Category Archives: motivation

It’s not what it looks like

When you’ve messed up badly, there is nothing more therapeutic, once the dust has settled, than getting up and getting on with life. Energy focused on moving forward, rather than wallowing in the quagmire of regret, can motivate and help … Continue reading

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A sound worse than war

As I turned the key in the lock, a foreign sound told me something was wrong. The smell of wetness and dust and plaster assailed me as I walked in, moments before the sight of streams of water pouring through a buckling … Continue reading

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A rubbish response

It was a lovely new-build my in-laws moved into when my husband was a little boy. The council tip, which had been outside the historic market town of Nantwich, Cheshire, was supposed to be closed and filled in as the … Continue reading

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Making the grade

End of term. School reports! I’m looking forward to seeing my grandchildren’s, to read about all they’ve been learning, and what they have achieved. I love them all to bits, and it’s great to hear when they’ve done really well. … Continue reading

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For the sake of the children

My mum was telling me about some families she knows, whose kids have gone off the rails. “All my kids have grown up to be useful citizens, who do things to help others and not just themselves,” she said. I … Continue reading

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The deal

“Your mission, should you choose to accept it…” And this was certainly going to be a Mission Impossible. It was a great offer though – who wouldn’t want to be the ‘treasured possession’ of someone who had put together the greatest … Continue reading

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Challenged to change

As a teenager, when I was studying for exams, I used to leave all my books out when I finished for the night, as I would be starting from the same point the next morning. Why waste time tidying up, … Continue reading

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