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The Resilient Way

The Resilient Way – Disconnect to Reconnect

The Resilient Way – Disconnect to Reconnect

The Resilient Way - Disconnect to Reconnect We are all busy. Although technology helps to make many tasks easier - domestic appliances, computers, the internet etc., it also means that we are able to do more and so we do!. In fact, it often feels that there is never...

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The Resilient Way – Play

The Resilient Way – Play

Play is an essential part of life, a primeval activity for all mammals that teaches us how to be resilient. Play is possibly best defined as something we do purely because of the fun and joy it gives us.   A natural childhood activity? Children instinctively know...

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The Resilient Way – Be Compassionate

The Resilient Way – Be Compassionate

The dictionary describes ‘compassion’ as having sympathy, pity and/or concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others. The Resilient Way is to be compassionate, not just for others but for yourself too. Compassionate Strength Being compassionate is a strength not...

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Articles

Doing What We Can

Doing What We Can

Coronavirus is a word that most of us are now familiar with. There is a world pandemic of a disease which we know very little about. We are reliant on expert opinions and advice but many of them disagree about the right thing to do and when that should take place....

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A Most Precious Gift to Give

A Most Precious Gift to Give

For years I have been a regular blood donor and I'm very disappointed that I am no longer able to donate my blood because the transfusion service does not accept blood from anyone who has had a cancer diagnosis. Although I understand and appreciate the guidelines are...

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I’ve Got Bowel Cancer and Why I Want You to Know

I’ve Got Bowel Cancer and Why I Want You to Know

I’ve got bowel cancer and I want you to know so you can protect yourself, your friends and family from the risks of undetected and undiagnosed bowel cancer.   Be aware You see, when it’s diagnosed early, bowel cancer is both treatable and curable but as the...

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Thoughts

A hug in a blanket

A hug in a blanket

I have recently bought a weighted blanket, sometimes called a gravity blanket. I understand that they are more popular in USA but in the UK (as far as I understand) they are a specialised item commonly used for people who suffer from anxiety or stress. A weighted...

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Brief Encounter of the Real Kind

Brief Encounter of the Real Kind

There are people we meet in life who make a lasting impression on us, teach us things and act as future role models. They may be teachers, colleagues friends and even strangers. I suspect that they will probably never know the positive difference they made - that's a...

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Black Friday Blues

Black Friday Blues

It was 'Black Friday' yesterday, I don't know what colour it is today, maybe it's yellow, or maybe it depends on the sort of day you are having? A new occasion I don't remember Black Friday existing when I was a child. Only in the last few years have I become aware of...

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