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Thoughts for my son on his 8th birthday

I started writing a song for my son last month.  It goes like this: If you spill a drink on the carpet, I’ll just smile and grin and when you want an ice lolly, I’ll…

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Staying merry and bright when the world feels dark and cold

Staying merry and bright when the world can feel dark or cold isn’t always easy.  I want to share some things that I do in the hope that you will be inspired or encouraged.  But…

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Positive affirmations for peace of mind and hope

Positive affirmations and mantras are now hugely popular in the wellness world.  A lot of psychiatrists will talk to their patients about the power of positive thinking.  Science shows us that we can rewire the…

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Why the term ‘broken home’ is outdated

I heard someone use the term ‘broken home’ recently and it didn’t sit right with me.  One of the key definitions of broken is: ‘having given up all hope; despairing’

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Finding the light when ‘life’ gets in the way

The ability to find the light when life gets in the way is a super power.  I often ask people who are struggling the following: What is one small thing you can do today to…

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