“People who don’t see you every day have a hard time understanding how on some days–good days–you can run three miles, but can barely walk across the parking lot on other days,’ [my mom] said quietly.” ― Jennifer Starzec. This weekend has involved thinking about the bad days. Parkinson’s has a habit of giving … Continue reading Off the Rails?
“I’m reflective only in the sense that I learn to move forward. I reflect with a purpose.” –Kobe Bryant. Having the time to think, rather than trying to create time to think, has been a benefit, and sometimes a curse, gifted to us by this lock-down experience. Coronavirus has brought much of normal … Continue reading Mirror Mirror
“The first step in crafting the life you want is to get rid of everything you don’t.” ― Joshua Becker. Alongside actual physical de-cluttering, which I am doing a little of every day while we find ourselves living in what feels like a dystopian drama, I am using this ‘lock-down’ time to … Continue reading De-Cluttering, Virtually
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“Now something so sad has hold of us that the breath leaves and we can’t even cry.” ― Charles Bukowski. A few days ago, I received a telephone call from from my lovely cousin, telling me that her mum had died! This was a complete shock, not least of all to my cousin, for … Continue reading Decide Upon Your Future Memories
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” ― Lao Tzu. Have you had reason to visit hospital recently? Perhaps for a one-off treatment, for something that requires some short- medium … Continue reading A Rude Awakening