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Treading the Spiritual Path: I am exactly where I am meant to be.

I just came from a rather..energising meditation session. Now I do not partake in this activity regularly. It has not yet become part of my daily routine, but after today’s session; it absolutely will have to be crammed in there somewhere. After reading The Universe Has Your Back, The Inner Fix, Light is the New Black… Continue reading Treading the Spiritual Path: I am exactly where I am meant to be.

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Not Another Self-Help Book…

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” — Lemony Snicket You will have gathered by now that I am a huge fan of The Self-Help book. None of my friends seem particularly interested in this area – most prefer fiction- but I am all over self-help like..well like a Single Mother… Continue reading Not Another Self-Help Book…

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Confessions of a Single Mother: All The Sweetness

  I am tired. Tired of eating too much sugar, tired of the blemished skin that I know could be clear if I just ate a little better, and tired of knowing this but being unable to change. So this year, for Lent, I’m actually going to try giving something up. (I’ve never really done… Continue reading Confessions of a Single Mother: All The Sweetness

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For the Love of Charity Shops: This Week’s 5 books

“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.” ― Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching I went in to Cancer Research to donate some clothes and left with these: TAO TE CHING This book came up in an interview I was watching with Oprah and Dr… Continue reading For the Love of Charity Shops: This Week’s 5 books

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This Week’s 5 Things

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh 5 things that made me smile this week: CHRISTMAS AT HAPPY HOUSE The past two weeks have been Christmas sessions at Happy House so we’re encouraged – mummies and toddlers- to… Continue reading This Week’s 5 Things

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For The Love of Charity Shops: This Week’s 5 Books

“I cannot sleep unless I am surrounded by books.” –Jorge Luis Borges It’s Friday, which means Happy House (Maia’s aptly named toddler-music class), and, if Grandad doesn’t need the car, a brief mooch around the shops. I’m not overly keen on taking Maia into charity shops mainly because they tend to keep their glassware and… Continue reading For The Love of Charity Shops: This Week’s 5 Books

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Happiness by Design: The 4 Powerful Books I’m Currently Reading

“The Law of Attraction or the Law of Love…they are one and the same.” – Charles Haanel These are my kind of books. I love anything spiritual or personal development related. The first two – The Power and The Answer – are rather Woo-Woo and at times a little repetitive, but the message is clear: Love… Continue reading Happiness by Design: The 4 Powerful Books I’m Currently Reading