Posts Tagged ‘life’

Moving Forward, Not Moving On

Moving forward. Moving on. These terms sound pretty similar, but they are different, very different – and the distinction in respect to living with grief is crucial. ‘Moving on’ implies putting something behind you, letting something go. The effort of trying to move on from a relationship that has ended, especially one that has ended […] Read more…

In What or Whom Do You Trust?

As much as we might like to kid ourselves otherwise, we do not have complete control over everything in our lives. Instead, we hold hope, faith, wish for luck. We trust. Without trust, our society, our lives would be very unpleasant indeed. We trust our partners and spouses to remain faithful. We trust our children […] Read more…

Who Am I?

Who am I? It is not an obtuse question. Nor a trick one. Yes, I am Leigh. I am a woman. I am Hugo’s Mummy. I am a partner, daughter, sister, niece, cousin, friend. I am a writer, blogger, communications professional. But who am I? We all of us evolve through the course of our […] Read more…

A Story That Begins With a Hospital, Ends With a Hospital (oh and there are hospitals in the middle of the story, too)

I was nervous about going to hospital this morning. It had been a long time coming, and many preparations had been put in place. Last night, I got ready my bag and the outfit I was going to wear, to help minimise the stress this morning. So many kind people sent supportive messages and best wishes. This morning I got up […] Read more…

Sunday Thought May 17, 2015

Many of us waste time and energy wondering – and worrying – about what other people think of us. Wouldn’t it be liberating to not care? Caring about others is good of course. Caring for others, their feelings and their wellbeing, putting their needs first when appropriate is a crucial part of a decent society. But there is […] Read more…

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