The 5 Best Things I Learned in the Last 12 Months

Here are the 5 best things I learned in the last year, all of which will colour and inform my next 12 months: 1.  To Be Peaceful After resisting it all my adult life, I’ve finally created a mindfulness habit. I don’t think of myself as having cracked meditation, not at all, but even the 200+ hours I have invested so far in being peaceful have reaped rewards. What’s the best thing showing up in my life as a return on that investment of time? The ability to be able to choose how to respond to something/anything, rather than appearing […]

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New Year’s Intentions 2014

I’ve done a bit of thinking around my new year’s intentions for 2014. My list isn’t final or fully formed yet but some of my goals and dreams and plans are ready to be shared. It is my intention to blog every day during 2014. That’s 365 blog posts. That’s quite a tall order. I love blogging but am sporadic. However, I have written at 750words.com every day since 1st August 2012 and that’s 519 days straight. So I am simply switching from writing on their platform to writing on my own. Should be a breeze. To this end, I […]

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Kneejerk!

I was nipping to the shops earlier today in the rain and I caught myself driving like a London driver and responding to other (idiot!) drivers in an unnecessarily vocally aggressive way, out of habit. I pulled up to the traffic lights behind someone who was letting another driver into our queue but due to some confusion it meant that only about three cars got through the shortish light instead of five, which would have included me. So I had to wait. Before I knew it I’d gone off on one. Talking loudly, I don’t think I was shouting, but […]

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