The greatest gift at Xmas – suitable for all ages

The greatest gift at Xmas – suitable for all ages

So much  pressure at Xmas time.  Parents putting themselves under stress to create a magical time for their children.   TV advertising and expectations to provide far more than what a child needs or for that matter what any of  us need.    Music blaring out at the supermarket tills, even in the gym today.  “Have yourself a merry little Xmas”  “May all your Christmases be white”.  There is an conscious and unconscious need to re-create an ideal of a time long gone  by.  But in those days past there were no computer games or iPads.  Children were happy with…

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How do you know when a relationship has past its sell-by date?

How do you know when a relationship has past its sell-by date?

Take the shopping:  When the price is right, the food might still go in the trolley on and beyond the sell-buy date.   Use-by dates are also not necessarily adhered to.   The food may be a bit manky round the edges but the taste isn’t too bad, certainly not enough to throw away.  It is only when there is more concern of greater harm than good do we throw away. So how can we use the same guide for our relationships. In the beginning it all looks good, feels good and tastes good.  The attraction is there, nice packaging,…

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When your mind goes blank

When your mind goes blank

Do you find you are still tired first thing in the morning.  Pressure building before you even get out of bed.  You are probably have too much on your plate, feel overworked and stressed with life. You and so many other people right now.  Taking on so much.  Maybe not eating properly due to lack of time or inspiration.  Lack of sunshine or exercise.  Too many demands on you and your energy is low. Another day in the week would be good. Listen to your mind. Relax your body. If you have a to-do-list look only at the top 3…

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