I am lucky enough to be learning a new skill, making stained glass, as part of this amazing group. It has become so much more for me than a class, it's a place where I've found myself again. Source: It's more than just a communuty class
It is, it really is! It’s all about YOU. Isn’t that wonderful news? Or is it rather scary? We’ve grown up being told it’s not all about us, that we should focus more on those around us, make our mission in life to put others first. And these are wise words. Indeed, I am a … Continue reading It’s all about you!
in June last year, I added a significant streak of blue "semi-permenant" hair colour to my blond bob in order to help raise awareness for Harrison's Fund, fighting to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It seemed like such a good idea at the time; Blue Hair Day - a great way to get … Continue reading Blue hair nightmare!
Do you really know anyone in business who isn’t finding times hard at the moment? Is there any business that has not been touched by rising costs or falling demand – or both. Yet, when we meet fellow business owners and ask how they are doing, we often get the standard reply: “I’m fine”. I … Continue reading Is being ‘fine’ costing you business?
Running your own business can be all absorbing, exciting, challenging and - lonely. It can feel like nobody knows what’s happening in your world; how important it is that the next stage of your website is ready or that your followers went up by 30 this week. Sometimes, when you are running your own business, … Continue reading Is there anybody out there?
when John's mum came to live with us last year, she was an elderly lady who was becoming frail, forgetful and lonely. She most of her day watching television alone or meeting the occasional neighbour for an organ recital (it's what we call it when people get together and moan bout their organs and ill … Continue reading Giving dementia the shove with purpose
People tell me I am a great connector of people; a reputation I am proud to have. I choose to connect great people whenever possible and it gives me a huge buzz when I hear about the results they create together. For the next few Saturdays I am going to choose someone amazing I know … Continue reading My Saturday Choice
Today, choose to recommend someone that matters to you. Give some time in your day to talking about them and what makes them outstanding at what they do. It is easy, when times are hard, to focus on our own needs and wants; by choosing to focus on someone else and taking the time to … Continue reading Choose to recommend
My blog today is inspired by my husband, John. It is our 24th Wedding Anniversary today. John is my Hero. As we celebrate 24 years of marriage today, I am in awe of the choices we have taken - together; the challenges we have risen to and the support we have been to each other. His … Continue reading My Hero of Choice