Resentment

I’ve recently come to realise exactly how tricky an emotion resentment is. It starts small. An irritation at a real or inferred promise not kept. A perceived unfairness where someone gets something that you do not. Over time it gathers more ‘stuff’to itself, a slight here, a small or large problem there. It grows, below […]

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Revealing your values

Ok, time for something a bit more practical. Comparing values to continental plates and the force of gravity in some of my previous blogs may have been verging on poetic, and hopefully set the context of how important they are, but how do you actually identify and use them? Values are essentially things that are […]

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The River

I like to go for walks along our local river when I can. Although the main path is popular with dog walkers and cyclists, there are muddy tracks that you can take down through the trees to the water. It’s a different world, peaceful, nature’s place. On one of my visits it struck me that […]

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Past and present

Each person’s past is the start of their journey in life – it explains how they got to where they are and why they are carrying various items of baggage. We all have our stories.Working to understand my past has revealed how it has shaped me. Strengthened me. Left me wary of things that maybe […]

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The Colour Pink

My eight year old son finds advert time on kids TV hilarious, primarily because, if I’m paying any attention at all, I’m sitting there exclaiming ‘Why does that have to be pink?!’. He points pink stuff out to me at every opportunity, just to see my screwed up, disgusted face. ┬áRecently he asked me an […]

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What is freedom?

What is Freedom anyway? Our first instinct is to think of things like being able to do what you want when you want, having enough money to buy what you want and go where you want, being able to make decisions for yourself without having to consult anyone else. Yet if we start to look […]

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