Category Archives: wise use of time

Peace & Quiet On An English Canal

Taken last summer, this photo shows a narrowboat moored on the Trent & Mersey Canal here in the UK, capturing the air peace & tranquility. I often find that when life gets too hectic or invasive, a retreat to a … Continue reading

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Setting The Victim, Rescuer & Persecutor Free

    Sometimes we find ourselves locked into a seemingly never ending cycle: One minute we feel hard-done-by, then someone helps us, then we struggle with the help or we feel resentful towards the helper, then we feel guilty & hard-done-by etc … Continue reading

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The Drama Triangles: Childhood Experiences Affecting Adult Life

    Have you ever been on the receiving-end of help & then, for no apparent reason found it all too much, too invasive, too personal & become highly defensive or aggressive towards the person helping you? Have you ever … Continue reading

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YOU MATTER – The Most Important Words You’ll Read Today

  As someone who is familiar with personal struggles around self-value, self-worth, personal value or usefulness to others I am acutely aware how easy it is to lose heart by looking at myself & seeing what is wrong. Don’t get … Continue reading

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Have We Lost The Art Of Silence?

Just a thought. Take care until next time …

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Time Out at the Start of Our Day

An early morning walk with nature always sets me up well for the day. We may not all have that privilege but perhaps finding something we really love doing & taking time out to engage with that, before we are … Continue reading

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Loneliness the Killer

Loneliness is a killer!  Literally; spiritually; emotionally. Loneliness has little to do with how many people you are with but a great deal to do with who is with you and who are you when you are with them.  Some … Continue reading

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