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The best lessons my parents have taught me – 50 years married today

50 years ago today, on 1st April 1972, my parents were married.  I have heard that it was a great day, full of laughter and dancing.  There were a few jokes on the day.  My…

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How to show kindness through the art of surrendering

My daughter wrote a poem about Kindness last week.  I will share some of it below: Kindness is not a blanket but it can warm you up. Kindness is not covid but it can spread.…

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9 thoughts for my 9 year old on her birthday

Happy 9th birthday to our fun, thoughtful and lovely Bonnie lass. Here are 9 thoughts for a very precious 9 year old and for you reading this post:

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Decluttering to create a calm space at home – Jojo chats with The Batch Lady

I love this chat with the lovely Suzanne aka ‘The Batch Lady’ about keeping the mojo in check at home.  Perhaps you have a drawer or a breakfast bar or table that becomes a dumping…

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When meditation feels too hard

I’ve had some feedback recently about the fact that Doctors have been prescribing meditation to help improve mental health. I was asked if I have some tips in terms of when this feels impossible, perhaps…

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