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Blue Bird Scarf: An Analogy for Loss and Grief

Post written December 2015 Loss: the suffering that unites us all We can probably all connect with a sense of loss, because we’ve all experienced it. Whether it’s the loss of a loved one, by death or by separation; The … Continue reading

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Mindful Mondays – Taking hold of now

It’s easy to live our lives caught up in the past (reliving mistakes and regrets or wishing things could go back to how they once were in some magical bygone era) or the future (things we hope for and dream … Continue reading

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Resilience tune #14

A nice bit of Sunday morning cheesy tune-age from the shuffle button today… Bring it all back by S Club 7 Don’t stop Never give up Hold your head high And reach the top

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Resilience tune #13

I think we’re gonna make it… Buck Rogers by Feeder

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The Code

After the Mystery Option C and Dilemma posts, my friend Tony had an idea – if I found it difficult to talk about how I was actually feeling, perhaps I could use some kind of visual symbol or code, like … Continue reading

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Mindful Mondays – Primary Pain & Secondary Suffering

Sometimes life sucks. And there’s nothing we can do about it. Or is there? It’s inevitable that we will run in to testing times at some point in life, whether that’s in health, relationships, work, finances, or something else. These … Continue reading

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Mindful Mondays – an introduction

I’ve mentioned a few times I’ve been using mindfulness over the last couple of months and it’s been really helpful. A lot of people have shown an interest in it and have asked for more info so I’m starting a … Continue reading

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