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Gratitude is a funny thing

I write gratitude lists, not regularly, and not enough, but I write them, and I aim to do them daily as part of my morning ritual (it’s so much more than just brushing your teeth!) Here’s what I notice…. The things I’m grateful for change all the time.The list gets easier to write the more …

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The Opinionated Woman

It’s who I am.Who I’ve always been. I’m the person who people come to when they want an opinion, advice, an outside perspective on something. I’m the one who has something to say. I’m the one who has been hiding, holding back and keeping my mouth shut. I’m sorry. I’m sorry to me, I’m sorry …

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I’m not depressed, I’m bored.

There’s a realisation that so many people will probably never have. Boredom and depression can feel much the same when you read into depression and how it feels, and if you allow yourself to be bored long enough, you’ll probably start to believe that you’re depressed too. Like it’s something you can’t fix, can’t handle, …

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That frustration is killing you

That pent up rage, which you ignore from one day to the next… that discomfort, unease, not wanting to accept what’s all around you, and yet… you deal, you handle, you shut it down, put up with it a little more. Hell, it’s the story of your life… just deal, keep going, keeping “making do” …

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How do you create change?

Well… first comes the conversation… actually, no… first comes the idea. The thought. The realisation, followed by the acceptance that something isn’t right. It’s taking a break amidst the chaos, looking at what’s going on around, and rather than frantically saving your own ass, taking a minute to see how you could positively impact those …