Archive | June, 2013

Losing thoughts

30 Jun

Something inspirational:

“How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.”


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Take out the worry

29 Jun

Unfortunately when you’re more concerned with what other people think, you’ll never have peace of mind. When you continuously worry and lose sight of what’s important in your life, you’ll never have peace of mind.

When you can’t focus on what’s ahead of you because of all the above, you’ll never have peace of mind; when you have little self-confidence you’ll never have peace of mind. However, when you …

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My health & food

28 Jun

Although it’s often difficult for any of us with health issues to plan ahead, planning ahead for me primarily depends on how well I’m dealing with my issues around my health; whether I eat the right foods; whether I eat at the right times; whether I go too long between meals or whether I eat the right amount. It also depends on what I’m dealing with at the time. On a more positive note, I feel as though I am beginning to understand …

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Lowering your cholesterol

27 Jun

We all know that high cholesterol increases our risk of both heart disease and heart attacks.

Whilst it is possible to reduce cholesterol with medication, we can also make changes in our lifestyle to help reduce it too.  Here are five healthy lifestyle changes that individually and combined …

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The CP Diary & UCP

26 Jun

I am pleased to announce that The CP Diary and United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) now have links to each others sites and would like to invite everyone to check out their site at They do amazing work for people who have CP and other disabilities.

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Emotionally letting go

25 Jun

Each phase of life is hard. Being a child is hard. Being an adult is hard. Being a parent and parenting small children is hard, but I believe it’s not as hard as parenting adult children.

The control and security issues we put in place for our children when they’re small begin to change as they grow into adults. It’s inevitable that we’re faced with our children wanting to make …

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Our connecting lives

24 Jun

Something inspirational:

“We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results.”


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Rid yourself of clutter

23 Jun

Not only do we spend a life accumulating clutter of the material kind, we also accumulating worry, negative self-talk and guilt, all called mental clutter.

All of these things can become distractions after a while and can make us physically unwell. When we learn to let go we give ourselves more time to concentrate on our lives positively and get to stay well in the process. When we learn to simply things in our life …

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A fork in the road

22 Jun

In the last 7 years I have been faced with many challenging decisions that I liken to a fork in the road. A fork in the road reminds us that we have choices to make; a fork in the road reminds us that we have lessons to learn; a fork in the road reminds us that life isn’t all that it seems that sometimes we have to make different choices; a fork in the road reminds us that sometimes we have to stand back on life; a fork in the road reminds us …

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Just listen

21 Jun

Something inspirational:

“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.”


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