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That time I died at the quarry

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Start with respecting yourself…

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] When you feel like people are walking all over you, this may seem harsh, but it’s your fault.  Ouch! That stung a little, right? Maybe you’ve noticed a pattern of people doing/saying something, that makes you feel like crap.  You keep going …

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Should. Want. Need. The difference between all three

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.18″] Should. Want. Need. Three words, all with similar meanings, but each one more powerful than the next.    We live our lives saying these words… we have lists of them, whether on paper or in our heads…  But there’s one that are misused, often confused; …

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An Apology

This is not going to be easy, but it needs to be done.  There’s a young girl who I feel I need to apologise to.  For a long time, I reacted to things happening in my life, and I didn’t react in the best ways.  I spent a long time allowing other people’s ideas, perceptions …

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Nine years later…

I feel like everything’s coming undone, in a good way… 9 years ago, I was signed off work with stress related insomnia. At the time, I was a single mum to a 2-year-old, working full time, with a 2-hour commute each day. I’d beaten myself up trying to be, do and have everything. I was …