Shielding Our Inner Peace

Covid has now been relegated to the background - at least in the mainstream media - and at the forefront have come new significant issues; inflation, energy prices soaring, the Russia- Ukraine conflict taking centre stage in the news and affecting all of us one way or another, and so on and so forth… What... Continue Reading →

LET’S SET BOUNDARIES!!!

I recently found myself in a situation where I had to put a stop to some interminable nonsense; totally out of the blue, in a very organic way. That’s what we call burn-out these days…I granted myself the freedom to do what is right for me. The feeling of relief afterwards is simply indescribable. Are... Continue Reading →

Another New Year,

I’m sure many of you were still mistakenly writing 2021 on your paperwork in lieu of 2022 last week, the new year being well…new. My day job doesn’t allow me to fully experience that newness buzz, because I plan for a living. Namely in current circumstances in this part of the world (BREXIT / COVID),... Continue Reading →

FAREWELL 2021 (About time…)

What a joy 2021 has been. Don’t you agree? You must be grumpier than me. It’s not been plain sailing these last 2 years has it? However, I have to admit the hardship of these last few months has somehow developed a fortitude in me I’m grateful for. I’ve been pushed under the pressure to... Continue Reading →

LOVING A CHILD

They say Christmas is children’s time. It’s the sense of magic. What do children really want for Christmas? A lot of the usual suspects are pure enchantment for them: the streets and shops lavishly adorned with dreamy fairy tale decorations, the most extravagant front-house Christmas lightings, the school Christmas parties, the Christmas dinner with all... Continue Reading →

Walking in the park…

Isn't this lovely?! I had the best mid-morning walk in my local park earlier this week, kind of an impromptu one as out of convenience (had dropped my car at the garage) that I thoroughly enjoyed. Just like listening to music I love, reading a gripping book or writing here, walking is a comforting blanket... Continue Reading →

SURFING EMOTIONS

I’ve always worked hard at suppressing negative vibes, you know the ones that come to cloud your mood and rob your joy for whatever reason. Seems like the most appropriate thing to do, but when I think about it logically, not the smartest thing... What fighting chances do I have to defeat a monster I... Continue Reading →

You Win some, You Lose some…

Gardening fatigue has definitely kicked in. Even weeding my borders or mowing the lawn feels like climbing the Kilimanjaro… The last draw was when I came back home from a week-holiday late last month, to find that my tomato plants were literally roasted. Burned. 5 huge grow bags full of lush green tall tomato plants... Continue Reading →

Social Media Influence(R)

I spend a lot of time thinking about time, to try and find a way to make the most of it; time is after all the supremely sought-after currency out there. There are tons of useful tips on how to manage time efficiently, even though personal circumstances will in the end dictate how we implement... Continue Reading →

CHOOSE YOUR HARD

Me realizing that last time I published a post was 3 months ago already, reminds me of how hectic life has been, for me at least... About this time last year I published my first post, and despite some time lapses I might manage to hit an average of 1 post a month. The initial... Continue Reading →

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