Mediation & problem solving

The way we problem solve will always affect the way we behave with others and in our relationships. Through mediation though, you can learn to talk things through, and problem solve. It’s a skill to be honed. If we understood mediation and worked through it, we wouldn’t look to blame.

When it comes to any form of relationship it is important to mediate. It is even more important parents show their children how to mediate so as their children get older, they can get the best out of their relationships …

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31 Jan, 2019


Contentment comes with living a content life. I’ve lived my life, but I’ve had to fight every step of the way to get to where I am. Even if I’d had contentment, contentment is something I would have had to continue to work on.

Contentment comes when you have everything you need emotionally and you’re at peace and at ease with yourself. But for us to have contentment we must understand and deal with our experiences and …

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29 Jan, 2019

Climate change

Climate change is the biggest threat to the survival of planet earth we have ever encountered. It is a large-scale, long-term shift in the planet’s weather patterns and average temperatures. It is important we take heed. There must be no denying it.

Since the last ice age about 11,000 years ago, the Earth’s climate has been relatively stable, with an average global temperature of about 14 °C. However, we know that global temperatures have risen …

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27 Jan, 2019

Others’ understanding autism

Autism must be explored by others, so they may understand how we present. For those of us who deal with autism, we may get a bad press because others don’t understand us and because they can find us intense.

Having only been diagnosed with autism in January 2019, I have spent most of my life trying to adapt into a normal life with a neurological disability I didn’t know I had. My life would never be normal …

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25 Jan, 2019

Our protective walls

Where those who have a disability may put protective walls up and behave in alert mode even when someone is being nice to them, protective walls aren’t just something they do.

We all grow up amongst many who have their protective walls, but when it came to mine, I was always trying to break those walls down. I learned very quickly that whilst my walls were up, I would continually …

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24 Jan, 2019


Whether you’re looking to increase your confidence, your strength or co-ordination, or you’re looking for a cardio workout, kickboxing is for you.

You’ll find kickboxing classes focus on everything from elements of dance, to self-defence, cardio conditioning and martial arts. Deciding which kind of class to attend is the first step in preparing long term …

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23 Jan, 2019

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Ilana x