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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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Is Rehab the Perfect Sanctuary?!

Is Rehab the Perfect Sanctuary?!

I have just spent a week in a Rehab. That's a phrase that grabs attention but to be more accurate I have been staying at a luxury Rehab and Wellness centre in Chaing Mai, Thailand, experiencing their 'Executive Burnout' Programme. The purpose of the visit was to find...

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Valentine’s Day – What’s Love Got to do With It?

Valentine’s Day – What’s Love Got to do With It?

Valentine’s Day. Is it something you eagerly anticipate? A time when you are lavished with gifts and cards, when you are the centre of attention for your many admirers or significant other? Or, is it a cruel reminder of how you’re still single, or separated now, on...

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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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The Resilient Way

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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The Resilient Way – Do Something Different

The Resilient Way – Do Something Different

‘The Resilient Way’ to change, is to do something different. If you always do what you've always done, you will always get what you've always got. You know this to be true, right? But still you keep on using the same methods and strategies! Use Your Strengths One of...

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