Make Failure Your Friend

How often have you found yourself scared to start something for fear of failing? Or beaten yourself up when things haven’t turned out as you had hoped? Fear of failure can be a massive obstacle for so many of us when making decisions, trying something new, or perhaps looking for a new career path.  When…

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A Positive Change in 2020

Write about a positive change you made or a discovery about yourself in 2020 that celebrates the authentic you and tie it into one of the three prizes. I’m a sucker for a bit of competition; probably due to my dad constantly challenging me as a child with endless games of backgammon and table tennis…

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Is Blogging More Than Sharing Stories?

This post was written in response to the Insecure Writer’s Support Group monthly (first Wednesday of every month) blog hop to where writers express thoughts, doubts and concerns about our profession. February’s questions – Blogging is often more than just sharing stories. It’s often the start of special friendships and relationships. Have you made any friends through…

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Don’t Sit on a Cactus

So, life throws us all a cactus at times doesn’t it? Something difficult and prickly to deal with that we don’t much like. It could be in the form of a difficult person (and let’s face it, cacti do have a few pricks), a difficult day or perhaps a difficult change. Now it’s not quite the same…

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The Joy Of Spasms

So, before you get too excited, this is a post about my recovery and in particular where I am at today with spasms caused by my SCI (Spinal Cord Injury).   Firstly, I am very fortunate to have made such an amazing recovery and am grateful every day, since I know many others who sadly haven’t…

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More Haste, Less Speed

Hey, how are you on this snowy cold morning? Hope you are coping during these strange times and keeping you and your loved ones safe. I’m taking a break from writing my book for a couple of days and thought I would give you a brief update on how it is going. Or rather not…

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