Tag Archives: Life

Calm in a day

We sometimes don’t realise that taking just one day off can reduce that feeling of overwhelm and chaos. It could be that you are disorganised with the washing, have unorganised paperwork, can’t find time to put things in their place, … Continue reading

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Inspired to play the piano again…

Playing the piano was one of my earliest memories, and I was encouraged to practise and have lessons until well into my teens… and then I stopped.  This was probably because I discovered ‘going out’ and it no longer felt … Continue reading

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Let Children Cry their Frustrations Away

Do you struggle to take control of the frustrations that your children have with everyday things like homework; getting up and getting ready for school; tidying their room, and so on?  Since the start of this new school year, I’ve been trying to help my … Continue reading

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Clutter castles in the spare room

Why do we need so much stuff?  As I look around my semi-tidy study/spare room, I’m now noticing items piled on top of other items.  These are things that didn’t quite make it to the garage following my ‘how to deal with … Continue reading

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How to deal with clutter quickly

The question I asked myself over and over again this morning was: What shall I do with all this clutter?  I was faced with the task of sorting out the spare room in my house, otherwise known as the study or … Continue reading

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Last day of my ‘holiday at home’

On the eve of going back to work, I wanted to fit in as much as I could into today. I was up early listening to a meditation track, then had a whole hour of writing time. Just as everyone … Continue reading

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Have You Asked for Time to Yourself Lately?

I have a smile on my face because I have just asked for a couple of hours to myself.  I want to emerge a much happier person than I was feeling just before lunch.  Although it’s lovely to have time … Continue reading

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