It's that time of year again. The time when a lot of us pledge to lose weight, drink less alcohol and more water, join a gym, learn to ride a horse or play the piano, eat healthier food, change jobs, change partners, leave the world a better place. Take a moment now to ponder what… Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution
Resilience is one of those current buzz words. I read blog posts, books and newsletters, all of which advocate the importance of resilience. I hear psychologists, doctors, teachers, academics all talk about building resilience. And I agree. It is an important characteristic; it's the ability to bounce back. A lot can go awry in life… Continue reading Resilience
I am typing this post with gorgeous hair. It sounds egotistical, but it isn't meant that way. You see, I am returned from a well-overdue trip to my hairdresser. I paid a great price for this tint and the highlights, and I'm not talking in the monetary sense alone, although many of you would be… Continue reading Politics in the Hair Salon
I don't know what is wrong with the world anymore. It's not that it is spinning too fast. It is not the lead-up to Christmas, although that impacts at this time of year. For me, I feel more as though everyone is angry; no one can voice their opinion without being verbally attacked through social… Continue reading Not me too
Last evening, I went to the Christmas concert - ahem, sorry, that should be the End-of-Year concert - at my children's public primary school. It's not my first concert at the school, closer to my fifth I reckon, but each year it's becoming incrementally less Christmas-y. Now, I'm no raging Christian. In fact, by any… Continue reading A Christmas Carol…please?