Archive of ‘Sunday Thought’ category

You Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup

You can’t pour from an empty cup. Pretty obvious, right? In this context it’s a metaphor for making sure we take care of ourselves. Prioritising self-care, perceiving it as a necessity rather than as an indulgence. That’s because self-care is about self-preservation, not selfishness. We’re so often brought up to believe otherwise – putting others’ needs […] Read more…

She Believed She Could, So She Did

I’d been updating my planner, preparing for the upcoming week when I spotted this. I do love a good quote (provided they’re not passive-aggressive!) and my planner is full of them. If you’re anything like me, you’ll have so many things on the go, so many ideas rattling around your head competing for attention – […] Read more…

Tune In, Don’t Zone Out

The sharing of a very insightful post led to an interesting discussion on Twitter last night. The essence of the post was about listening, and connections, and I particularly liked an analogy comparing listening to making sure a radio is properly tuned in. We need to tune in, and don’t zone out. While the art of […] Read more…

No Child Born To Die

The newspapers, and our social media timelines have recently been full with news of people (whom the media usually likes to call ‘migrants’) fleeing their homes in far-flung places, desperately seeking refuge in a country not ravaged by war. Most recently, we have been hearing about tragedies that have befallen Syria. We have been reading […] Read more…

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