Archive of ‘Contemplations’ category

Feeling The Creative Fear

The act of being creative should be a source of joy, pleasure, delight: not only to the creator, but to those seeing your efforts, too. Should is a great word. Shoulda coulda woulda. Because that’s the thing about creativity: it so often walks side by side with its companion, fear. What is there to fear […] Read more…

My Maternity Care for #YourMaternityCare

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) which regulates all health and social care provision in England has launched a campaign about maternity care this week called #YourMaternityCare. For Harriet, the birth of her first son was traumatic. How was #YourMaternityCare?https://t.co/PQoCiVk4y0 pic.twitter.com/8ozbmk1wf9 — CQC (@CareQualityComm) February 15, 2016 They say: There are nearly 700,000 live births each […] Read more…

Love Yourself First

Valentine’s Day isn’t something my other half and I celebrate – love is for the whole year, not just one overhyped, overpriced day, right? (Cynical, me?!). Valentine’s Day is, for me, about all sorts of love, not just the romantic kind. Love for your children, love your your family friends, platonic love. Love for yourself. […] Read more…

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