Archive | September, 2016

A Charles M Schulz quote

30 Sep

Something inspirational:

“It doesn’t matter what you believe, just so long as you are sincere.”


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The Golden Rule & success

29 Sep

The Golden Rule or law of reciprocity is something our parents would quote, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

Perhaps the rule was based on the universal principles that what you put out there you get back. The principle of treating anyone, as you would wish to be treated yourself, is very much how it …

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Forewarned & empowered

28 Sep

Although ‘forewarned is forearmed,’ means knowing about something before it happens so we can be prepared for it, I feel the same way about finding out that I had Cerebral Palsy, albeit a little late. For me it was retrospective.

The moment I found out what I was dealing with, I became more informed. For the first time it meant I could put a name to something I didn’t know I had. It empowered me, it has helped change …

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Coercive control

27 Sep

It’s usual to have a disagreement, or not to agree with your partner. It’s usual to have an opinion to the point of not being swayed. Those are usual traits of a normal healthy relationship,but when are the boundaries crossed so that the relationship goes from one that is healthy to one that isn’t?

Abuse comes in many guises. It could be a word, or a sentence. It could be a high-pitched voice to the point where we lose control. Abuse in the form of control is known as coercive control …

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A Maurice Freehill quote

26 Sep

Something inspirational:

“Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light.”


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My emotional growth

25 Sep

The way it usually happens, is that we learn through growing up and maturity everything there is to know about ourselves, ready to embark on new relationships.

We learn about our likes and dislikes, what irritates us, what makes us laugh, what makes us happy and what makes us sad, what makes us, us. We become independent thinkers, independent in …

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24 Sep

Although our lives are mapped out for us long before we’re even thought of, let alone born, we have freewill to make certain changes once we’re here.

So what is Freewill?

Freewill is the power of acting without the constraints of fate or necessity, the ability for us to act on our own discretion. Freewill allows us to make our own choices, live independently, become …

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Say what you feel

23 Sep

Do we say what’s really irritating us, are we honest about how we feel? Problems will always arise when we’re not really being honest about how we feel and instead choose to avoid the subject altogether. Honesty pays, is the best policy and puts trust between people.

It not only makes relationships more open and transparent but also saves problems further down the line by avoiding those mandatory fall outs. Being honest helps us avoid untimely …

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A quote by Steve Maraboli

22 Sep

Something inspirational:

“Your opinion is not my reality.”


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Danish Rice Pudding

21 Sep

Danish Rice Pudding

“This delicious Danish rice pudding recipe tastes equally as good with the low fat milk and cream I have suggested. or alternatively with dairy free alternatives, such as almond milk”

Adapted from a recipe from Great British Chefs by Sally Abe



200g pudding rice
800ml skimmed milk …

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