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”

Adapting to Change

  I have always had dogs and cats living with me. A short while before going on holiday our elderly and last remaining cat passed peacefully away. We were all heartbroken as he had been such a little character, always chatting to us, sitting on our shoulders as we worked at a desk or theContinue reading “Adapting to Change”

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.”

Decisions,Decisions.

Sometimes we can all find it hard to make a decision about something and we can go backwards and forwards in our thinking process and feel we are getting nowhere. This can make us feel stressed and uneasy and can cause others who are waiting on our decision to get frustrated and upset by us.Continue reading “Decisions,Decisions.”

Always have a purpose.

  Recently I have been very surprised to find the amount of energy you can suddenly find once you have found a purpose to do something. Having a purpose seems to provide us all with real motivation, drive and determination to tackle anything big or small. In our case despite being aware of this we had simply forgotten its phenomenalContinue reading “Always have a purpose.”

Learning how to react positively to stress.

  In life our reactions to everything can be improved upon the more we learn about ourselves and our ability to handle situations. Nothing is worth making yourself ill over and without putting in to place some sort of structure and strategy to deal with stressful situations people can and do get ill by allowingContinue reading “Learning how to react positively to stress.”

New Shoes

I have dogs and live in the country. As a consequence, unless going out somewhere I usually spend my time running around wearing shirts, jeans and trainers. These are all clothes which are suitable and practical to brush off the dog hair and stay reasonably tidy and on my feet when walking and living withContinue reading “New Shoes”

Take a Chance

  It is really easy to give a million reasons why you have not achieved whatever it is that you had hoped for or why you haven’t pushed yourself for that new job, new relationship, new business the list could go on and often does. We get in to an easy habit of making excusesContinue reading “Take a Chance”

Meeting your expectations.

I mentioned last week that my Mum was having to go through a period of adjustment and find a new home after 23 years living in her much loved upper flat. Somehow I fell in to the trap of thinking that as soon as she had come to terms with the idea of moving everythingContinue reading “Meeting your expectations.”

A new beginning

Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new. Sammy Hagar We can always decide to make a fresh start, we do not need to wait until it is our birthdays but it is nice to have a significant day to have as a focus for starting anew. The funny thing aboutContinue reading “A new beginning”