The Fool

The Fool in tarot generally is considered a New beginning something which requires a leap of faith and childlike optimism . How many times perhaps have you failed to take the opportunities that came up because you were too scared to take the chance or because you lacked the self confidence to try. After theContinue reading “The Fool”

Listen and Learn.

I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I am going to learn, I must do it by listening. Larry King. We all like to be heard. What we think and feel we want to be able to express to others and when we can do itContinue reading “Listen and Learn.”

Feeling sorry for myself ?

Self-Pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. Helen Keller Helen Keller became blind and deaf at the age of two and yet she still was able to go on to become an author, political activist, lecturer and was the first blind personContinue reading “Feeling sorry for myself ?”

Opening Doors

  I have three daughters who have all chosen to go to University to further their education before starting their careers. The youngest is just in her first year at university and loves her course. She has no idea yet where it will lead her and has no set career in mind at the momentContinue reading “Opening Doors”

How to live forever.

How to live forever Saying goodbye doesn’t mean anything. It is the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it. Trey Parker. My Aunt died this week after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. It is not her death that we shall remember though it is the full and wonderful lifeContinue reading “How to live forever.”

When humour turns bad.

Humour is a wonderful and powerful thing. It can get you through tough times and help create bonds between people. It can lift your spirit and change gloomy days to happier ones. It is a great coping ability to have. But, when it is used to ridicule or tease someone with intent to make themContinue reading “When humour turns bad.”

Festive season choices.

Today is the first of December and for many, particularly the young and young at heart, there is now a happy dash towards Christmas and love for the Festive season, but for many others it can be a time of worry, sadness and stress. I am always busier towards Christmas as people who feel outsideContinue reading “Festive season choices.”

Anger and simple steps to get rid of it.

Anger is a killing thing: It kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before-it takes something from him. Louis L’Amour I remember listening to a punk rock song years ago and the singer screamed out that anger is energy and I thought I understood and related toContinue reading “Anger and simple steps to get rid of it.”

We are not all Doomed

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. Charles Spurgeon. I find that nowadays it is easy for a normally rational person to become anxious and irrational in minutes just by watching the news, reading an article or even simply reading the possible side effects of bog standardContinue reading “We are not all Doomed”

Liebster Award

Recently I was very honoured to be nominated for the Liebster Award. This award is designed to help new bloggers, who write about interesting and informative issues, to get a wider audience. We all know how hard it can be to get heard in such a huge and informative field. To be nominated and byContinue reading “Liebster Award”