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Challenge Accepted – My Resilience Playlist

I’ve been challenged to write a-post-a-day for 30 days, but I decided my chronic migraine life is a bit too dull/depressing for that so I’m going to give it a different slant instead: I’ll hit random on my Resilience Playlist … Continue reading

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Cloudy skies make better sunsets

We’ve had some lovely weather recently – clear blue skies and bright warm sunshine (which mainly means I’ve been hiding behind curtains in dark glasses like a vampire but that’s totally beside the point). Spring has well and truly sprung … Continue reading

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Easter hope

Happy Easter! I see today as a day for celebrating new life and holding on to hope. We have an Easter Tree in our house – apparently it’s a German tradition originally. We hang decorated eggs on branches as a … Continue reading

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It’s not all doom and gloom

I’m aware that my posts have been a bit more negative recently. I’m not sure whether I should apologise for that or not – I did say I’d be honest after all. But I do want to redress the balance … Continue reading

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Helping people find hope

As a follow-on from the previous post (holding on to hope), here are a few thoughts and wonderings about helping others to find hope. I’m writing this mainly for myself (as it’s something I’m still learning) but also for the … Continue reading

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Holding on to hope

I was talking to a psychologist today (Roger Bretherton, a fascinating and dynamic guy who is a clinical psychologist currently researching personality and prayer). I asked if he had any words of wisdom about what to do when life feels … Continue reading

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Your future’s whatever you make it…

I’ve done a lot of thinking this week. (and quite a bit of hiding under duvets, crying my eyes out, talking round and round in circles, sitting with friends in silence, every so often pulling faces, going ‘hmm’ then eating … Continue reading

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