Man’s Best Friend

I was out for a winterly stroll in Sheringham park with my two fur-babies this morning. The sun was shining, the golden leaves carpeting the ground and it was simply glorious. This type of day always gets my creative juices flowing, and I decided I would write a blog when I got home. So here…

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Beam Me Up Scotty!

Have you ever experienced one of those moments where you wish the ground would open up and swallow you?  A heart-thumping, cringe-worthy moment of utter humiliation and embarrassment? 😳 Apart from an excruciating moment a few years back when I was a dancer in ‘Copacabana’ on Cromer pier, and I turned to raise my arms…

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The Genie in the Shell

The children were squabbling before they had even got out of the car… “I’m going to see the sea before you,” boasted Alison as she clambered over her brother. “Yer, well, you’re such a girl, I bet you won’t go in above your knees,’ taunted Edward, trying to block her path. “Sshhhh..”  Their mother Jayne…

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Are you stuck?

Do you sometimes find yourself stuck in a rut? Does it feel like you’re wading through treacle and not making any headway? Maybe you’re stuck in a relationship that you know isn’t right for you. Perhaps stuck in a dead-end job but feel your hands are tied because you need the money. If you remain…

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Why It’s Time to Leave Your Comfort Zone…

When I was in my forties, I went through a massive ‘self-development’ phase. I would hungrily devour tons of books like Andrew Carnegie’s ‘Think and Grow Rich’, ‘The Giant Within’ and of course, my favourite, ‘The Miracle Morning’ by Hal Elrod. I thrived on pushing myself outside my comfort zone and was always amazed at…

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Stick Stigma

Hello, I thought I would write a blog to take my mind away from tomorrow’s launch party and the stomach-lurching thought that I’m making a speech!  Don’t pity the stick! I often talk about the stigma of mental health, but there are many things that have stigma surrounding them that I think we only notice…

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Tree hug

Do Trees Have Genders?

One morning about two weeks ago, a friend of mine who runs a wonderful spiritual healing group on facebook put a post up asking if we were more in our head or our body that day. I was struggling with editing my book, in particular with sorting out tenses, knowledge of which suddenly seemed to…

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All Things Bright and Beautiful

So I mentioned in my previous blog how I struggled with a mini bout of anxiety recently. It was about one month ago and around the time when so much was changing in my life: my career, my dad passing, one of my daughters struggling with a traumatic set of circumstances, coming out of lockdown,…

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