Inside out

26 Jun 2016

Something inspirational:

“Get the inside right. The outside will fall into place.”


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The modern world

25 Jun 2016

This is a follow on blog from my previous ‘Being insensitive’ blog. The world I grew up in isn’t the world my children are growing up in; when it comes to the modern world and technology.

In a way it’s not altogether bad that we live in a technological world, but it’s not a good thing either because it has changed the way children particularly come to interact with others. Although technology …

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Coffee Panna Cotta

24 Jun 2016

Coffee Panna Cotta with Raspberry Coulis

‘Today’s recipe is supplied by Michelle Smarty’



1 ½ cups heavy cream in divided form

1 envelope unflavored gelatin …

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A late diagnosis

23 Jun 2016

Finding out later in life that you have Cerebral Palsy isn’t the same as finding out at the age of 2 to 3 years old.

When we’re diagnosed with something as a child we have our lives ahead of us to come to understand and adapt to be able to deal with the condition and that helps us find an acceptance, even if we don’t …

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A Shri Radhe Maa quote

22 Jun 2016

Something inspirational:

“The true value of a gift is the sentiment behind the gifting.”


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Being insensitive

21 Jun 2016

No matter what we say, other people’s reactions to us  somehow don’t seem warranted. They either make us feel inferior; belittle us; are overly critical and can seem cold and aloof. They’re insensitive.

How an insensitive person communicates with others, is how they communicate with themselves. When we’re dealing with something, we’re also less likely to be sensitive to other people’s wants …

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Step Aerobics

20 Jun 2016

Step aerobics is an easy exercise routine that can be enjoyed by all ages, as long as you can balance and co-ordinate movement comfortably. It only requires a step bench for equipment and a good pair of shoes or trainers.

A bench may be anywhere from six inches to twelve inches in height. It’s important to make sure it’s sturdyand provides ample foot space so that you don’t fall off whilst exercising ….

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Moving the boundaries

19 Jun 2016

Personal boundaries are what we create to identify what is reasonable and safe, what we will allow. When it comes to our boundaries; most of us will have a sense of right and wrong; what’s deemed appropriate and what isn’t around our own personal space.

There are individuals of course who just don’t seem to know, or even care. When it comes to boundaries, it’s important how others behave towards us; and how we respond back. There are people who …

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An apology & excuse

18 Jun 2016

Something inspirational:

“Never ruin an apology with an excuse.”


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Our toxic lives

17 Jun 2016

Being the recipient of another person’s toxic behaviour in effect makes our life toxic.

When another person comes to control, is critical, or goes on to make decisions for us, our life can become toxic. A toxic relationship means we have little to no control over our lives. A lack of independence …

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