A Shakespeare quote

25 Jul

Something inspirational:

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”


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Cocoa and avocado mousse

24 Jul

Cocoa and Avocado mousse

If you like avocado, you’ll love this. A delicious recipe put together by Claudia.

Cocoa and Avocado mousse


Cocoa Powder

1 small avocado …

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Turning conflict around

23 Jul

I have experienced conflict. Some of us will continue to live with conflict. Others will walk away from it. Always try to turn conflict around.

How do we turn conflict around? We must approach conflict as two equals trying to solve the issue, rather than stay caught up with the issue in mind. It always helps if we start off on the right footing …

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My lessons and experiences

22 Jul

Looking back on my life and if I had my time again, I would keep my lessons and change my experiences. That is my conclusion.

I have heard it said many times before that we choose the life we come into, but I know I would have chosen different experiences to the ones I have experienced, am experiencing. I would have wanted a life less difficult. If I could have learned my lessons without such traumatic …

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A formidable combination

21 Jul

Something inspirational:

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.”


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A question of trust

20 Jul

As children we’re told and believe many things by adults and that’s the way it should be. But what happens when an adult tells a child that everything will be okay, but in reality that child is left with a situation where that clearly doesn’t happen?

What if that were to happen where a relationship ended, or just before a parent died? We’d be left with problems that would never be resolved, in a place that would bring about different thoughts …

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19 Jul

Yesterday was an odd kind of day. A lot has changed recently, far too quickly than I would have liked. I was very tired with no particular thoughts in mind. Come to think of it, since Daniel made a decision to move to London, the last three weeks has been a bit like that …

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18 Jul

“A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day.
A string of such moments can change the course of your life.”


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A new chapter

17 Jul

When I look back over the last few weeks, I am reminded of how difficult those weeks have been at times, but I have also been reminded of why those things happened in the way they did in those weeks. Life’s a bit like that. Although I knew it would have to be different …

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Food labelling

16 Jul


Food Labelling

Food labelling should be simple, shouldn’t it? In fact, can’t we just look at food packaging and be totally clear on what we’re eating?

Unfortunately not, food labelling is so complex that there is a committee that meets regularly to discuss ongoing issues and when you delve down into the minutiae of this complicated area you …

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