Do you struggle with silence between people?
Do you ever regret saying something?
Can you distinguish between saying something of value and saying something for the sake of speaking?
What is the difference for you?
Most people who put themselves ‘out there’ especially on emotional or controversial subjects are likely to attract ‘hate mail’. Yes, initially it hurts, you feel like biting back. That is what trolls want, to know they have upset you, moved you to anger and posting an unguarded response. In the video below is the most…Read More
Remember when black and white photographs and early TV were considered the best?
Remember when colour photos and colour TV were introduced? How excited we all were?
Remember how black and white photos and black and white TV were considered old hat?Read More
I am an accidental author. It never crossed my mind to write a bookMy background was nursing, writing especially writing creatively was not part of the job description. 40 years ago I joined Toastmasters and began writing speeches. Most of those for 5-7mins. Not exactly committed writing is it?.Read More
What’s in a name?
‘Sticks and stones will break your bones but words will never hurt you’. have you heard those words before? My guess is a resounding yes.
True words don’t break bones, but they can have a massive negative impact on a person for days, years or decades.
Oohh how I knew it all! how I thought I knew it all. What an amazing Mum I was going to be.Suddenly you realise that motherhood does not come with an instruction manual. When I ponder on this, I would probably have bypassed it anyway – like who… reads a manual?Read More