Happy New Year…

“What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.” ~ Vern McLellan It's a touch late, but happy new year to each and every one of you! Um... I mean, I think…? That’s what I’m supposed to say, right? "Happy new year". May 2021 … Continue reading Happy New Year…

Breathe…

“Being challenged in life is inevitable; being defeated is optional.” ~ Roger Crawford It’s been a heck of year. I’ve been thinking back on the naïve optimism of twelve months ago. I, along with many others, was ready to see Christmas and the New Year in with a smile on my face, a song in … Continue reading Breathe…

Sticks & stones…

"Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." ~ Unknown It's an old adage that spans centuries and continents. It's heard in playgrounds, over garden fences, through sibling bedroom doors. It's uttered by the very old and the very young alike, in various forms and adaptions, but always to the … Continue reading Sticks & stones…

Welcome home…

"He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much..." ~ Bessie Anderson Stanley In 5 days time, it will be exactly a year since my first breakdown. Although the last 12 months has brought more than one of those, this was the significant one. This was the one that turned my … Continue reading Welcome home…

If I’m completely honest…

“The path to success is to take massive, determined action.” ~ Tony Robbins I mentioned in my first blog that 2019 will be a year of change and this quote by life coach guru Tony Robbins could not be more apt for my enormous plans next year. 2018 has not been particularly kind to me. … Continue reading If I’m completely honest…