Getting a Life [2]

So here we are at Part Two of my story of 2018 and "getting a life". Let's continue to explore the Year 7 aspects. If you haven't read the first post, you can do so here. Analysis and reflection I have delved into my life stories. The stories I’ve been telling forever. The blame stories. … Continue reading Getting a Life [2]

Getting a life [1]

Unbelievably, the end of the year approaches. A time when most of us come up with New Year resolutions for the year to come. A time to reflect on how 2018 has been. Whew. 2018 has been massive for me. It's hard to know where to start. I've been trying to get a life. That … Continue reading Getting a life [1]

Celebrating: One year of Morning Pages

8th December 2017 So emotional. Last night I literally cried myself to sleep. I am struggling to cope with the prospect of T being gone from my house. He will leave a massive hole and I will be left alone. I will be alone. I am grieving, I think. I cannot begin to understand how … Continue reading Celebrating: One year of Morning Pages

Find my tribe – part one

If I stand on my self-made island, I will get more of the same. All I will do is survive. I'm tired of doing that. It's exhausting. And lonely. I've done that my whole life. Time to switch the mindset and think, do, be different. To tell a new story. To find my tribe. I'd like that.

Updating my blog: Feel Good List

I'm always surprised at how often I need to revisit the basic principles of my blog to make sure I'm not veering too far of course. Is that something that happens to other bloggers too? Or is it just me? Here's a recent example. When I first started this blog, I created some “Happiness Resolutions” (an … Continue reading Updating my blog: Feel Good List

Living joyfully

So a few weeks ago I had an epiphany about joy in my life. I want to tell that story, but another time. But as a result of the epiphany, I decided that rather than fighting it or waiting for some arbitrary time in the future for my life to be joyous and/or happy, I could … Continue reading Living joyfully

A plan is forming

Collections of things. Stuff - mental, emotional and physical. Don't you find that there is just too much of it? Why do we keep stuff? Big questions that I won't address here. But I want to share some stories about a particular pile of 'stuff' that I've kept for over 35 years. When I packed … Continue reading A plan is forming