Tips for the creative

post by Elizabeth Gilbert (click the link) During the hardest times of the last 10 months, my brain would be churning with thoughts and ideas and often just as I was wanting to go to bed, the trials of the day would need to be expressed and writing my blog gave me the outlet to do … Continue reading Tips for the creative

Something that moved me tonight

Watching ‘The Project’ on TV tonight I was taken by surprise with the story on a Syrian family, drowned at sea and washed up on a Turkish beach while trying to escape conflict and by the intense sadness I felt at seeing the images of the lifeless 3 year olds’ body lifted by a uniformed … Continue reading Something that moved me tonight

I was looking back to see if you were looking back at me to see me looking back at you.

Today it's almost 18 weeks since I first fell ill and I thought I'd share a post I wrote but didn't publish 9 weeks ago.  At the time it felt too raw to put up, but now I can see the worth of having written it, because things are better.  I have made some changes, … Continue reading I was looking back to see if you were looking back at me to see me looking back at you.

If change feels like fear, what does acceptance feel like?

It should feel like peace shouldn't it? Accepting the situation I'm in, should feel good, relaxing and calming.  But it feels like sadness. Reading the Existentialists philosophy of which I have hardly read any more than this quote below tells me that no matter what you do you will experience regrets either way and that … Continue reading If change feels like fear, what does acceptance feel like?