life lessons

Wanting what you already have

We humans are so difficult to satisfy. We always want what we don’t yet have. We are always looking over our shoulder,  or over the fence,  or these days flicking through endless pictures on Insta or Facebook To see what everybody else is up to To see what everybody else has To check up on…

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What’s playing at your theatre?

I love this quote from Mark Twain…. ” I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened”  It makes me smile at how crazy we human beings can be sometimes. We all do it though, don’t we? ……. Create incredible, elaborate dramas in our heads, About all the unfortunate…

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Dreams, deadlines and running a bath.

It’s Sunday night, It has been a long, and good weekend And I have just started to run a bath.  I am very much looking forward to taking a few moments for myself. I am pretty tired. But I still have this Monday Mindset post to write. I have been putting it off all weekend.…

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No Better Time Than… NOW

When is the right time to follow your dreams? When is the right time to start ticking off those items on your bucket list? When is the right time to start living the life you want to live? For most people the answer is “One day”, “When I have the time.” “When the kids grow…

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Misinterpreting Intentions – Hanlon’s Razor

Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity ~ Hanlon’s Razor How often do you think you jump to the wrong conclusions about people? I know I do it all the time. We all do. We attribute meaning to people’s every action – that is how we make sense of the world and…

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Joy in any moment

I love getting away to the coast. This was the view on my morning walk Gorgeous, isn’t it? I cant’ get enough of it. There is something about The wildness of the ocean The salty smell in the air The vast blue sky …. I feel so calm and happy in the face of such…

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What’s on your “To-Don’t” list?

I know most of us have a to-do list. You might be super organised and have a special sparkly book, or perhaps you write it in your calendar or on your phone. Maybe you are a bit more haphazard and just write hopeful notes on scraps of paper. Whichever way you do it, the idea…

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Why you need some more hugging in your life.

When was the last time you gave someone a really good hug, Not just a cursory squeeze, but a proper big hug? Do you remember how good it felt, that hug? A hug can bring up so many feelings …. Connectedness Love Understanding Comfort Support And a hug has so many amazing benefits beyond that…

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