Archive of ‘Progress’ category

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…

What's the worst that can happen?

Complete this sentence: “Ugh, there really is nothing worse than…” a) Your tea or coffee going cold before you get a chance to drink it? b) An errant red sock getting in the white load and making all the clothes pink? c) The plus box failing to record the last ten minutes of a film? […] Read more…

Mindfulness

The focus of my week has been on mindfulness. Various people have been encouraging (nagging 😉 ?) me to be kinder to myself. It’s not that I haven’t wanted to be kinder to myself, it is more that I have felt unable to. Not only has it been easier to keep myself busy so I […] Read more…

31 Days of Mindfulness – an antidote to seasonal stresses

It’s no secret that I am looking forward to Christmas being over. The excitement ramped up a couple of notches over the weekend with decorations being proudly displayed on social media, talk of gift buying, Christmas songs, advent calendar opening, and elves on shelves. While I do not resent others’ excitement over the festive season, it adds to […] Read more…

Positive resonance

There are always quotes doing the rounds on social media. Some make you giggle a bit, some you nod along with. Every so often, a quote appears that is so resonant it makes you say “Are you looking in my head?” That’s what I thought when I saw this quote yesterday. It was on Twitter, so […] Read more…

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