Archive of ‘Progress’ category

Resonant words to remember

I stumbled across this picture on social media a couple of days ago. It is from the beautiful CarlyMarie Project. Most of the words really resonated, because they sum up succinctly what I have been trying to achieve. What my heart, my soul needs to not just survive, but to thrive. I say ‘most of’ the words […] Read more…

My word for 2015: thrive

The end of the year. That time for contemplation and reflection of everything that has happened during the past 12 months. What went well, what didn’t go so well? Berating yourself for doing, or not doing something. It is the time for resolutions. We tell ourselves that the next year will be different, that we […] Read more…

Liberated

The eagle-eyed amongst my regular readers may have noticed that I have posted just as much as ever in the past week, despite last week saying that I needed space away from blogging. The space is still badly-needed. So, why do I feel liberated despite posting as much as ever? Because I told myself I didn’t […] Read more…

Finding beauty in Christmas

Christmas preparations have been a torment to me, because my baby son Hugo died earlier this year. I have been wishing the festivities would hurry up and be over. A friend challenged me to find the beauty in Christmas. “Yeah, whatever, there’s no way I’ll be able to do that” I thought at first. But, […] Read more…

Space

Space, in many senses of that word, has been a key theme during the last few days – and I need more of it. Earlier this week I was literally seeing stars. I’ve been unhappy with my blog’s banner for a while – it didn’t feel ‘me,’ and the various parts of it looked disconnected. […] Read more…

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