Archive | 2012

Last year’s words

31 Dec

Something inspirational:

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice and to make an end is to make a beginning.”

T.S. ELIOT, “Little Gidding”

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Patience of JOB

30 Dec

Have you noticed that when someone loses patience with you, it’s often not because of something you said, but something they’re struggling with and yet they won’t admit to that?

You know they’re losing their patience with you, because they’re unreasonable on something you said that was totally reasonable. Stressful situations will always culminate in us being less …

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A holiday cancelled

29 Dec

It’s not been an easy decision, but after weeks of deliberation having booked a short break in October for this coming week, our holiday is being cancelled; postponed for another time.

We’ll book another short break when my health is more reliable and we can all make it. In the meantime, I have decided to take a comprehensive food intolerance test, which will be carried …

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The old and the young

28 Dec

Something inspirational:

“… even if the older mind lives by remembering, the young mind lives by forgetting.”


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Sibling rivalry

27 Dec

It doesn’t matter how many brothers or sisters we have, there will always be an element of rivalry, which unfortunately for most, lasts long after childhood.

Why do we have sibling rivalry?

Sibling rivalry is part of the family scenario, where children feel they have to compete for the attention of their parents, particularly if they’re getting very little attention, or none at all. It often …

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My holiday concerns

26 Dec

Recently my blogs seem to be about me, perhaps it’s because I’m still not settled on things. The last time my family had a holiday was before my mother passed nearly 6 years ago, so now that we’ve finally decided to take a short break in January, I’m worried I won’t be able to make the holiday because of my health. It seems to be making me stressed.

I have always needed to be in a routine that works for my health, so will need to be in a similar routine on holiday. I will also have to make sure I’m eating right and will have to time everything to …

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Christmas gifts

25 Dec

Something inspirational:

“Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.”


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Happy Christmas

24 Dec

Wishing everyone, their family and friends a peaceful holiday and very best wishes for the Festive Season.

I hope you all have a lovely Christmas.

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The simple days

23 Dec

Something inspirational:

“Where’d the days go, when all we did was play? And the stress that we were under wasn’t stress at all just a run and a jump into a harmless fall.”


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Things seem easier

22 Dec

Things seem a little easier this morning. I’ve decided to try to be more relaxed about my health issues. I’ve read somewhere that learning how to breath properly helps with digestion and reflux problems so I’ve introduced breathing exercises into my routine and it …

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