Responsibility, control and power
- What do ‘power’, ‘control’ and ‘responsibility’ look like to you?
I’ve been watching my kids and the people around me, as well as myself, and wondering what the relationship is between these words. I started off looking at it from a family perspective and then got to thinking about it at work and it strikes … Read more
Christmas is a ritual. The winter solstice is a ritual. New Year is a ritual.
- • What do you think of when you hear the word ‘ritual’?
• Which rituals have you been involved in during your life?
Many of us won’t be aware of our first ritual; how our birth was marked. Some people … Read more
Wanting More More More
Remember that song: More More More (or am I showing my age here? The video is so 70s it will make you laugh and cringe)
One of the pieces of feedback I got from the blog about contentment was how easy it is to keep looking for more, rather than being content with what we … Read more
Inherited Unintentional Untruths
Yesterday the kids and I went to a local event by a canal. As we approached the entrance, we spotted blackberries and guzzled.
We rarely make blackberry crumble or blackberry pie as we’re an ‘eat as you go’ kind of family so we end up with sticky fingers and blackish tongues – but nothing in … Read more
My former therapist used to say ‘when someone starts talking about money, food or sex, pay attention, because they’re really talking about love.
See what you think? I think it definitely tells us something about what we value and where we invest in ourselves and others.
I went on a splurge this week which is … Read more
Friends and Social Capital
What a week or two!
I’d been driving my car for a while knowing that there was an odd bumping and grinding noise by the front passenger tyre, but being a real girl, I ignored it and hoped it would go away.
It didn’t. The kids could hear it too.
Realising that we were about … Read more