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Episode 23

Like many people, I often start off with small goals to change. You know the sort, where you decide you’ll change, but rather than decide that you’ll change NOW, you always start next Monday? If I’m completely honest with myself, I have been really slack this year. I...Read More
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Episode 22

Over the years, I have been very blessed to have amazing people around me who have supported me through my various confrontations with illness. What I have come to learn, as I continue on with the smaller fights with my health, is that I can now sit back and see with...Read More
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Episode 21

As my regular readers might have noticed, I have gone a bit quiet of late. I kept thinking that I should keep writing, but I am not a great fan of the word “should”. I think it can create a sense of negativity, guilt and a removal of choice. I do think that sometimes...Read More
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Episode 20 – You Can Help

Meet Samuel. He was born on the 23rd of December 2015 and one week later, he had his first open heart surgery. He was born with Tetralogy Of Fallout, a rare and complex heart defect. The surgery went well and after a few days in ICU, Samuel went back to the normal...Read More
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Episode 19

Have you ever had one of those days where you think it’s going to go one way and nothing could prepare you for the way it ended up? The story I am about to share with you was one of those days. I used to work for a company where I managed the call centre and admin...Read More
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Episode 18

Let me introduce you to one of my dogs, Abbey. She’s a 7 year old Bull Arab and she came to me as a rescued puppy when she was 10 weeks old. I was told she would be a medium sized dog, but that didn’t turn out to be true – she’s really quite large! Abbey has been an...Read More
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Episode 17

I find that many people seem to have quite distinct views on new year resolutions. Some are quite strong in their belief to set themselves goals for the coming year and work toward achieving them, while others think it’s all a load of baloney. I don’t place much...Read More
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Episode 15

I had a conversation on the weekend with a friend whose Grandmother passed away. After being independent and healthy right up until the end, she became sick quite suddenly with a heart condition, and then, after surviving emergency heart surgery, her body wasn’t able...Read More
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Episode 14

I have worked in a few call centres and have been in the business of management and recruitment of them. People can be pretty brave when they’re on the end of a line. By brave, I mean rude, offensive, racist, sexist, aggressive and downright vicious. I have seen good...Read More

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