We all need to be held

We have a puppy.  It’s like having a new baby.  We’re getting up in the night to let him out and he needs carrying when we go out as he hasn’t had his jabs yet.

Here he is inspiring me to write this.  He could of course sit on the floor as I write, but … Read more


Ambition

I’ve always been really focused and success driven. 2 MAs, 1 degree, 2 post grad certs and 1 PhD attest to a life spent achieving.

  • What are your biggest achievements?

But I’ve lost my mojo.

I’ve got half a book written, an audio course on divorce good to go…but my drive to get on with … Read more


Malsow’s hierarchy of needs

This is just a quickie as I’ve not been in much of a writing mood.  I know it will come back again, it’s just not here now much.

I put it down to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.  Writing for me is ‘self actualizing’ ie being the best of myself and bringing my unique skills and … Read more


From Love to Fear and back again

The last blog I wrote was about a cuscus and a giant rat and fear and at the end of that blog I concluded that the opposite to fear was not courage but love.  I argued that love was possible when we move through 5 stages:

  1. Awareness first to assess whether harm is intended or
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Fear

The other Saturday night we watched Lost Land of the Volcano on BBC which showed Steve Backshall, Gordon Buchanan, a giant rat (as big as a cat) and a cuscus (a tree climbing marsupial)l in a crater of an extinct volcano in New Guinea.

The cuscus was first ever seen on camera by Buchanan and … Read more


Christmas Talk?

Partner and I have been arguing about talking.

His work is all about information, accuracy and being precise (he calls this ‘being right’).  He’s used to getting and giving information and when he asks questions to do with work they are to elicit a very specific type of information.

I am useless at remembering facts … Read more


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