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Epping Forest October 2012 This last weekend has been one of the most relaxing weekend I can remember for a long time.  It started with a quiz on Friday night in aid of the Dream Factory which is a local charity that grants wishes and dreams to terminally ill children.  So far they have granted over 160 dreams so it was a lovely thing to be part of this evening and helping to raise money.  Actually started by a friend of mine Avril Mills who lost her own son at 9 years old and has worked tirelessly ever since to…

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Who is responsible for a suicide?

Is there anyone close to you that has become quieter more recently, upset, depressed, shutting themselves off, not talking or perhaps behaving out of character. It is a sad fact that each year there are many people who take their own life (5,608 in the UK in 2010) or come near to it with suicidal thoughts. The sad news of Nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who committed suicide after falling for a prank call involving Kate Middleton, has left a sadness in so many hearts and my sincere condolences go out to her family and friends. Investigations are underway about the events leading up…

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The benefits of Gratitude

We are coming towards the end of the year and with the festive season approaching it is a time to reflect about all that is good in our lives. Its so easy to get caught up buying presents, worrying about one day that is meant to be perfect.  Being the perfect mother, daughter, wife, father, son or brother.   Will Uncle Fred like his socks?  Will mum appreciate that jumper I’ve bought her or return it in the January sales? This is a good time to step back from stress and worries. Its the small things in life that matter…

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