Posts Tagged ‘kindness’

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…

Being a Tall Poppy, and the Heroine of My Life

“Life-threatening is the ultimate in empowering”, I have heard. It certainly worked for me. Growing up, teachers observed my lack of self-confidence and recorded their thoughts in my school reports. The reports included words to the effect of “Leigh is bright, works hard, and produces consistently good work. I wish she would put herself forward more, come out of her shell.” I’m […] Read more…

Coping

A few weeks ago I wrote about how I need to have courage and to be kind to myself, because my life after bereavement and trauma is forever. With a return to work imminent, I have been trying to do more things, push myself, and reintegrate. That has meant testing my coping strategies. Grief really […] Read more…

Sunday Thought 26/04/15

We Brits are often perceived as being reserved. The ‘stiff upper lip’ must always be preserved, no emotions betrayed. How many times have you apologised for an outburst – whether that outburst was of laughter, tears, or anger? If you are anything like me, it will be more times than I can count or remember. It’s […] Read more…

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