On trauma shaming, minimisation, tone policing and kindness…

If you happen to browse Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok or any other platforms where humans interact with each other and share part of their lives - and let's face it, this past year of a pandemic has meant a lot more scrolling than previous years - you will inevitably come across something that reads like … Continue reading On trauma shaming, minimisation, tone policing and kindness…

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year 

   I count myself very lucky to have been brought up in a family where, no matter where else you are for the rest of the year, Christmas is a time for us all to be together. From watching 'Elf' and 'It's A Wonderful Life' together and quoting along with them to piling our plates … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year 

Magic Words

Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you'll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you'll find that you have more of it. - Ralph Marston This weekend my neighbours came through … Continue reading Magic Words