We Reveal Online?

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“Writing means revealing oneself to excess” –  Franz Kafka Occasionally when I write something on this blog, I pause before hitting the “publish” button and wonder have I revealed too much of myself?… Continue reading

Breast Cancer In Ireland

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Cancer diagnosis and treatment have undergone major changes in recent decades in Ireland: a National Cancer Control Programme has commenced and screening for breast and cervical cancer have been introduced.  Here are the… Continue reading

What Do You Say To Someone Who Is Grieving?

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I am continuing the grief theme with today’s post. I hadn’t intended to make this a theme, but in the way that these things work, as soon as I place my attention on… Continue reading

Ubuntu

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Thanks to all of you who read and commented on yesterday’s post on grief. Once again I am struck by how much strength and comfort we can draw from each other. We should… Continue reading

How Long Does Grief Last?

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Two years later and I am still grieving for my mother. I still grieve for the unborn baby I lost the week after her funeral, and for the babies unborn before that. I… Continue reading

Motivation Monday

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What I learned From Nelson Mandela

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The soundtrack to my teenage years in the mid-eighties was filled with The Specials Nelson Mandela protest song; in school I spoke as captain of our debating team about the evils of apartheid in South Africa,… Continue reading

On Memory

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