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…

Today Is A New Day

Today’s Sunday Thought is brought to you courtesy of the fantastic Creating Ripples. If you don’t follow the account on Twitter (@CreateTheRipple), you really should! Every day there are many insightful, contemplative messages shared, like this one. I chose this image because it encompasses so much of what I perceive to be crucial for my emotional […] Read more…

Be Gentle With Yourself

Today’s Sunday Thought is a very simple one. Be gentle with yourself. It’s a simple thought that is relevant for everyone, whatever your stage in life, whatever you are doing, wherever you are going.We can be so very hard on ourselves trying to achieve often unrealistic expectations we put on ourselves, or piled on by […] Read more…

Life Is Short, Make It Amazing

Today’s Sunday Thought is short and sweet. The image below is from my fabulous business cards. The message is self-explanatory – Life is short, make it amazing. How you live your life is up to you; what ‘amazing’ means to you is also entirely subjective. Just give it some thought. Enjoy your Sunday. Read more…

Sunday Thought: Migrants are People, Too

Memes shared on Twitter and Facebook have long been berating people from other countries for entering Britain country illegally and getting jobs, houses, cars, served on a plate. The memes aim to create anger and fear amongst hard-working people struggling to make ends meet with rising prices, lower wages, and other real-life struggles (that’s most of us, […] Read more…

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