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life

  • Learn

    There was greatness that day

    I woke up to a positive affirmation on my phone screen last Tuesday morning stating ‘I will have a great day’. It was the day my Dad died. My immediate thought reflecting on that…

    October 23, 2016
  • Enrich

    Travelling with Teens

    We escaped the rock this summer and headed west to the USA, en famille, to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary.  Mr W had popped the question 21 years ago on a paddle steamer in…

    September 7, 2016
  • Spring Poem I meant to do my work today
    Enrich

    Perfect Spring Poem

    I’ve just discovered this beautiful spring poem by Richard LeGallienne and had to share.  I’m loving the mornings packed full of beautiful birdsong and the hedgerows bursting with blossom as spring fall riotously into…

    May 25, 2016
  • Side Plank fit fast
    Enrich

    Home workout for a busy mum

    Summer’s coming The summer wardrobe is, optimistically, unpacked and hanging in the wardrobe.  The sun is teasing us with its sporadic presence.  I’m going on holiday in ten weeks.  And my waistline is rather…

    May 22, 2016
  • Mindfulness
    Learn

    Why Mindfulness Matters

    Mindfulness is a word that just won’t go away.  It’s packed into articles I read, conversations I have and emails I receive.  But what is it and why does it matter? Are you stuck…

    April 21, 2016
  • Best Alternative Paris Tour
    Enrich

    Best Alternative Paris Tour

    Last week we escaped to Paris for a short break en famille.  The challenge when we normally travel is that I do all the photo taking, resulting in recalcitrant models and incomplete family snaps.…

    April 6, 2016
  • Enrich

    Being a mother

    No one prepared me for it. How could they? The intoxicating love that was unlocked at your birth. Raw, painful, overwhelming. In that moment, my life had purpose.  I had been given the most…

    March 6, 2016
  • Learn

    Piss Off Guilt

    Guilt is a pile of crap. For something so negative, I’ve become really rather expert at welcoming it into my life at the expense of other more joyous emotions. Why does guilt manage to…

    February 27, 2016
  • True friendship; love; happiness
    Enrich

    What is true friendship?

    I came home last week to a wholly unexpected gift of thanks on my doorstep. Accompanied by a beautiful and heartfelt card, I was totally overwhelmed with a feeling of ‘out of the blue’…

    February 8, 2016
  • Learn

    Happiness Hacks

    How do happy people get through a rough day? How do they stay motivated, even when life’s challenges come knocking? According to those in the know, about 50 percent of our happiness, our happiness…

    January 24, 2016